09 Jan '12, 9pm

Declare 20% of the ocean off-limits

We are consuming fish faster than they can reproduce, denuding the ocean. Conventional solutions, such as forcing reductions in fishing capacity, lowering industry subsidies and imposing sustainable quotas on catches, have proved difficult to implement globally. Creating fish banks - marine reserves where no fishing can ever take place - covering at least 20 per cent of the ocean is a bold way to tackle the problem. When areas of the ocean are left to recover from over-fishing, the results are impressive. The number of marine species in fish banks increases by 21 per cent, on average, and the fish grow to be 28 per cent bigger, according to data on 124 reserves in 29 countries. The amount of fish per hectare increases 166 per cent, on average, and fish biomass, or total weight, shoots up 446 per cent over the next 10 years. In most cases, the fish biomass keeps rising for ...

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