Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Oceanside CA
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Re: We Killed the Pacific Ocean
I remember reading an article by Thor Heyerdahl, about his being shocked at how much more pollution he found in the ocean in 1969 and 1970 voyage on Ra and RaII , than he found in 1947 on Kon-Tiki. Even taking into account the fact that it was different bodies of water, he found a lot more pollution in the second trip.
I finally watched his Kon-Tiki movie recently and was amazed by the quantity of marine life they encountered.
Overall though fishing seems pretty open to abuse as the results are hidden to most peoples eyes.
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