Feature - Plenty more fish in the sea? The biggest cause of this deterioration — bigger than pollution — is overfishing. Rampant over-fishing around the globe has caused some of our favorite species to hover near collapse. There has been a 90 percent drop in the number of tuna, salmon, cod, swordfish, rays, pollack and haddock since the s, wrote Jeremy Jackson, director of the Scripps Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at the University of California, San Diego, in a paper published last year in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Ana Beatriz Brito. Increasing fishing efforts without effective management systems will have devastating economic, social and environmental consequences globally. Image Credit: Mother Nature Network. Why is it happening? Sardines are under threat of extinction. Portuguese culture goes hand in hand with grilled sardines.
The government tries to preserve a fecund part of the coral triangle. But it is not a vocation Samsul Osman wants for his own four children. Sometimes his family goes hungry. Fish stocks are dwindling. But climate change and warming oceans, overfishing and destructive fishing practices, along with pollution from coastal communities and industries, threaten the fragile ecosystems that support underwater life, as well as millions of traditional fishermen like Mr Osman.
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