Study links piracy to low fishing yields and fisherman turning to piracy

May 20 2023


A new study on piracy revealed surges in "part-time pirates" are deeply linked to climate change.

Fishermen in east Africa and the South China Sea turn to piracy when the fish supply is low. As climate change kills fish, the former fisherman grow more desperate in their attacks, the study's authors told Insider.

 

 

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