Fish Left Floundering

Publication: The Mercury

Author: Elaine Reeves

10/28/2009 - "So long, and thanks for all the fish," Douglas Adams has the dolphins saying as they depart Earth in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series.

It is also something our generation could say to those to follow, because estimations are there will be no fish in the sea by 2048.


Michelle Grady, of Pew Environment Group, who attended the Hobart screening, works to secure marine parks in Australia, areas where fishers may not go and stocks are given a chance to recover.

She said much of the ocean used to be protected by default -- it was too difficult to get to. Now practically nowhere in the world is too hard for big factory ships to reach.

Read the full article Fish Left Floundering on The Mercury's Web site.

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