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On top of stricter emission controls and a move toward electric vehicles, Asia’s diesel traders now have to worry about sea cucumbers off China’s coast.
Tags » Over Fishing
(26 May 2017, AFR, by Andrew Jacobs, New York Times)
‘Once upon a time, the seas teemed with mackerel, squid and sardines, and life was good. 74 more words
GR: Nature rarely forms straight lines or even distributions. Global warming, just like biodiversity, is not even. The study reported below suggests areas that need our greatest conservation efforts. 366 more words
As mentioned before in my previous entry, the depleting stock of the oceans marine life is an issue that cannot be ignored any longer. Its been estimated that around 85% of the worlds fisheries have reached their biological limits and many species such as the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna are severely threatened and at the point of collapse. 689 more words
The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean covering around 20% of Earth’s surface and providing around 14.6% of the worlds catch (The Diplomat, 2012). Fisheries within the Indian Ocean regions are one of their most valuable assets that provides for millions of people and communities. 459 more words