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Plenty of fish in the sea

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In this file photo, group of fishermen empty their nets at a beach of the Indian Ocean in Aceh, Indonesia, December 22, 2015.Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA
The world is withdrawing from a joint bank account of fish without knowing what has been withdrawn, or the remaining balance

PARIS, France (Jan. 21, 2016) — The global fisheries catch has been underestimated by more than half since 1950, with tens of millions of tons unreported every year, said a study Tuesday, January 19, warning that stocks may be running low.

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Is Climate Change Threatening the World’s Fisheries

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As if overfishing didn’t already exert enough extreme pressure on the supply of seafood, warming ocean temperatures are diminishing the ability for global fisheries to repopulate

January 12, 2016 —You know that whole climate change thing you’ve been herring so much about? Well, in addition to increased natural disasters, melting glaciers, and rising sea levels, the climate crisis is dolphin-itely threatening the world’s seafood supply. Continue reading Is Climate Change Threatening the World’s Fisheries