It can be hard to break out of the mentality that our bountiful sea can always provide, especially when we don’t see first hand the scale of the industry, the damage it causes and the waste of non-target species.
It’s also a global problem, and it can be hard to know where to start to take action. I think the first step is to encourage people to educate themselves and then decide how they want to yield their power as a consumer.
So yes, links galore below:
Overfishing is consistently recognized as a threat to biodiversity, and to coral reef and other marine ecosystem health. These links report the findings of years of study and analysis into bite-sized chunks of information. If you are interested in the subject to click through and read the links within the links.