How important is sustainable fishing when it comes to what you eat?

More than 3 in 4 people support banning stores & restaurants from selling endangered fish.

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  • Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani Data Journalist, Canada, Public Affairs
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Decades of overfishing, pollution and climate change are threatening fish species at an unprecedented pace.

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) estimates there are more than 400 endangered marine species around the world. But reversing years of damage done to our marine ecosystem, and the way people eat is difficult to do.

In a recent survey on behalf of the World Economic Forum, we asked nearly 20,000 people across 28 countries how important sustainable fishing was when it came to what they ate.

The results show sustainable fishing matters. But, there are some parts of the world where more support is needed.

Here’s what you need to know in 90 seconds.

The author(s)

  • Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani Data Journalist, Canada, Public Affairs

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