Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell. Edward Abbey

18 June 2009

Could we be the generation that runs out of fish?

The process of trawlering is an oceanic weapon of mass destruction

says Johann Hari in The Independent

In the babbling Babel of 24/7 news – where elections, bailouts and beheadings blur into one long shriek – the slow-motion stories that will define our age are often lost. An extraordinary documentary released next week, The End of the Line, forces us to stop, and see. Its story is stark. In my parents' lifetime, we have killed 90 per cent of the world's fish. In my lifetime, we will finish off the rest – unless we change our ways, fast. We are on course to be the people who wiped fish from the earth.

Read the full article here ...

Ja, ja I know a blog is not supposed to be a rehash of news reports from the web but hell this guy says it so well and I just needed to link to it for posterity. Enjoy your sushi!

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