The human history of stewardship of aquatic food sources, especially fisheries, is pretty poor. Now that Arctic ice is melting, opening new fishing grounds, we have a chance to do it better. Yet because much of those waterways are “international property” who is going to regulate?Â Check out this article on the growing concern about Arctic fisheries.
Is this an opportunity for the global community to work together to do something wonderful? I encourage you to take a look at this site, developed by the reputable Pew Foundation, and the petition associated with it, and consider whether you too would like to speak on this important topic:
I also invite comments and insights of other readers of the Greenpad: students, teachers of politics, biology, economics, etc: what do you think?