Will the ocean run out of fish ?

Will the ocean run out of fish ?

Will the ocean run out of fish ?

by | 18 Jun 2010 | Education, Ocean, Video, Videos-Planet, Youngsters | 0 comments

52% of the world’s fisheries are fully exploited and 24% are overexploited, depleted or recovering from collapse. We’re landing smaller, younger fish. We’re wiping out entire fish populations.When the fish stocks go, so do the jobs: tor example, with the cod collapse in the Grand Banks in Canada, 40’000 people were suddenly without work.1, 2, 3

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When most people think of fishing, we imagine relaxing in a boat and patiently reeling in the day’s catch. But modern industrial fishing— the kind that stocks our grocery shelves — looks more like warfare. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jennifer Jacquet explain overfishing and its effects on ecosystems, food security, jobs, economies, and coastal cultures.

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    1. United Nations,  General facts regarding world fisheries, 28 May 2010
    2. National Geographic, Will the ocean run out of fish ?  11 Aug 2017
    3. WWF, Europe runs out of fish, 9 July 2018

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