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Nothing fishy about the global aquaculture industry’s performance


Overfishing across the world’s oceans is becoming an increasingly serious problem, causing fish stocks around the globe to become depleted. Furthermore, fishing fleets are estimated to be two to three times larger than is necessary, causing further unsustainability in fish stocks. Fishing rights disputes have also become increasingly common; as a result aquaculture is becoming increasingly important as a solution to sustainability in the fish industry. This is reflected in the global aquaculture industry’s growth of 5.4% in 2013, to reach a value of $121 billion (with almost 60 million… Read more