Monday, November 16, 2009

Sustainable fishing advocates aiming to curb bycatch kills

In yet another example of how industrial fishing operations endanger the future of fish, the waters of the Pacific now are dotted with man-made "reefs" known as "FADs" or "fish aggregating devices." Created as a response to calls for "Dolphin-safe tuna," these FADs appear to be doing far more harm than good.

For details and to follow Casson Trenor's reporting from a Greenpeace vessel over the next several weeks, go to His blog on keeping the supply of fish safe is well worth following at other times, too.

Posted via web from Doug's posterous

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