Silent Seas

Silent Seas

Originally submitted by Jari Kaivo-oja
last updated by Rafael Popper

Wild Card's progress: fully-fledged

The source of this Wild Card: 
Scientific American. December 2010. Article "Silent Seas", p. 80.

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2025

Wild Card's description 
Today 52% of global fishing stock is fully exploited, 28% is overexploited and 20% is moderately or lightly exploited. We are emptying the oceansof fish faster than most species can repopulate themselves. International waters are poorly policed.