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Fisheries (Afro-Eurasia: Assessing Sustainability)  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Humans have been fishing for more than 100,000 years, and until about 1900 most fishing practices were sustainable. During the last 100 years, almost every corner of the oceans has been heavily impacted by modern industrial fishing. The amount of wild-caught fish peaked in1980, but due to the rapidly emerging aquacultural sector, total production of fish had doubled as of2011. ...

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