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Impact of Unsustainable Fishing Practices on Sea Bed and Ocean Productivity

Abstract: 
An overview of the degradation of global fish stocks due to use of modern technologies and unsustainable fishing methods. Largely covers bottom trawling but also discusses by catch and other land-related or climate change threats. Part of a report on the state of global ocean life and quality entitled "In Dead Water."
Author: 
Nellemann, C., Hain, S., and Alder, J. (Eds)
Institution: 
United Nations Environment Programme, GRID-Arendal
Year: 
2008
Input By: 
Maria Francesca R. Fernandez
Affiliation: 
Collaborating centre
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