Inexhaustible Oceans 0
I doubt that this applies only to the U. K.
Over-fishing means UK trawlers have to work 17 times as hard for the same fish catch as 120 years ago, a study shows.
Researchers used port records dating from the late 1800s, when mechanised boats were replacing sailing vessels.
In the journal Nature Communications, they say this implies “an extraordinary decline” in fish stocks and “profound” ecosystem changes.
Four times more fish were being landed in UK ports 100 years ago than today, and catches peaked in 1938.
And we haven’t seen yet the effects of the gusher: