FADs and Long-lines: Two Dirty Little Secrets

Sep 27, 2011 by

FADs and Long-lines: Two Dirty Little Secrets

What is the cost of unrestrained consumption? The environment is paying dearly and the supply of ocean provided food is dwindling. Other countries have legislated sustainable fishing processes, but the US seems unable to raise the level of consciousness among consumers of fish and other ocean products. So the need to bring in massive quantities of fish to feed the US appetite creates irresponsible fishing practices. From Greenpeace, see the fishing industry’s dirty little secrets.