Film: The End of the Line:
1. What changed Charles Clover’s view of the
A presentation at The Hague, about the effects of trawling.
2. What view of the oceans has changed as a result
of what we have done?
That the ocean and its resources are renewable. We now see they aren’t renewable
3. What did John Crosby, Fisheries Minister
Canada, do in 1992?
There was a moratorium on fishing for cod until spring 1994.
4. According to Professor Jeffrey Hutchings, why
did Europeans migrate to Canada?
To fish for cod.
5. According to Hutchings, what is loss of cod
akin to for Newfoundland
The loss of their soul.
6. How did Prof. Daniel Pauly explain the
discrepancy between the declines in local
catches almost everywhere, and the increases in
the global catch?
Chinese government was just making up their numbers for the communist government.
7. Why is fishing one of the biggest problems in
We don’t have much time left to fix the problems we’ve made
8. What did the research show on what is happening
to fishing stocks species- wide? They’ve declined by 8090%
9. How big is the mouth of the largest trawler?
Big enough to accommodate 13 747 Jets
10.According to Callum Roberts, what does the
amount of fishing power that we have at our
disposal far outweigh?
Our ability to control ourselves
11.The impact of which technology has resulted
in one of the largest scale transformations of
the planetary environments?
Impact of bottom trawlers
12.The depletion of which fish signals the most
13.What kind of decision was the European Union
setting the quota for Bluefin tuna at twice the
Political quota, negotiating with biology
14.What would have happened to fisheries
ministers if they had been engineers?
They would have been fired a long time ago
15.How much did the Mediterranean Bluefin
industry actually catch?
16.What else does the fishing industry in the
Mediterranean do that is illegal? Use planes to spot the tuna shoals
17.How much is unregulated fishing worth?
Up to $25 billion a year
18.Why is Mitsubishi sending out extra trawlers?
Theyre building frozen reserves of tuna, so when the oceans run out they have frozen
19.What conclusion does Roberto Mielgo come to
about the fishing industry?
They want to fish until the last Bluefin tuna, and then move onto different species
20.What does Adama Mbergaul think has betrayed
21.Why don’t local fisherman stand a chance?
They are competing against the largest trawlers