Overfishing causing reef shark numbers in the Pacific to decline
APRIL 30, 2012
We’ve significantly contributed to the near extinction of land and marine creatures owing to deforestation, food, poaching and global warming. According to Marc Nadon of the University of Hawaii, reef shark numbers have declined significantly around populated islands by over 90 percent compared to those around untouched reefs. Sonia Renthlei: The connection between the declining population of many species and humans cannot be denied.