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overexploitation

Definitions

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  • noun excessive and damaging exploitation

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  • noun exploitation to the point of diminishing returns

Etymologies

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over- +‎ exploitation.

Examples

  • The impact of other important driv­ers, such as overexploitation and invasive species, could not be assessed as fully, suggesting that terrestrial biodiversity loss may be larger than the above projection.

    Ecosystems and Human Well-being~ Biodiversity Synthesis~ Key Questions on Biodiversity in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

  • Exceptions include species that have been protected in reserves, that have had their particular threats (such as overexploitation) eliminated, and that tend to thrive in land­scapes that have been modified by human activity.

    Ecosystems and Human Well-being~ Biodiversity Synthesis~ Summary for Decision-makers

  • In 2005, a staggering three quarters of the world's fish stocks were fully exploited, overexploited, depleted or recovering from overexploitation, meaning they have been fished at or beyond their maximum sustainable limits, according to the UN.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • In 2005, a staggering three quarters of the world's fish stocks were fully exploited, overexploited, depleted or recovering from overexploitation, meaning they have been fished at or beyond their maximum sustainable limits, according to the UN.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • In 2005, a staggering three quarters of the world's fish stocks were fully exploited, overexploited, depleted or recovering from overexploitation, meaning they have been fished at or beyond their maximum sustainable limits, according to the UN.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • In 2005, a staggering three quarters of the world's fish stocks were fully exploited, overexploited, depleted or recovering from overexploitation, meaning they have been fished at or beyond their maximum sustainable limits, according to the UN.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • In 2005, a staggering three quarters of the world's fish stocks were fully exploited, overexploited, depleted or recovering from overexploitation, meaning they have been fished at or beyond their maximum sustainable limits, according to the UN.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • In 2005, a staggering three quarters of the world's fish stocks were fully exploited, overexploited, depleted or recovering from overexploitation, meaning they have been fished at or beyond their maximum sustainable limits, according to the UN.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

  • In 2005, a staggering three quarters of the world's fish stocks were fully exploited, overexploited, depleted or recovering from overexploitation, meaning they have been fished at or beyond their maximum sustainable limits, according to the UN.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • In 2005, a staggering three quarters of the world's fish stocks were fully exploited, overexploited, depleted or recovering from overexploitation, meaning they have been fished at or beyond their maximum sustainable limits, according to the UN.

    Summit Daily News - Top Stories

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