A Wayward Word's Worth

March 25, 2012

Gone Fishing?

Filed under: Uncategorized — kylelawrence @ 3:15 pm

What the plight of the finless porpoise is telling us about our rivers. By Kyle Mullin for The Beijinger, Mar. 2012

Zhang Jinzhi has been casting nets upon the Yangtze his whole life.  Now the third generation carp fisherman has found himself tangled up in controversy. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has cited overfishing as a primary cause of the finless porpoise becoming endangered in China. Some may assume the water mammals to be victims of poaching, but it’s not that simple. The truth is as murky as the river waters of their dwindling habitat.




http://issuu.com/thebeijinger/docs/the_beijinger_march_2012#download (Starting on Pg. 8)


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