Overfishing: Sharks & Rays


The link below is to an article reporting on how overfishing has become a major threat to sharks and rays around the world.

For more visit:
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1112687250/sharks-rays-wcs-iucn-090512/

Overfishing in the North Sea


The link below is to an article that considers overfishing in the North Sea and the threat to Cod.

For more visit:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/9546004/Just-100-cod-left-in-North-Sea.html

Overfishing: Predator Fish Decline has Led to Surge in Smaller Fish


The following link is to an article on what may at first appearance seem not a major issue. However, upon further consideration, the surge of smaller fish populations around the world due to a decline in larger predator fish species and sharks has growing complications for our oceans.

For more visit:
http://www.bemoreeco.com/2011/03/05/how-the-demise-of-the-shark-has-led-to-our-oceans-becoming-packed-with-sardines/

 

Coral Reefs in Trouble


A recent report has highlighted the disturbing threats faced by the earth’s coral reefs, with 75% now threatened by various issues including global warming, pollution and overfishing.

For more visit:
http://saveourseas.com/blog/75_of_worlds_coral_reefs_threatened