Rashid Sumaila: Global Ocean Commission gives world leaders a five-year window for intervention before overfishing and climate change negatively impact the world’s food supply, clean air, and climate stability.
GR: Giving world leaders a five-year window to save the oceans is like giving a falling rock five seconds to stop falling. It appears that our world leaders serve as minions of world commerce. Saving the oceans would take an immediate threat to profits or the appearance of sapience. Both are unlikely.