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The Greens’ Attack on Mariculture
The National Review ^ | January 3, 2013 4:00 AM | Robert Zubrin

Posted on 04/15/2014 6:45:12 AM PDT by jmcenanly

Over the past several months, while most of the political world has been focused on the election and the ensuing struggle over the fiscal cliff, a little story appeared that is worthy of much more attention.

It concerns the efforts of the British Columbia–based Haida native-American tribe to restore the salmon fishery that has provided much of their livelihood for centuries. Acting collectively, the Haida voted to form the Haida Salmon Restoration Corporation, financed it with $2.5 million of their own savings, and used it to support the efforts of American scientist-entrepreneur Russ George to demonstrate the feasibility of open-sea mariculture through the distribution of 120 tons of iron sulfate into the northeast Pacific to stimulate a phytoplankton bloom.

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TOPICS: Outdoors; Science
KEYWORDS: environment; humanexceptionalism
The leadership of the environmental movement seems to think of their fellow human beings as being some sort of alien invasion, wiping out life wherever they find it.
1 posted on 04/15/2014 6:45:12 AM PDT by jmcenanly
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made clear the antihuman [misanthopic] bias underlying the Haida’s critics.

2 posted on 04/15/2014 8:22:21 AM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion ("Liberalism” is a conspiracy against the public by wire-service journalism.)
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