23 Feb '12, 9pm

Overfishing Costs EU '£2.7 billion each year' and 100,000 Jobs

Overfishing Costs EU '£2.7 billion each year' and 100,000 Jobs

Industrial overfishing is not only destructing marine ecosystems that are already stretched to the limits, it also has huge economic costs, according to a new report titled Jobs Lost at sea by the UK-based New Economics Foundation (NEF). The author of the report found that a large number of jobs and high economic losses, which they estimate at £2.7 billion and 100,000 jobs, can be attributed to the depletion of fish stocks around Europe. Conversely, fixing the problem can not only have many environmental benefits, but also economic ones. The report Jobs Lost at Sea estimates the benefits of rebuilding 43 European stocks (out of more than 150) and finds that: Restoring these 43 stocks to their maximum sustainable yield (MSY) would generate 3.53 million tonnes of additional landings ; enough to meet the annual demand of fish for almost 160 million EU citizens . Value of rest...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/ocean-conservation/overfishing-...

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