The End of Fish
Our oceans have been the victims of a giant Ponzi scheme, waged with Bernie Madoff–like callousness by the world’s fisheries. Beginning in the 1950s, as their operations became increasingly industrialized--with onboard refrigeration, acoustic fish-finders, and, later, GPS -- they first depleted stocks of cod, hake, flounder, sole, and halibut in the Northern Hemisphere.
By Daniel Pauly – The New Republic
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