Multiple impacts threaten the natural resources of the Verde Island Passage. Human activity and natural threats include overfishing, destructive and illegal fishing practices, unsustainable coastal development, unsustainable land use practices, and natural disasters. Climate change threats include increased sea surface temperature, sea level rise, increased storm frequency and intensity, increased rainfall, and ocean acidification.

Threats to the marine resources of the Verde Island Passage, Philippines

Multiple impacts threaten the natural resources of the Verde Island Passage. Human activity and natural threats include overfishing, destructive and illegal fishing practices, unsustainable coastal development, unsustainable land use practices, and natural disasters. Climate change threats include increased sea surface temperature, sea level rise, increased storm frequency and intensity, increased rainfall, and ocean acidification.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2010-08-01
AlbumHuman > Climate Change
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Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)