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Nature on the brink: Global warming threatens arctic cod fishery

Al Jazeera reports from the Lofoten Islands inside the Arctic Circle on the threats faced by one of the most important fisheries in the world.

We are facing a global, ecological emergency. And human activity is to blame for that.

That is what a report on the state of nature on the Earth, due to be released on Monday, is expected to say.

The findings are likely to lay out the bleak future prospect for many species.

Rising ocean temperatures are threatening the arctic cod, a fish considered to be a delicacy around the world.

Al Jazeera’s Nick Clark reports from the Lofoten Islands in Arctic Norway.