On the verge of collapse

Climate change and overfishing threaten global fish stocks

Fish for sale in an Indonesian market
Fish for sale in an Indonesian market (Vivien Cumming/IRIN)

Fish stocks in our oceans are already depleted and could be in terminal decline due to the twin effects of climate change and overfishing. Scientists are warning of an emerging health crisis in poor countries in the vulnerable tropical zone. This multi-part investigation explores where we are going wrong and how poor fishing communities can and must adapt.

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