Wednesday, July 28, 2010

One Fish, Two Fish, No Fish

Apparently we've overfished four key fish -- salmon, tuna, cod, and sea bass. No surprise there but according to David Helvarg's review of Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Fish by Paul Greenberg, there is a litany of reactions and options and attempts to do something about this. How about not overfishing, for starters.

Looks like a good book to provide the depth and breadth of the issues, and to help any ocean conservationist freshen up on the immense challenges facing the ocean's fish. David Helvarg, the reviewer, is a solid ocean conservationist, and his clear fathom of the weight of it all is refreshing. 

Here is David Helvarg's review, in, originally appearing in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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