Pacific fisheries

Publication - 3 June, 2004
As fish stocks collapse in the north, global over-capacity of fishing fleets is causing them to expand into the Pacific. This migration threatens to overwhelm the Pacific’s vital fisheries. Rather than fix the problem at home, fishing fleets from the north are taking their problems south. They have almost destroyed their own fisheries and now, rather than accept a reduction in capacity, the fleets are looking towards the Pacific.

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