INTD 200 Lecture Notes - Blast Fishing, Cyanide Fishing, Wced

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Contradictions + tradeoffs b/w environ sustainability/management + delve. Early devel focused on increasing productivity in econ growth. Environ implications: cash crops, plantations devel in areas that were forests (deforestation), increase in intensification of agricul (increase chem use, pesticides, tech- focused), focus on resource extraction (mining, logging), industrial fisheries. Depletion of fisheries, overfishing of commercially valuable fish. Destruction of tropical reefs (dynamite fishing, cyanide fishing for aquariums) Aquiculture devel in areas like thailand + indonesia where they have destroyed a lot of coastal forest to make big fish ponds (mainly shrimp cultivation) Coastal forests imp as breeding grounds for small fish + probs w/salt infiltration into agricul lands, not sustainable produc sys, pollution. Destroyed for logging, agricul expansions, overall loss of biodiversity. Degradation of environ lands, soil erosion b/c intensification, bringing more marginalized lands for production. Issues of irrigation + wells, water table decreased/polluted. In a lot of these nats which are focusing on devel:

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