Guess what!

Statement by Lee Crockett, Executive Director of the Marine Fish Conservation Network, on the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy

If you kill a fish species (or anything) faster than it can reproduce, and also destroy its habitat, you’ll wind up endangering the species. Amazingly, even the Bush Administration now recognizes this. (Though I don’t know if they asked Gail the Nature Hater about it.) The U.S. Ocean Commission has recommended that oil and gas royalties be used to set up a federal oceans trust fund.

(Great big PDF report here.)

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