Climate, pollution and overfishing – Menakhem Ben-Yami

It seems that at least every five years I have to return to the dispute of overfishing versus other factors responsible for depleted fish populations. I wrote about it on this page in 2002, 2007 and 2012. Now, with a feeling of déjà vu, I’m back at it. The trigger was a letter sent to me by a friend, in which a British fishing skipper was complaining of the lack of judgment with which the general press distributed misinformation “by conservationists who are self proclaimed ‘experts’…very good at manipulating the media who love them, and publish every dubious, or in some cases, completely false, stories given to the press”. Read the rest here 12:44

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