Ten per cent of world could face malnutrition as fish stocks tumble

More than 10 per cent of the world’s population could face malnutrition within the next few decades due to falling fish catches, warns a new study.

The study, conducted by scientists at the University of British Columbia and Harvard and published Wednesday in Nature, combines data on fish populations and nutritional needs around the world. The results set off alarm bells about the continued effect that overfishing and climate change could have on human health – especially in developing countries where people are most reliant on fish for nutritional needs.

Full story in the Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ten-per-cent-of-world-could-face-malnutrition-as-fish-stocks-tumble/article30466345/

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