Seaspiracy shows why we must treat fish not as seafood, but as wildlife

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https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/apr/07/seaspiracy-earth-oceans-destruction-industrial-fishing?fbclid=IwAR0RV-rxcOoDQ017vp5lcauaeu6dOnUxIlx3zlZ251NiWie0I-7AYZ12Vek

George Monbiot

The film gets some things wrong, but it exposes the grim ecological destruction of the Earth’s oceans

Still from the documentary Seaspiracy.
‘t’s time to see the oceans in a new light.’ Still from the documentary Seaspiracy.Photograph: Sea Shepherd

Wed 7 Apr 2021 01.00 EDT

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When the BBC made a film about the crisis in our oceans, it somehow managed to avoid naming thegreatest cause of their ecological destruction: the fishing industry. The only significant sequence on fishing in 2017’sBlue Planet IIwas a heartwarming story about how kind Norwegian herring boats are to orcas. It presented industrial fishing not as the greatest threat to sealife, but as its saviour.

It’s as if you were to make a film about climate breakdown without revealing the role of fossil fuel companies. Oh, hang on, the BBC did that too, in 2006. Its documentaryThe Truth about Climate Change

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