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Synonyms for overfishingover·fish·ing

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  1. Andrew Clayton:

    In October, fisheries ministers must set fishing limits that end overfishing without delay for all Baltic fish stocks.

  2. Shyla Raghav:

    There's a lot of rampant overfishing that's affecting fish stocks around the world.

  3. Andy Cornish:

    Sharks are in crisis, the demand for shark fin in East and Southeast Asia and for shark meat in other parts of the world are the major drivers for the overfishing of sharks. This is, by far, the biggest cause of the shark population decline. Currently, 100 % of shark fin sold in Hong Kong is from unsustainable and/or untraceable sources.

  4. Colin Simpfendorfer:

    The tropics host incredible shark and ray diversity, but too many of these inherently vulnerable species have been heavily fished for more than a century by a wide range of fisheries that remain poorly managed, despite countless commitments to improve, as a result, we fear we will soon confirm that one or more of these species has been driven to extinction from overfishing, a deeply troubling first for marine fishes. We will work to make this study a turning point in efforts to prevent any more irreversible losses and secure long-term sustainability.

  5. Jay Sirois:

    Essentially, what's happening is, two ingredients that are both safe and effective for use in sunscreen are being banned, essentially on the basis of a single study which claims that these ingredients harm coral reefs, this has to be viewed in the wider picture of the significant amount of evidence available that shows there are other, more important causes of coral decline such as global warming, overfishing, pollution and runoff.

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