World fishing industry may be destroyed within 50 years, UN officials warn

And this forecast was not related to BP’s catastrophic “spill” down in the Gulf.

The current economic order of the world is also a catastrophe–and we must stop that, too.


UN official warns on fisheries losses
By Thomas Lane UN Producer, BBC News

Millions of jobs involved with fishing may have to be axed

The UN’s top environment official has echoed warnings that commercial fishing could be destroyed within 50 years.

“It is not a science fiction scenario. It is within the lifetime of a child born today,” said Achim Steiner, head of the UN Environment Programme (Unep).

He made the remarks at a conference in New York previewing a new study on how to make the global economy more environmentally sustainable.

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