May 29, 2020

The Argentine Sea, victim of overfishing

A news is repeated every summer in the South Atlantic, although almost nobody notices it. Fisheries that They cross the 200-mile limit and enter the exclusive fishing zone of Argentina to duel with the agents of the Naval Prefecture. They load squid in their wineries, the star of each season, but also hake and black hake, and discard tons of marine ecosystem, from algae to dolphins and whales. To these ships of illegal activity are added another hundreds with work permit. There are so many that the crews of the airlines that link Ushuaia [south of the country] with Buenos Aires describe the night scene that is seen from the air as “marine cities”.

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