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Economic development drives world-wide overfishing

Stocks of wild fish cannot be protected from overfishing in the long term by the expansion of aquaculture alone. Economic driving forces such as increasing global demand for fish or improved fishing methods will lead in future ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Ecology
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Fishing for the future of coral reefs

New fishery regulations based on science are needed in the Caribbean to give coral reefs a fighting chance against climate change, according to an international study published today.

dateApr 04, 2016 in Environment
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Showdown looms for lucrative tuna industry

The future of the world's largest tuna fishery will be decided at a meeting in Australia this week, with Pacific island nations demanding tighter controls on a catch now worth US$7.0 billion a year.

dateDec 01, 2013 in Ecology
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