Fish will end in 2050

Fishing as an industry will cease to exist after 2050, as well by this time completely depleted fish stocks, the chairman of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN, IUCN) Ashok Khosla.

"By 2050, the fisheries are over, nothing will catch the industry … then come to an end" — said Khosla on Thursday at a news conference in Moscow.

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (SAO), referred to by Khosla, the peak production of fish stocks has been passed to the beginning of the twentieth century. Then, after a brief stabilization, catches fell by 15% from 1950 to 1975, and "reduce the acceleration continues," he said.

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