Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth Plenary Opening – Panel discussion

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The recent Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth, held in the Hague, the Netherlands, highlighted the need to take steps to tackle overfishing, climate change and pollution of the oceans. The summit committed to a set of concrete actions responding to the urgency for restoring productive, resilient oceans that drive broad-based blue growth and deliver food security.

Plenty of Fish in the Sea?

Stephen Hall -

Investment in sustainable aquaculture essential, floating cages in the Philippines. Photo credit Wilfredo Yap

How many of us have been told at some point in our lives “don’t worry…there’s plenty more fish in the sea”?

This old proverb might comfort us for disappointment in love, but taken in its most literal sense, few people seem to believe it.