Worst Case Scenarios For The Future of Planet Earth

Fish Becoming Extinct

#7 Fish Becoming Extinct

At present, approximately 87% of the world’s assessed total fish stocks are duly classified as alarmingly over-exploited if not fully exploited. If we do not stop our fishing habits then as per the estimates, by 2050 all the fish stocks are going to be exhausted.

In order to cure this problem catch limits on certain species have been imposed by many organizations including the UN and European Commission. However, a certain amount of responsibility stays on us laypeople, too.

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