Category Archives: Wild and farmed fish

The faroes

200 miles from Scotland Rugged cliffs proclaim A pardise of seabirds A people who are game To run the ocean gauntlet To drive the pilot whales Whole pods of them onto their beaches To the shallow water trails Idyllic sandy … Continue reading

The salmon and the bear

Resoluteness and determination The zeal of suggestion And concentration Swimming up river Assiduously Enduring unflagging Unwaveringly This is the salmon Wanting to be Able to spawn And to die graciously Dogged and gutsy the current Is strong Moving heaven and … Continue reading

The Aquaria Trade and the indigenous people of Barcelos

The humic acid content Of the various leaves that fall Into the RIO NEGRO Make the colouration rule Of, strong dark tea colour A blackwater river thus And within this unique river At least 600 plus Fish aome big aome … Continue reading

Fish farming

Nothingness and emptiness An insidious degree Destruction of a species For profitability Unreal a groundless motive Existence without thought A phenomenal disclosure An abstration that is sought Unclassifiabilty with a consequence To bear The wrong association A deviation where Unidentified … Continue reading

Time is a great leveller

Eternity thats a very long time Apparently so the length of this rhyme And beyond through our lifetimes Possibly so But Chernobyl was terror Which most of us know CHernobyl and Prepiat And the villages too Some 400,000 evacuees true … Continue reading

Crown of thorns starfish

Apparently there is a phenomena Happening Out on the reefs thats is causing concern With no brain to speak of Just a cerebral nerve ring And eyes on its legs It thinks it is king In large enough numbers It … Continue reading

Trigger Fish

In the Andaman sea Close to Thailand there be A fish that we need to respect Its aggressive and strong And if we get it wrong Its going to be a prospect The problems made worse When parental care Is … Continue reading

The oceans are dying

The oceans are dying So many are lying Through their back teeth Then on and beyond Poachers and hunters And criminal gangs Are out illegally The ocean hangs On a pure equilibrium NAture knows best Though the great corporations Are … Continue reading

Mud Minnows and our beloved science heads

To come up with this amazing piece Of science 400 little souls were caught and killed Already they were teetering On survival And what the research has told us Well it chilled Me as a human being our emotions shot … Continue reading

PAUL WATSON And SEA SHEPHERD and all the crew

What is absoluteness within the great oceans The givenness offers perpetuity The great whales the dolphins the pilots The greys So many species we enter a phase Of continued slaughter And science we hear Is often the reason Though that … Continue reading