Sea Ice Retreat Could Lead to Rapid Overfishing in the Arctic

As arctic sea ice continues to melt at alarming rates due to climate change, new concerns about increased exposure of these virgin waters to the ravages of commercial fishing arise. Taking lessons from the population collapse of fish populations in the Bering Straight due to lack of regulation and data, international leaders from nations along the Arctic Circle are working together to protect these new territories and hopefully preserve capacities for the future.

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