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Who Killed The Grand Banks? : The Untold Story Behind the Decimation of One of the World's Greatest Natural Resources - Alex Rose

Who Killed The Grand Banks?

The Untold Story Behind the Decimation of One of the World's Greatest Natural Resources

By: Alex Rose
eBook Published: 29th October 2013
ISBN: 9781443430302
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In almost the blink of an eye, Canada's east coast cod fishery collapsed completely. The famous Grand Banks fishery was dead. First sounded by European explorers in the late 15th century, the banks were internationally known to be a famous fishing ground for the Northern cod. Sadly, this is no longer the case. While many theories abound surrounding its destruction, including over-fishing, weak scientific fishery modeling, and foreign rapaciousness, the fact is that after a 15-year moratorium the ecosystem of the Grand Banks has changed irrevocably. This is a timely issue as environmental concerns are front of mind for all levels of government and for the public. What conclusions does the decimation of the cod hold for us for our natural resources that are being wrenched from our landscape, rivers and oceans?

ISBN: 9781443430302
ISBN-10: 1443430307
Audience: General
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 29th October 2013