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While scientists have long been aware of the decline of marine ecological communities, little work has been done on how fishing or shark finning can affect ecosystem level processes, including climate change.
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Evidence has shown for some time now that due to human activity the Earth could be beginning its sixth mass extinction. However, recent discoveries show that unlike other mass extinctions larger sea life are more at risk of becoming extinct before smaller marine animals this time around. 106 more words
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The frigid waters off Japan’s eastern coast teem with sardines, mackerel, anchovy and scallop. They are some of Asia’s most fertile fishing grounds, inspiring an exquisite seafood-rich national cuisine, and supporting a domestic fishing industry worth some $9 billion each year.
You’ve been told countless times, ‘the ice is melting’. Maybe you’re doubtful or just fed up but here’s the thing – the ice really is melting, and fast. 391 more words