Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
Publish date: July 15th 2010
Publisher: Findaway World
Edition language: English
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, Natural History
Revisited this on audio, and I still liked it very much. I only wish that something had changed in the two years since I first read this. It's a book that makes me sad and mad- why are humans incapable of learning anything when it comes to conservation? Why must we always eat the proverbial seed cor...
I haven't read Mark Kurlansky's Cod, but this book is clearly capitalizing on the popularity of that book. Paul Greenberg even interviews Kurlansky and has the rather more famous writer sample a variety of wild, farmed, and organic cod to see if he can taste the difference. I guess I can't blame Gre...
The book is interesting, but it can get a bit slow in some spots. This is a look at four fish that we eat, getting a little bit of history about each fish and a look at their current status and condition. Overall, the basic conclusion is that these fish are pretty much on the way out in terms of the...
Clear-eyed reporting on the state of the fisheries (pre-BP-spill). Greenberg is a long-time fisherman, passionate about fish and well-informed as to their history and future. Such as it is for species such as the bluefin tuna. I learned so much about fish farming in this book that I forgive Greenber...