Fishing and Farming the Seas
Historical Perspective and Future Prospects on Sustainable Seafood Production
“We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about — farming replacing hunting” — a quote from the famous oceans explorer Jacques Yves Cousteau in the early 1970s.
Perhaps by then he had already begun to see the devastating effects industrial, large scale fishing vessels were having on our oceans ecosystems.
Fishing is indeed ...