We in the west are literally eating ourselves to death. I look forward to a day when we realize what a destructive habit this is in every possible way: for the earth, for our health, for the financial burden to our health care system which is increasingly consuming more and more of the funds needed for everything else.
Recently I was meeting friends at a high end seafood restaurant in Vancouver and was once again amazed at the gluttony of the menu offerings and the mind-boggling volume the patrons were consuming. Bad for their health no doubt. Bad for the ocean for sure. It’s not that there is not enough life in the ocean, it is that we humans have developed a destructive, insatiable appetite. Time to wise up. Here is a direct link.