February 16, 2005

2/16 - Fiberglass for Wood: Trying for at least one post-tsunami improvement in fishing practices

Apparently oblivious of Daniel Pauly's Nature essay, authorities in the Andaman Islands are at work helping fishermen get back out and resume harvesting fish. But they are at least working on one improvement which is to provide fishermen with fiberglass boats to hopefully keep them from ravaging the limited amounts of hardwoods remaining on land.


Andaman Islands: helping to get rid of wood boats.

Posted by Randy Olson at February 16, 2005 01:57 AM