I do not believe that most people realize the importance of the world’s fisheries. FAO estimates that fisheries and aquaculture feeds approximately 12% of the world’s population. They are equally important for employment around the world as they generated about US$129 billion through 160 million tons of fish exports in 2012 (World Bank, 2015).
The situation regarding ocean fisheries is dire and the need for change is becoming frequently more critical. According to WWF, the amount of fish in the oceans has halved since 1970. The main reason for ocean fisheries being on the brink of collapse is... [+] Read more