Nearly Half of U.S. Seafood Supply is Wasted, Study Shows

Nearly Half of U.S. Seafood Supply is Wasted, Study Shows

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As much as 47 percent of the edible US seafood supply is lost each year, mainly from consumer waste, new research suggests. The findings come as food waste in general has been in the spotlight and concerns have been raised about the sustainability of the world’s seafood resources.

In the U.S. and around the world, people are being advised to eat more seafood, but overfishing, climate change, pollution, habitat destruction and the use of fish for other purposes besides human consumption threaten the global seafood supply…

Read Full Article, Science Daily

The World’s Tuna and Mackerel Populations Are in a “Catastrophic” Decline, Quartz (09-17-2015)

Super Trawler Banned, Australia, Greenpeace (09-12-2012)

Global Impact of Debris on Marine Life Studied, (02-19-2015)
Nearly 700 species of marine animal have been recorded as having encountered humanmade debris such as plastic and glass according to the most comprehensive impact study in more than a decade…

One-third of fish caught in Channel have plastic contamination, study shows, Guardian UK (01-30-2013)

Ocean Plastic is Likely Disappearing Into the Food Chain, New Study Indicates, Guardian UK (02-13-2015)

Ocean Wealth Valued at US$24 Trillion, But Sinking Fast, WWF (04-03-2015)

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