- 9.2: Overfishing
- Overfishing occurs when we take too many marine resources at a rate faster than they can reproduce or recover. And as a result, fish populations are becoming severely depleted. In some cases, the end result of overfishing is a permanent collapse in fish supplies. It is important that we move to a more sustainable fishing method that will both maintain a steady food source for coastal communities and reduce the negative effects on marine ecosystems.
- 9.7: Diseases and Pathogens
- In the ocean, different species of marine life are susceptible to varying types of diseases and pathogens. Different pathogens and diseases may either affect a wide variety of species or specialize on a few.
[note: these images need to be moved over to the subchapter on Whaling, 15.2]
Tools used to kill whales education.nationalgeographic....haling/?ar_a=1
Eskimos butchering whale