Overfishing depleting sea resources

China Daily
February 21, 2013

Deteriorating fish stocks off the coast of East China’s Shandong province are forcing fishermen to travel increasingly farther from the shore.

“About a decade ago, we could catch lots of fish after traveling about 90 nautical miles away from land, but now we have to go as far as 130 to 160 nautical miles,” said Hou Jiwei, from Wulian county, Shandong province.

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