Overfished: Why North Korea leaves behind ‘ghost ships’ and turns a blind eye
The world’s fish supply is in critical danger, and strange economic constraints are making things worse for North Korea
Billions of people around the world — especially those in the globe’s poorest nations — survive by eating seafood. But overfishing is staging the planet for a serious food crisis, and waters along North Korea’s coasts are already succumbing to the dangers of overfishing.
The East Sea coasts are facing an ongoing crisis, with tons of squid illegally plucked from waters and hundreds of stripped and abandoned “ghost ships” washing up on Japanese or Russian shores.
The problem is well-known to environmentalists and those concerned with maintaining a healthy marine stock. New fishing data and
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