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Australia debates effects of warming ocean waters on its fisheries

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015 - 07:00 UTC
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New evidence is emerging that climate change could join overfishing as a major threat to the world's seafood supplies. While Australia – a small producer on a global scale, accounting for only 0.2% of the world's seafood – has relatively healthy fisheries, it is suddenly and quite brutally feeling the effects of warming ocean waters. Read full article


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  • DennisA

    Yet another scientist jumping on the =global warming bandwagon with no supporting evidence, just speculation concerning a natural event.

    Jul 22nd, 2015 - 08:28 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tezza

    I'm prepared to accept human activity is affecting the climate...but wait!

    Once every Chinese and Indian has a car and a refrigerator, I think we'll all see it on the grand scale as they number almost half of humanity, we already consume one and a half times what the Earth can provide.

    The planet will recover when we're gone

    Jul 22nd, 2015 - 10:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    we already consume one and a half times what the Earth can provide.

    Is that a bad translation?
    WTF does it mean?

    Jul 22nd, 2015 - 12:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Tips for Australians. Quit seafood. Avoid anything spanish.

    Jul 22nd, 2015 - 12:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tezza

    It means 'yankeeboy' that we're using resources that are only there temporarily, like spending your salary, then dipping into savings, works only in the short term.

    In the meantime millions starve because others are consuming their share, got it yet?

    .and there was no need for the 'WTF' remark...a civilised chat to a better education might help.

    Jul 22nd, 2015 - 03:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 5 tezza

    Yes, we can see the 'better education' you have been subjected to. :o(

    Jul 22nd, 2015 - 05:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redp0ll

    Global warming??? It snowed in Queensland for the first time in 50 years last week.

    Jul 22nd, 2015 - 05:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    5. Can you tell me what “resources” you are referring to?

    Who's starving and why?

    WTF are you talking about?

    Jul 22nd, 2015 - 05:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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