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Over fishing the oceans.

A new map just published shows how much of the oceans are being over fished. More than half of the world’s oceans are now being fished by industrial vessels and more than 70,000 vessels cover a greater surface than agriculture on earth. 134 more words

Vietnam Environmental Reporting Flaws...

mongabay.com Commentary by Michael Tatarski on 30 January 2018 Vietnam’s global press freedom ranking is one of the lowest in the world. Reporters Without Borders ranks Vietnam 175 0f 180 in its 2017 annual press freedom index.

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Cartoon guide to biodiversity loss XLIII

I’m travelling again, so here’s another set of fishy cartoons to appeal to your sense of morbid fascination with biodiversity loss in the sea. See full stock of previous ‘ 7 more words


"Why Sea Cucumbers Are Making Life Harder for Diesel Traders"


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.

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26 May 2017 (AFR) - China's appetite for seafood is pushing global fish stocks to the brink

(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

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