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Fish may be Dying Out, Finally

Monday, April 10, 2006

(SNN Washington) The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says that one quarter of the world’s marine stocks are harvested at a rate faster than fish can replace them. Another half is approaching this point. The upshot of this is that we are soon going to have less fish. And this will be a great boon in the Global War on Sharks.

Sharks bite people.

Sharks bite people. That is an undisputable fact. If we want less people bitten, we need less sharks. And effective way to kill off the sharks would be to eliminate their food supply. Sharks eat people and fish. Since we can’t kill off people to save them from sharks, fish are the only alternative.

Sure, some people will be inconvenienced by a lack of fish: Catholics, people who like anchovies, and other people who like fish. But isn’t a little inconvenience a small price to pay to save a life?

So the next time someone tries to comfort you by telling you there are a lot of fish in the sea, you can knowledgably tell them, “Not really.”

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