Are We Nearing the End of the Line for Edible Ocean Fish?

Due to global warming and other factors, the marine ecosystems are being severely compromised.

One of the factors contributing to the degradation of our oceans is massive, industrial, commercial overfishing. The Times cites a report that many species of fish are "either vulnerable to extinction, endangered or critically endangered." Full Story »

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Subjects: Sci/Tech, Living, Community
Topics: Environment, Food
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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jul 24, 2011 - 12:04 PM PDT
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Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Jul 24, 2011 - 12:09 PM PDT

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Jul. 24, 2011

The corollary story of ocean acidification is not addressed, but what is addressed is critically important and comes to the same bad end if not corrected.

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Bob Calder
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by Bob Calder - Jul. 27, 2011

CC isn't a marine fisheries expert, so one journalist is interviewing another journalist that made a documentary - something that is likely part entertainment. Fisheries boundaries and population studies are very contentious issues among experts. Even the identification and agreement on which species is under discussion is sometimes heated. The issue of fish farming is important. The expansion of "junk fish" into the niche vacated by the overfished species is relevant. There is too ... More »

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