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WWF: Ocean Fish Numbers on 'Brink of Collapse'

The amount of fish in the oceans has halved since 1970, in a plunge to the "brink of collapse" caused by overfishing and other threats, the WWF conservation group said on Wednesday. Populations of some commercial fish stocks, such as a group including tuna, mackerel and bonito, had fallen by almost 75 percent, according to a study by the WWF and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). Marco Lambertini, director general of WWF International, told Reuters mismanagement was...

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