Concerning Sharks and Dolphins

While in Mexico the species that most prosper are the sharks of unregulated capitalism and the ‘dauphins’ of political parties, the sharks of the oceans are suffering harassment that has no historical precedent. They, with their extraordinary ability to detect their prey from afar have become the prey themselves to these people. Through the Do […]

Tuna-Dolphin Wars

About a day out of port, the captain of the Mexican purse-seiner — a boat more than 200 feet long and weighing some 600 tons with a huge fishing net — throws the vessel out of gear and “lays to” in the warm waters of the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean (ETP). This is prime fishing […]