Climate change leaves drastic impacts on global fishing industry: Scientists

Latest Update: October 8, 2016 | 197 Views

Scientists at the University of British Columbia have revealed that climate change will cost the global fishing industry ten billion dollars per year due to the harm to fishes and other marine animals.

The study found that ongoing changes in ocean temperature, salinity, oxygen and sea ice levels, and other conditions will drive down the marine creatures in the coming years.

Rising temperatures will also cause decline in many of the fish species thus hard hitting the developing countries dependent on fisheries for food and revenue.

The study suggests that it is necessary to implement marine resource management plans for increasing resilience to climate change.


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