02 May '11, 4pm

Overfishing Sucks, But World's Fisheries Might Not Be As Depleted As We Thought

Overfishing Sucks, But World's Fisheries Might Not Be As Depleted As We Thought

Sustainable Fishing Important, Whichever Numbers Are More Accurate As a TreeHugger reader though, the best practice is still to pay close attention to the fish that you buy, ensuring it comes from fisheries that are certified sustainable whenever possible. Even if the less-depleted numbers are accurate (and as to be expected, scientists supporting the stats showing higher levels of overfishing are defending their methodology) we don't want to be eating any species into collapse or extinction--and there are still specific fish species in very much dire straits.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/overfishing-bad-b...

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