“According to a report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the world share of commercial fish stocks at sustainable levels has drastically decreased – down to 68.6% in 2013 from 90% in 1974. Furthermore, in 2013 fully-fished stocks comprised 58.1%.
Europe has suffered its share of problems. Herring was so overfished on England’s east coast that a moratorium was announced in the 1970s. Now even the fish for the famed Craster-kipper in Northumberland are imported from Norway.”
Read the full piece on Norwegian Arts.