Overfishing; a Little Background

18 Jun

us themI didn’t know much about overfishing myself and so I started ‘digg-ing’ around and found a National Geographic Video describing why the EU is guilty of overfishing to the point of extinction and here’s the hour plus long program about the overfishing problem. This really puts a damper on my joyous trips to the Boqueria. The film is based on the book, The End of the Line, by Charles Clover. He says we will run out of fish by the year 2050 and is profiled in the Telegraph where he is the Environment Editor.

So what is the solution? The World Wildlife Fund is working on a few, one of which is sustainable fishing practices and policy outlined here.

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