International Scientists Predict Fisheries Collapse by 2050

“”We have essentially been mining down marine systems by taking the biggest and best fish first, which is the equivalent of gold in a mine,” [senior research associate Reg] Watson said. “Then we’ve moved down to smaller fish and then even smaller fish so that now we’re fishing for fish in deep, cold water — fish that take a long time to reproduce.” Nicholas Read and Margaret Munro in the Vancouver, Cananda Sun.

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