Wednesday, 16 May 2018

437 million tonnes of fish wasted due to harmful fishing

The Weather Network highlighted a UBC study that found fisheries relying on bottom trawling have wasted 437 million tonnes of fish and $560 billion in revenue over the past 65 years globally.

“Industrial fisheries do not bring everything they catch to port,” said Tim Cashion, lead study author and a PhD candidate at UBC’s Institute of Oceans and Fisheries.

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