The day Boris Worm’s study got media spotlight, so many friends contacted me and asked, “What do you think of the projected fisheries collapse in 2048? Is it true?” I always wanted to say that it’s not the year that matters. 2048? 2047? 2049? It doesn’t matter. The moral of the story is that biodiversity is a key component of the solution to the fisheries decline. Fortunately, there’s a news article today in the Chronicle Herald that allowed Boris to stress this point, and also to repond to some of his critics.
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Professor Worm answers his critics – gently
By Jim Meek