Capacity-enhancing fishery subsidies provided by emerging economies are supporting overfishing in the high seas and in the national exclusive economic zones of other states. Action must be taken to avoid detrimental impacts on livelihoods and food security across the Global South — before global fish stocks are depleted.
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Hopewell, K., Margulis, M.E. Emerging economy subsidies undermining sustainability of global fisheries. Nat Food 3, 2–3 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43016-021-00451-1