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  • Hardcover
  • 386
  • The End of the Line How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat
  • Charles Clover
  • English
  • 06 October 2018
  • 9781595581099
The End of the Line How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat

Download The End of the Line How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB review Ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ñ Charles Clover review The End of the Line How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat Ons can influence the fate of entire species and examines the ineffective organizations charged with regulating the world’s fisheries Along the way he argues that governments as well as consumers can take steps to reverse this disturbing trend before it’s too late The price of a mouthwatering fillet of Chilean sea bass may seem outrageous but The End of the Line shows its real cost to the ecosystem is far greate An essential book for anyone who is serious

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Download The End of the Line How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB review Ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ñ Charles Clover review The End of the Line How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat Gourmands and health conscious consumers alike have fallen for fish; last year per capita consumption in the United States hit an all time high Packed with nutrients and naturally low in fat fish is the last animal we can still eat in good conscience Or can weIn this vivid eye opening book first published in the UK to wide acclaim and now extensively revised for an American audience environmental journalist Charles This book doesn t mince words so I won t mince mine for this review Facts There are too many humans on this earth for any of us to pretend like we can eat what we want when we want and otherwise behave as if we aren t one of BILLIONS of humans currently occupying I wanted to write infesting the earth Our populations are not shrinking but the earth s resources most certainly are The problem as I this book many books perpetually see it Capitalism see also the monopolistic greed running this country since Day 1 YOLO mentality and the idea of Western progressfreedom to do whatever we want whenever we want Eat as much fish Fly to as many places as we want to visit throughout our lifetime Use single use plastic because it s too hard not to ALL of it is diametrically opposed to true conservation ethics and the climate overpopulation crisis currently facing our planet What I appreciate most about this book its honesty Cloves comes straight out of the gate swinging and when it comes to issues of life altering importance I m perpetually here for it From the introduction Unfortunately our love affair with fish is unsustainable And on the next page The perception changing moment for the oceans has arrived It comes from the realisation that in a single human lifetime we have inflicted a crisis on the oceans greater than any yet caused by pollutionEvery chapter is so dense with data case studies and marine history that I could hardly read a page without swimming off to write a five paragraph essay I left myself endless notes in the marginsThe crux of this book We excel at taking than we give At not knowing how to live and let live Our oceans are legitimately dying because we as a global population of humans have and continue to overfish the ever loving cod out of them The way we treat our oceans like the way we treat nearly everything on this planet ie as if this earth can replenish itself like magic as billions of humans take and take and take is embarrassing Or it should and would be were enough of us paying attention This book isn t any uplifting than this review but that isn t this book s job Nor is it mine This book s job is to tell the truth the whole truth and now than ever we need books and humans that care about being honest then they do about making money serving corporate interests selfish humans and unsustainable industries feel better about themselves Books like these are so important as I believe honest words about anything and everything are too and I m grateful for finding it just as I m grateful for finding my voice on conservation issues that keep me up at night The bottom line We might not be able to fix what s been broken since before I was born but we and every elected andor appointed official throughout the world should be exhausting every effort to at least try Five stars for the stark well written reminder we re all in this together and that without healthy oceans there can be no healthy earth

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Download The End of the Line How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB review Ñ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ñ Charles Clover review The End of the Line How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat Clover argues that our passion for fish is unsustainable Seventy five percent of the world’s fish stocks are now fully exploited or overfished; the most popular varieties risk extinction within the next few decadesClover trawls the globe for answers from Tokyo’s sumptuous fish market to the heart of New England’s fishing industry He joins hardy sailors on high tech boats interviews top chefs whose menu selecti This book contained uite a bit of useful information however I ll be on the lookout for another book to recommend because the writing isn t the most spellbinding to say the least It took a bit of determination to finish reading it To summarize illegal overfishing and overfishing in general has depleted fish stocks The amount of fish has been overestimated in the past due to a mix of ineptitude and falsified records We re slowly coming to realize that WE RE FUCKED Unless something is done uickly and we stop allowing a minority of people fishermen to deplete a resource that should belong to all of us and future generations What can you do as a consumer Stop eating so much goddamned fish Hold restaurants accountable for the source of their fish when you do partake Avoid endangered fish reference seafood guides etc The truth is that most restaurants WON T know where the fish they serve comes from because we don t prioritize ethics and demand sustainability when it comes to the food on our plate It s a complicated matter to navigate through all the bullshit and try to eat sustainable fish People who pin the future of fishing on auaculture fish farming ignore the unsustainable nature of feeding captive fish wild caught fish as well as the dangers inherent in such a system sea lice disease interference with wild breeding It seems that one of the few hopes for our oceans is to set up no fishing reserves And yes the author does eat fish in fact he fishes for sport Even some fishermen see the need to regulate this industry and that current regulations are mostly an unenforced joke My boyfriend is reading a poem aloud to annoy me while I try to write this so yeah that s the gist of it read the book yourself for thorough informationThe author specifically says avoid the following Atlantic cod Atlantic haddock Atlantic halibut Bluefin tuna Caviar Chilean sea bass Grouper Orange roughy sharks skates and rays Snapper and swordfish Fish to be wary about include shrimp and tuna both of which cause a huge bycatch issue despite dolphin friendly marked cans He stresses that his list is not definitive and you should reference other guides such as FishBase and the IUCN Red List both of which are listed belowBecause I m returning my copy of this book to the library tomorrow WEB SITES listed in the bookBlue Ocean Institute Seafood GuidehttpwwwblueoceaninstituteorgFishBase lists 28500 species of fish with information about everything from their rarity and ability to withstand fishing pressure to how they reproducehttpwwwfishbaseorgFood and Agriculture Organization of the United NationshttpwwwfaoorgMarine Conservation Society UK Good Fish GuidehttpwwwfishonlineorgMonterey Bay Auarium Seafood Watch guidehttpwwwmbayaorgNational Audubon Society Seafood Wallet cardshttpwwwaudubonorgRed List of threatened species produced by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural ResourceshttpwwwredlistorgRogues gallery of IUU fishermenhttpwwwcoltoorgStock assessments in the North Atlantic compiled by the International Council for the Exploration of the Seahttpwwwicesdk