Cod Stocks Depleted

Plastic: The Tragedy Of Common Cod

It’s nice to see that the Europeans have finally figured out that over-fishing cod tends to destroy the population. They’ve been ignoring Canada’s desire to protect our cod stocks, and have kept fishing (just outside our territorial limit) even after we asked them to stop, contributing to the destruction of our cod.

To be fair, the _fisherman_ apparently still don’t believe it. Fools.

Scientists are beginning to thing that the population will _never_ recover, even with a complete moratorium on fishing; the remaining population is simply too small…

posted at 6:08 pm on Tuesday, October 21, 2003 in Current Events | Comments (1)

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  1. David Brake says:

    To be fair too – it isn’t just the Europeans who are to blame here. Newfoundland fishermen also want to keep fishing…

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