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Beware: China announces plan to seven-fold increase Antarctic krill catches

Thursday, April 30th 2015 - 07:29 UTC
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Conservation groups and scientists worry that China’s push to boost its harvest of krill -- a shrimp-like creature used for aquaculture feed and human supplements -- may leave Antarctica’s whales, seals and penguins struggling to survive. China’s leaders say they want a seven-fold increase in krill production, according to a recent report in the state-owned China Daily newspaper. Read full article


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  • Briton

    No doubt CFK will send her navy to stop the Chinese, and write letters to the UN,


    Apr 30th, 2015 - 12:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    This is likely just a precursor to the Chin taking more and more of the food of the world and stuff the environment and wildlife.

    Wars have been fought over less.

    Apr 30th, 2015 - 12:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    Another good reason why the Falklands need to remain British . Otherwise the Chinese would “ lease ” them from Argentina for 50 years and turn them into a deep sea fishing hub from where they would hoover up every living creature out of the S Atlantic .

    Apr 30th, 2015 - 02:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    The Chinese approach. Take, take, take. Chris R is right. And the countries that allow China to gain an inappropriate foothold will, quite properly, be seen as treacherous. We know who they are!

    Apr 30th, 2015 - 02:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    This is China’s idea of “sharing”, is it?

    Now we see the true nature of the beast.

    Apr 30th, 2015 - 03:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    The yellow peril comes forth..

    Apr 30th, 2015 - 06:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    This should be heavily monitored. As should CFK. She would sell out her Latin American 'brotherhood' in a moment should the Chin wish to use Argentina as an operations base.

    May 01st, 2015 - 11:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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