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China orders the reduction of boats as overfishing depletes supplies in coastal waters

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
o address a depletion of stocks caused by overfishing, enterprises in some coastal provinces have been instructed to avoid increasing the size of their fleets or, in other cases, to reduce them by 3 percent.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.