In blatant ignorance of science and oblivious to common sense, bottom trawling — or “bulldozing,” as it should be called — goes on with the complicity of our governments and our own support.Large subsidies are paid to trawling fleets with our tax money. Every one of us is thus paying for industrial-scale ships to go out and pillage our planet’s last pristine wilderness, contributing to an unprecedented “oceanocide”, the largest and fastest ecological crime of all time.
But the point is made strongest when she states
A scientist has calculated that “sustainable” fishing in the deep Central Pacific would mean each ship would catch one fish a day.
As you might expect we are well over this maximum sustainable yield.