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Sheppard, Charles (Charles R. C.) (2014)
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Languages: English
Types: Other
Subjects: QH, S1
This editorial concerns the joint issue of human numbers and failure of food supply, and focuses on the fact that coral reefs, if fished less intensively and destructively, can support much more biomass (food) than they do now. It starts with correcting some misconceptions about the supply of food globally, before focussing on some reasons why reefs cannot do what they are being asked to do. It also tries to show that failing to admit to some clear points is leading to a worsening situation.
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