01 May 2013

Where Chinese vessels fish

Pew Charitable Trusts: China foreign fishing is largely unreported

Nature: Detective work uncovers under-reported overfishing

Original article:
Pauly D., et al. 2013. China's distant-water fisheries in the 21st century. Fish and Fisheries doi:10.1111/faf.1203

For those who are interested in the global and regional implications, there are a number of documentaries reporting the consequences of overfishing by foreign fleets along the coasts of Africa (and elsewhere). These include The End of the Line, The Damned of the Sea and the more recent Planet Ocean.

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