Nutrition: Fall in fish catch threatens human health

15 June 2016

Christopher Golden and colleagues calculate that declining numbers of marine fish will spell more malnutrition in many developing nations.

How will the 10 billion people expected to be living on Earth by 2050 obtain sufficient and nutritious food? This is one of the greatest challenges humanity faces. Global food systems must supply enough calories and protein for a growing human population and provide important micronutrients such as iron, zinc, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins.

Full story in Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science: http://www.nature.com/news/nutrition-fall-in-fish-catch-threatens-human-health-1.20074

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