Living Oceans Report
Boom or Bust: The Future of Fish in the South China Sea
The report presents a state of the union today, and provides a compelling reason for regional cooperation and fishery management. The “business as usual scenario” is one which is not sustainable, leading to a collapse in many fisheries, particularly when coupled with climate change and acidification impacts. Proper management, however, can help to bring fish stocks back, and bring a stable social scenario for the countries in the region which rely so heavily on this seafood resource for their livelihoods.
ADMCF and RS Group commissioned University of British Columbia Fisheries Economic Research Unit to determine the impacts on fisheries in the South China Sea and regional seafood supply if business continues as usual without sustainable management.
Boom or Bust – Report Simplified Chinese