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What Happens if we Overfish the Oceans?

Series: Unstable Earth Volume: 3

By: Angela Royston (Author)

32 pages, colour photos

Hodder Wayland Publishers

Paperback | Aug 2014 | #219258 | ISBN-13: 9780750283731
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NHBS Price: £8.99 $11/€10 approx
Hardback | Aug 2013 | #219259 | ISBN-13: 9780750279284
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What Happens if we Overfish the Oceans? looks at the causes and effects of the overfishing of the oceans and asks what will happen to people, animals and the environment if the rapid depletion of fish stocks continues. It imagines scenarios at varying stages in the future and examines whether and how disaster can be averted.


- Plenty of fish in the sea?
- What is overfishing?
- Factory fishing
- Bad news for fish
- No more cod and chips: the North Sea 2020
- Sea animals in danger
- What can we do?
- West Africa 2030
- Are fish farms the answer?
- The consequences of fish farming
- Starving billions: South East Asia 2040
- Can fishing be sustainable?
- It can be done: Iceland 2050
- Will fishing survive?
- Glossary
- Further reading
- Index

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Angela Royston is an experienced author of non-fiction for children, specialising in books about extreme weather, geography, science and nature.

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