Just yesterday, we went salmon shopping with my mom at Giant for the familyвЂ™s bimonthly seafood haul. Similar to every Singaporean auntie, my mother looked over the dangling red tags вЂ“ $1.35/100g, up through the $1.19/100g in January вЂ“ and reported.
So just why the cost hike?
Merely stated, overfishing.
And not of salmon but of various other types too, in fact, 80% regarding the fish that is worldвЂ™s are completely exploited.
(Caption: the consequences of very nearly 2 centuries worth of exploiting fish)
Since depletion of seafood in oceans around the world may be demonstrated to impact the everyday lives of individuals right here, it really is clear we are all responsible for its renewal that we are all on the same boat in causing and combatting overfishing вЂ“ and.
We cannot allow Governments from the hook
It really is clear that measures taken by the EU, mainly Common Fisheries Policy are sorely ineffective. Read more