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Synonyms for overexploitation

exploitation to the point of diminishing returns

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Coase (1974) showed that a lighthouse is not the best example of a public good, and Steven Cheung (1973) explained that bees, in most cases, do not provide an unpriced externality, we also need to rethink how we present the overexploitation of open-access resources and its applicability to bison.
Overexploitation of marine fish stocks is resulting in diminished yields [.
For decades in Europe, fishing has been a story of decline, with severe overexploitation of fish stocks and small-scale fishermen squeezed out of business by a minority of profiteering fishing barons," Saskia Richartz of Greenpeace added.
He severely criticized drug-trafficking and overexploitation of natural resources recalling to that effect his own quotations praying Jesus to render everyone of us into custodians in charge of the welfare of this universe.
Rhe island has since been highlighted as a warning of the dangers of overexploitation, with the theory being that the Rapa Nui eradicated the island's forests to serve their obsession with statue building.
Overexploitation of resources, coupled with natural phenomena and the fall in prices on the international markets have contributed to the decline of shrimp producing sector, according to the industry and the authorities.
Introduction of alien species in some habitats has reduced frog populations, and overexploitation of frogs for food, teaching, and research has led to declines in some frog populations.
Despite existing fishing regulations, poor enforcement has meant that the effort has not been controlled and many fishery species are in peril due to overexploitation.
Unless action is taken now, the consequences of our activities are at high risk of causing, through the combined effects of climate change, overexploitation, pollution and habitat loss, the next globally significant extinction event in the ocean.
Concerned about overexploitation of certain stocks, such as octopus, the
We feel certain that these measures would prevent the overexploitation that depleted this species previously.
The Dead Sea was chosen as the location for the IWA Efficient 2011 conference, since it is a natural wonder at risk of disappearing due to unsustainable water resource management, climate change, and the overexploitation of the area's water sources for industrial use, all of which have resulted in the Dead Sea's water levels receding by one meter per year.
Currently most of Kenya's bamboo reserves are found in government forests which have since 1989 been protected by a presidential ban that prohibited bamboo harvesting due to fears of overexploitation.
The percentage of overexploitation needs to go down although at least we seem to be reaching a plateau," he said.
Although 75 percent of the world's fisheries are now either overexploited, fully exploited, significantly depleted or recovering from overexploitation, many governments continue to provide huge subsidies--about $20 billion annually--to their fishing sectors," says Andy Sharpless, Oceana's CEO.