Article: Disappearing Fish Print

Jeremy Wade Global Event, January 24, 2012United Nations experts say the world faces a scary possibility of fishless oceans by 2050 without change in the fishing industry.
But collapse of fish stocks is not only an environmental matter; according to the UN, one billion people rely on fish as their main animal protein source!

But don’t be too alarmed. Experts also argue that the disaster can be avoided if fishing fleets are minimized and fish are given protected zones

Creating marine preservation areas to allow female fish to grow to full size is one vital solution. Another is restructuring the fishing fleets to favor smaller boats.

So while fishing fleets and protected zones are all sorted out, remember the three R’s in your own life: REDUCE, REUSE, and RECYCLE.

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