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Government Subsidies Contribute to Unprofitable High Seas Fishing

A study published in Science Advances examines the practice of government subsidies for high seas fishing—that which is conducted outside jurisdictional waters—and finds that it is often not profitable as well as being destructive to ocean health. According to National Geographic’s analysis of the issue, such unprofitable or “marginally profitable” fishing represents only a small portion of global fishing activity,

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