Monday, March 17, 2008

LESS FISH

Many indicators abound for less fish to be available in the coming year. From problems with the last years magic bullet frozen Chinese tilapia to the collapse of the California king salmon on the other end of the spectrum. Like every problem the limited output of the next years could spawn new ideas and new solutions. Here is one.

By Stephen Leahy

Dec 11 (IPS) - Catch less fish. Make more money.

Could this be the solution to the global overfishing crisis?

Australian economists writing in the current issue of Science magazine think so.

Reducing fish catches in the short term will bring fishers big profits later. And that profit potential may finally persuade an intransigent fishing industry to agree to lower catch limits, they say. FULL POST HERE

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