Category: Biological

The global catch of fish and seafood is falling at three times the rate reported by the United Nations and urgently needs to be slowed to avoid a crash, reports Christopher Pala. The finding comes in a new study for Nature which quantifies the huge illegal industrial fish pillaging taking place around the world, together with artisanal catches, which in 2010 added over 50% to UN estimates.

Source: Oceans running out of fish as undeclared catches add a third to official figures – The Ecologist

Posted: January 19, 2016 in Biological