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8.4: Fisheries and Issues of Global Catch; Activity 1

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  • The Ocean is vast, but its resources are finite

    Empty Oceans Empty Nets (this is an excellent movie on the subject)(link is external)

    Map of Fish as food: per capita supply on average 2003 - 2005

    Source: FAO(link is external)


    Activity 1: Fisheries

    • Scan/read the document from FAO and pick 4 or 5 of the most compelling plots and/or data sets. Give details about where to find them (so that others can find them in the document) and summarize, in a few sentences for each, why you chose them. Use the Canvas Discussion forum.
    • Respond to a few of the blogs written by other students

    Grading criteria

    See the grading rubric for specifics on how this assignment will be graded.

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