Farmed Fish Consumption At Record High, UN Report Reveals

Posted In Ecosystem Destruction, News
May
19

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Humans have never eaten so much fish and other seafood, but nearly half of it is no longer caught wild but is grown in farms, says the United Nations.

The rapid growth in the number of people living near coasts and fish farming’s ability to keep up with population growth has seen per capita fish consumption soar from 10kg per person in the 1960s to more than 19kg in 2012…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK

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