The world’s population is expected to grow by another 2 billion to reach 9.6 billion people by 2050. There will be a huge challenge of feeding everyone while at the same time sustaining natural resources for future generations. Fisheries and aquaculture can play a significant role in eliminating hunger. Never before have people consumed so much fish or depended so greatly on the sector for their well-being.

This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:
• The global importance.
• Aquaculture.
• Illegal fishing.

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Publication Date

April 2015


ISSN: 1351-5136

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198 World Fisheries

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