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  • Mar 27 2013: Hey thanks for your reply I find what you say intriguing. I clearly stated that I personally rarely eat non plant life from the oceans. Just to clarify rarely is perhaps twice a year, usually gulf coast (Gulf of Mexico) shrimp. The theory of individualism is the wrong approach because dividing mankind into 7 billion individuals is absolutely ridiculous. NOT EVER GOING TO HAPPEN. NEVER EVER, see. SO ,I cannot stress this enough IT WILL NOT SOLVE THE PROBLEM.. Knowledge and applied wisdom is the only thing that will change it (as far as human are involved). Unfortunately we are behind drastically as far as knowledge and education on an "individual" or combined scale. Of the worlds 7 plus billion people barely a fraction of them understand the danger earth is facing. In large part the danger is from what we have done to the oceans. Educating the 7 billion is hopeless for they breed faster than you could teach them not to. Sure it is a noble effort of sorts but fruitless none the less. It is and always will be humans allowing other humans to do what they want indiscriminately Always for pursuit of money not to satisfy hunger. The oceans could easily feed everyone but only certain species fetch the big bucks so we humans let others slaughter them and then we make little "individual" protest and 200 years later (6 plus generations) there are still people in small #s pleading for some miraculous change in human behavior.
    We have culled every single herd on earth except the herd that needs it the most. The one doing all the damage US. That IS the ONLY long term solution. PERIOD. Fine" As far as the "experiment" I would call that a waste of taxpayers money Again. Same experimental concept has been done for hundreds of years. Experiment on something worthwhile. Besides a kid could have made a good guess as to what would happen. Nonsense. waste of precious time. The belief you need is this. Stop overfishing: pass a law allowing sinking of the ship. They understand THAT!

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