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Page 84 - George Leonard & the Fish Business

Published by Ronald Caplan on 1995/8/1 (152 reads)

great. When you look back you can say, oh, you knew all this was going to happen. But we didn't really. Didn't really. The scien? tists used to tell us--I can remember read? ing- -the top men saying don't worry about the codfish. They lay X-millions of eggs each, per year, per season or whenever they lay them. And they'll never be a problem. He was wrong. But this was the philosophy in the Department of Fisheries. That's about 20 years ago. But they didn't know what the hell they were talking about. Here we are today. And the only way they're go? ing to straighten it out is they have to take some real firm action. They're doing very well, actually. But they're going to have to even be firmer, I think. (By that time you were part of a--as you said--even way back, you were a very tiny Acadia University Distance Education • Quality university credit courses leading to a university certificate, diploma, or bachelor's degree • Direct contact with superb professors • Friendly, personal service anywhere in the world! For more information A • adia University Con ingEduaition WofMlle, Now Scotia BOP 1X0 902 542-2201 ext 1434 Fax 902 542 3715 [mail(ontinuittg,edutation'cadiau.a WWWhttp-y/dmgott.a
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