2003-05-19 – Japan finds whale meat toxic.. maybe they will stop killing 43,000 a year?

From http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2003-05/acs-mip051903.php.
Serves them right, IMHO!
In other news, it appears that the world’s oceans have now been fished down to under 10% of the initial stocks. Japanse long-line fishing records show that these wonderous consumers harvest 90% of the fish in an area within 4 years of opening up a new fishing area. World-wide, fish stocks are at risk of total collapse, as has already happened off the coast of Iceland… More (pdf)


\"[ Public release date: 19-May-2003

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