These illegal catches move through opaque supply chains due to a lack of systems to track fish from catch to consumer—something called traceability—and import controls in much of the sector. If it is possible to bring back fish to 'dead' rivers, there is surely hope for the world's oceans. And now, these heavily subsidised industrial fleets are cleaning up tropical oceans too.
Later this month, governments are due to adopt new U. The research also found that biodiversity loss is tightly linked to declining water quality, harmful algal blooms, ocean dead zones, fish kills, and coastal flooding.
Fish and seafood make up 17 percent of the animal protein consumed worldwide, not 17 percent of the overall protein intake. Kibin does not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of the essays in the library; essay content should not be construed as advice.
Marco Lambertini, director general of WWF International, told Reuters mismanagement was pushing "the ocean to the brink of collapse".
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With climate change expected to impact agricultural production, people are going to rely more than ever on fish for their nutritional needs. These regional analyses were important, because some parts of the ocean have warmed faster than others. High ocean temperatures can kill off both the fish themselves and the sources of food they depend on.