Science Talk: Hook diners on alternative seafood before food security sinks

One-third of commercial fish stocks are being harvested at unsustainable levels, and 90 per cent are being fully exploited. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - For many consumers, recent food supply chain disruptions triggered by the war in Ukraine and Covid-19-related snarls in global transportation networks have been a frustrating, if temporary, inconvenience.

But what if instead of brief blips and shortfalls, the supply of some staple foods that we have all come to know and love simply never return to normal, and the gap between supply and demand just keeps getting wider and wider?

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