Title

How China’s Expanding Fishing Fleet Is Depleting the World’s Oceans

Date of Publication

2020 12:00 AM

Security Theme

IUU Fishing

Keywords

IUU Fishing, China, Latin America, squid, depletion, fish stocks

Description

After exhausting areas close to home, China’s vast fishing fleet has moved into the waters of other nations, depleting fish stocks. More than seafood is at stake, as China looks to assert itself on the seas and further its geo-political ambitions, from East Asia to Latin America.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

How China’s Expanding Fishing Fleet Is Depleting the World’s Oceans

After exhausting areas close to home, China’s vast fishing fleet has moved into the waters of other nations, depleting fish stocks. More than seafood is at stake, as China looks to assert itself on the seas and further its geo-political ambitions, from East Asia to Latin America.