Guest View: Saving cod won’t be easy

Atlantic cod-Cod, the fish that has fueled New England seaport economies for nearly four centuries, have all but disappeared from the Gulf of Maine, and recent stock surveys indicate that even with tightened catch limits, their numbers are not rebounding as hoped., There are a variety of reasons for the ongoing decline, not the least of which is a changing marine ecosystem driven by climate change. According to the region’s leading scientists, Read the rest here 07:46

2 Responses to Guest View: Saving cod won’t be easy

  1. borehead says:

    Matt Mullin, of EDF wrote this. It covers a lot of territory while avoiding the contribution of EDFs Catch Share scheme, which has allowed the effort controls to be abandoned that were conserving cod.
    I have to ask though, can a specie that is abandoning an eco system they find un acceptable, be conserved? I doubt it.

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