In the last fifty years we have eaten more than 90% of the big fish in the sea.
We have eaten more than ninety percent of the big fish in the sea:
And instead we have turned the entire Pacific Ocean (the Pacific Ocean!) into a floating Garage Patch:
As Charles Moore says, “We had to be taught to renounce the powerful conservation ethic we had developed during the Great Depression and World War II.”
Advertising companies taught us.
When we discover that what we were taught no longer serves us, it is not only possible, in fact we have an obligation to un-learn what we were taught and find better ways of getting what we want and need.
Since writing this post, this ‘cartoon’ has surfaced: