How corporations are stealing the sea

Tuesday, 16 August 2022 — — Origin: Climate & Capitalism

Overfishing, seabed mining, corporate greed: it’s time to take back control

by Guy Standing

For most of human history, the oceans have been seen as a global commons, the benefits and resources of which belong to us all in equal measure. But our seas – and the marine environment as a whole – are being ravaged by exploitation for corporate profit. The result is a social, economic and ecological crisis that threatens the very life support system of the Earth.

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