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  • Dean Betts

SEA SICK! — TARGET SUSTAINABILITY

Updated: Jun 28, 2021

Worldwide governments needs to adopt a more holistic approach to fisheries management. One which considers the wider marine environment, the interaction between species and impacts such as climate change, land-based pollution and coastal development.

We need to replace destructive fishing practices by supporting a switch to alternative, more sustainable ones and seek out organisations which are focused on improving the current sad situation.


In New Zealand there are a number of very well focused groups which need your support to fight for a change to the Quota Management System which has allowed the current state of the oceans fish stocks and the health of the sea bed to deteriorate


Google the subject in your part of the world for a list of local groups supporting positive change.


FOR NEW ZEALAND READERS:

LEGASEA AND RESCUE FISH HAVE GIVEN A VERY THROUGH ANALYSIS OF THE RECENT GOVERNMENT CHANGES TO FISHING RULES (JUNE 25TH).

YOU SHOULD READ IT AND SUPPORT THEM.


Legasea

Is invested in restoring our inshore fisheries to abundance by focusing on advocacy, research, alignment and education projects. Click here to visit the site:


Rescue Fish

Rescue Fish is a holistic solution to remedy depleted fish stocks and address environmental damage.

Click here to visit the site:


The Alliance

Forest & Bird Click here to visit the site:

Hokianga Accord – mid north iwi fisheries forum

option4 Click here to visit the site:

New Zealand Big Game Fishing Council Click here to visit the site:

New Zealand Recreational Fishing Council Click here to visit the site:

Greenpeace Aotearoa – New Zealand Click here to visit the site:

Environment Conservation Organisations of Aotearoa New Zealand Click here to visit the site:

Guardians of Hawkes Bay Fisheries Click here to view the fishing.net link:

New Zealand Angling and Casting Association Click here to visit the site:

Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of NZ Click here to visit the site:

Marlborough Recreational Fishers Association


Almost all fish quota(allowed catch) in NZ is owned by the Big Corporate Fishing Companies. their bottom fishing net boats, fish on 6 to 8 day trips. Add to that the two days for unloading and processing means the fish were dead anywhere from 10 to 12 days before they arrive at the restaurant or market. Think about that reality when the answer to your question “Is the Snapper Fresh? Very fresh - it just came in today!


Granted it’s complicated, but at the same time it’s quite simple. There is a limited resource which is being plundered worldwide. Just follow the money.

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stuartkenyon1
stuartkenyon1
2021年6月26日

Unhappy to hear about the Pink Maomao raiders in Tairua. Something must be done about establishing and enforcing limits here :(

いいね!

stuartkenyon1
stuartkenyon1
2021年5月29日

Nice post Dean :)

いいね!
Dean Betts
Dean Betts
2021年5月29日
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Thanks for the beer

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