This past month the eighth international World Fisheries Day was observed. The global media turned the spotlight on two reports dealing with climate change and ocean ecosystems. While these generated controversy, they also showed that scientists and managers are undertaking long-term programmes and exploring various approaches to improve current trends. Ocean ecosystems show a great ability to rebound -- provided that beneficial changes happen soon.
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