Originally Posted by zeehag
if the pacific is so dead, why , then, splain me, is it that there are so many lovely fishies answering the lure, and so many different species--has been wonderful eating here......
Of course the Pacific isn't dead. Though I know folks mean well, exaggerations like that appeal to people who are already sympathetic to the message but are often completely dismissed by anyone who is skeptical.
If the goal is to motivate people to change on a large scale, it's best to stick to facts and skip the hyperbole.