Old menus reveal collapse of fish stocks
Fisheries experts are using old restaurant menus to piece together how the world’s seafood stocks have declined over the past century and a half. Prices dating back to the 1850s highlight the growing scarcity of foods such as lobster, swordfish and oysters.
Nature: Old menus reveal collapse of fish stocks – Price rises track dwindling of delicacies such as lobster.
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