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Commercial fishing impact on oceans biodiversity

Wherever we turn the negative effects of commercial fishing are evident. The indiscriminate exploitation of aquatic creatures is reaching to a point of no return.

According to James Woolford of the World Wildlife Fund's European fisheries campaign, "The trail of destruction behind industrialized fishing must be stopped or our children will be left with a barren ocean." Industrial fishing is as wasteful as it gets. For example, up to 80 percent of some North Sea plaice catches are thrown overboard dead or dying due to their small size and two sharks are killed for every one swordfish caught illegally off Morocco, for the European market.

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The alarming rate at which animals are being exploited is simply appalling. The destruction of living creatures for the sake of profit and taste is not honoring to God. There’s not much time to turn things around and bring healing into the world. Christians are called to exercise our privilege and responsibility to be good stewards of God’s creation.

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