Marine consensus

By Wednesday, October 6, 2010 , , , , 0

  A year ago I knew very little about the plight of fish. How that has changed. The first Census of Marine Life (CoML) has just been completed and the following summarises the scope of the study. 2,700 researchers from 80 nations a total of 9,000 days at sea 540 expeditions carried out A $650m research programme 670 institutions involved 6,000 potentially new species discovered 2,600 scientific papers written All can be seen at http://www.coml.org/ There is the opportunity to investigate all aspects ...

Am I the last???

Last night I went to the Pictures (movies) and saw "End of the line". QWB8KJ1aIJ4 Likened to An Inconvenient Truth for fish, the movie addresses mankind's hunger for hunting in the oceans and the depleting fish stocks we are creating. Living in Canada I was aware of the depletion in cod stocks off the coast of Nova Scotia. What I did not know was that these stocks have never recovered. Its quite alarming that as China falsely elevated its catch figures the world ...