JUNK OCEAN

Tightening the net: in search of alternatives to destructive fishing and meshing programs

Andrew R. Davis and Allison Broad Industrialised fishing has changed the ocean irrevocably. As technology improved, so the quantity and range of sea life extracted from the ocean increased. The discourse of extraction, which we usually associate with the mining industry, is appropriate here because the fishing industry has for centuries pretended to itself and the world at large that fish are a renewable resource even though their actual practices constantly pushed fish populations...

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Bodies Beneath

Bodies Beneath

Jayne Wilkinson “You can’t send a postcard from the bottom of the sea.” – Allan Sekula, Ship of Fools / The Dockers’ Museum “The conditions that obtained when life had not yet emerged from the oceans have not subsequently changed a great deal for the cells of the human body, bathed by the primordial wave which continues to flow in the arteries. Our blood in fact has a chemical composition analogous to that of...

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