Coastal fisheries

Photo | January 24, 2011

The depletion of the remaining Pacific tuna is not just felt in the Pacific Islands but also in places like Taiwan - where coastal tuna fisheries have suffered. Small scale fishermen get less and less big fish, and markets see fewer tuna.Small-scale coastal fisherman rely on a sustinable tuna fishery for their livelihoods. Industrial overfishing poses a serious threat - not just to ocean life but to coastal communities.

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