13 Seafood Companies Control 40 Percent of Largest, Most Valuable Fish Stocks
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - May 28, 2015
Swedish researchers have found just 13 transnational seafood companies dominate the global industry, controlling as much as 40 percent of the world's largest and most valuable commercial fishery stocks. The study concluded these major companies have been able to produce higher revenues; influence fishery management policy; and dictate sustainable fishing practices compared to the rest of the industry.
Led by Henrik Österblom of the Stockholm Resilience Centre and published in Plos One, the study indentified 13 "keystone actors," corporations that control 11-16 percent fo the global marine catch and 19-40 percent of the world's biggest and most valuable stocks...
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