We all need freshwater biodiversity

Guest author Rob St. John reflects on why people need freshwater biodiversity. And it‘s more than just the edible fish and recreation that you might…

Freshwater, Fish, and the Future

While fishing, itself, is often the largest anthropogenic influence on marine fisheries, inland fisheries are often impacted by other societal needs and uses of water resources, particularly competition for freshwater needed for agricultural production, human consumption, and power generation.