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Who Killed the Grand Banks: The Untold Story Behind the Decimation of One of the World's Greatest Natural Resources

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While John Cabot's landfall may be in dispute, what he discovered is not: cod-and lots of them...Historic accounts say that Cabot lowered a basket weighted with stones into the North Atlantic, then hauled it back up brimming with cod. The discovery of these fertile fishing grounds set of a centuries-long struggle among Basque, Portuguese, French, and English fishermen, and ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published January 28th 2010 by John Wiley & Sons (first published September 11th 2008)
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Warren Mcpherson
A humbling read. All Canadians should understand the lesson here, I doubt many do.
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