More fish, more food, more prosperity

New study shows most world fisheries can recover in 10 years

Environmental Defense Fund and academic partners have published groundbreaking new research showing that, with better fishing practices, most of the world’s fisheries could rebound within 10 years. Global fish populations could double by 2050, while providing more food and income. Today three billion people rely on seafood as a key source of protein. Reviving fisheries can increase seafood harvests enough to provide significant protein for an additional half a billion people.


Chris Costello, Professor of Natural Resource Economics, Bren School UCSB; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, EDF Trustee
Amanda Leland, Senior Vice President, Oceans, EDF
Laura Rodriguez, Senior Director, Mexico Oceans Program, EDF

This webinar was recorded on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 from 12:30–1:30 PM Eastern

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