Want to feel even worse about the depletion of fish stocks? Check out this sobering visualization

Want to feel even worse about the depletion of fish stocks? Check out this sobering visualization

Detail from the Guardian visualization (Image: David McCandless) 

We’ve been hearing for years about the depletion in fish stocks and the necessity of more sustainable seafood options. But you know what they say about pictures and (thousands of) words. Over on the Guardian’s Datablog, data-visualization whiz David McCandless has put together a sobering map comparing the biomass of popularly eaten fish in 1900 versus 2000. Check it out »