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Super science documentary films - 'Empty Oceans, Empty Nets'


18 Nov 2007 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
(PBS, 2002) Documentary exploring the immense changes threatening marine fisheries worldwide and efforts being made to restore and sustain them. The film begins with a sequence of stunning images that reveal the immense volume and diversity of fish caught in a seemingly limitless ocean. From Indonesia to Japan to the Bering Sea, the camera documents an ever-growing, high-tech fishing effort that yields over 100 million metric tons of seafood a year. These marine fisheries provide food, income and employment for 200 million people worldwide, but how long can the massive hunt be sustained? Free with donation to museum

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