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    origins in commercial fishing and the overfishing of our oceans. A two year study was conducted by Jeremy Jackson of the Scripps Institute of Oceanography that showed 90% of big fish (swordfish and tuna) had been depleted from the ocean. A federal law was proposed to protect the oceans from overfishing but it was not approved. Jackson claims that, because fish populations are so low, 30-50% of the ocean may need to be protected from fishing in order for the populations to…

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    Commercial fishing has rapidly depleted many of the ocean’s resources. Herring are one species of fish that have been harvested to the brink of extinction in the last century. In the mid-1900s herring were in high demand in the food industry [1]. Millions of pounds of herring were harvested from the ocean in the last century. These massive harvesting totals took its toll on the population over time. Phil Levin, a marine ecologist, recently remarked that throughout the Pacific, “what you see is a…

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    In this commercial a trout jumps out of the river to go over to the fishermen who has Doritos and tries to steal them. I chose this advertisement because I love fishing and I love Doritos. I looked at a lot of different advertisements on the internet and I couldn’t quite find one that had something to do with me. Once I really thought about what I loved I went ahead and looked up commercials to do with fishing. That’s then and how I found and chose this advertisement. My personal connection…

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    A Cold And Windy Day

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    On a cold and windy day Robert James an Oysterman and resident of lower Terrebonne Parish, was devastated when he arrived at his workplace. He went to dredge the oyster beds to make some money for upcoming bills and came to a conclusion that someone had illegally fished his beds. Many people in lower Terrebonne Parish depend on commercial fishing to make a living. Robert paid for his lease to fish the oyster beds and someone else basically took his paycheck from him. When people commit illegal…

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    When you think of Florida you think of beaches. So does everyone else. If oil companies are allowed to drill offshore there will be oil spills. Now think of a tar covered beach littered with death animals with a smell that you don’t ever want to think about. Off-shore Florida must be protected from oil companies to persevere the eco-tourism industry, defend the environment and secure fishing for years to come. In particular, tourism must be sustained. One of the many reasons people from all…

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    For example, the author of this commercial obviously thinks that Charmin is the number one brand for toilet paper. That is all an opinion though because everybody has different tastes. Since the author believes that Charmin is the best toilet paper around, it must also mean that the author believes that it is the softest and longest lasting toilet paper. Another appeal that is used is pathos. The bears set off an emotional aspect that gets the audience to watch the…

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    Causes Of Overfishing

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    Because population in the USA is rising, so is the demand for seafood and amount commercial fishing. Almost half of marine life has been killed since 1970 because of commercial fishing and climate change together. This is any issue that has been going on for quite a while. It is a problem for many people in the US and for people in other countries all over the world as well. In 1996 the legislature passed an act called the Fisheries Conservation Act. Unfortunately this act did not work and the…

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    that lay that as a result of commercial fisheries using long-line fishing techniques and to provide information so that a policy can be developed to alter the methods used to minimize the effect on the non-targeted species in Australian waters. Issue: Long-line fishing is a technique that is exceptionally non-selective. There are high amounts of by-catch being caught and these high numbers are avoidable. The by-catch is all of the non-target species that are caught on the lines. Due to these…

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    An Environmental Comparison of Wild vs. Farm-raised Fish Molly Reamon The introduction of aquaculture, or raising fish on farms, was intended to relieve the pressure of the commercial fishing industry on the ocean. These fish farms do add to the global fish market which directly reduces the need for commercial fishing, but also indirectly contributes to the problem of overexploitation, or taking more resources from the ocean than is sustainable. This leads us to ask, which is more…

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    The Kimberley Coastal Camp is one of the most exclusive travel fishing destinations in the top end of Australia. Isolated and pristine, the focus is on creating an intimate atmosphere while reducing impact on the local environment. Nestled on the pristine shores of the Admiralty Gulf opposite the Mitchell Plateau in Western Australia, the Kimberley Coastal Camp can't be accessed by road. Arrival is either by a spectacular floatplane experience with an impressive water landing or an exhilarating…

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