from: Yana Rusinovich and Paul Watson
“For centuries, the oceans have fed humanity. But in the last century, humans has destroyed oceanic ecosystems with an ecological ignorance that is insane.
“The fisherman has now become one of the most ecologically destructive occupations on the planet. It’s time to put aside the outdated image of the hardy, independent, and hard-working fisherman working courageously to feed society and support his family.
No longer does the typical fishermen go to sea in dories with lines and small nets. Today’s industrial fishermen operate multi-million dollar vessels equipped with complex and expensive technological gear designed to hunt down and catch every fish they can find.
“One manufacturer of electronic fish locators (Rayethon) even boasts that with their product, “the fish can run but they can’t hide.
And for the fish, there is no safe place as poachers hunt them down mercilessly, even in marine reserves and sanctuaries.” Read more at: exposingthebiggame.wordpress.com
GR: We must also stop dumping our wastes in the ocean. But most of all, we need to stop producing the CO2 that is raising ocean acidity.