Bignell Week 6 day 7 - Running head: FISH DEPLETION IN THE...

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Running head: FISH DEPLETION IN THE OCEANS 1 Fish Depletion in the oceans Tracy Lynn Bignell SCI275 February 27, 2011 Linda Bowen
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FISH DEPLETION IN THE OCEANS 2 Fish Depletion in the oceans The water resource problem with in the video is over fishing with in our open waters. The big fish population has depleted 90 percent over the years. These numbers are argued by charter fishermen. Some believe there are as many fish in the waters now as there were before. Scientists believe this is not the case, they believe that if some action is not put in place some of these fish populations will become extinct. They would like to stop the overfishing by banning fishing in parts of the ocean and seas. This ban would hurt the fisher men and women, who make their living by the means of fishing these big fish. With the price of swordfish at $4.00 a pound these fishermen cannot afford to slow down. Some of the owners of these boats have all of their life sunk into their boat and catch. There is no solution that both sides would agree upon. Banning fishing in parts of the ocean is a sensible solution. The people who make his or her living in the fish trade market tend
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Bignell Week 6 day 7 - Running head: FISH DEPLETION IN THE...

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