End of the Line

The second annualĀ Projecting Change Film Festival is opening tomorrow evening with a preview of the film End of the Line.Ā  TheĀ documentary, an adaptation of the book by Charles Clover, examines our increasingly troubled relationship with fish.Ā  It features scientists, fishermen, and fisheries officials as it presents key issues and offers solutions to theĀ current decline inĀ fish stocks.

David Suzuki; Wes Erikson, commercial fisherman and chef; and Scott Wallace, professor at UBC’s Fisheries Centre,Ā will be speaking at the preview.

“Fish are essential to human life in all kinds of ways, but we’re losing them at such a rate that they’ll never recover. I used to go fishing with my dad all the time and sit in a rowboat and catch cutthroat trout, we’d jig for halibut, and we could drop a line anywhere at the mouth of the Fraser and catch sturgeon,” [Suzuki] says. …[read full article]

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