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As a teenage fisherman, I watched and followed terns to find fish. Later I studied terns for my Ph.D. During those studies I came to see and love other seabirds. Albatrosses are the biggest, so they get your attention.
Goodbye from the world's biggest polluter.
I think that the discovery of antimatter was perhaps the biggest jump of all the big jumps in physics in our century.
Nowadays everyone knows that the US is the worlds biggest polluter, and that with only one 20th of the worlds population it produces a quarter of its greenhouse gas emissions. But the US government, in an abdication of leadership of epic proportions, is refusing to take the problem seriously. Emissions from the US are up 14% on those in 1990 and are projected to rise by a further 12% over the next decade.
The biggest danger we face is overfishing. We have too many boats out there. We literally could fish out our oceans, some scientists believe, in the next 40, 50, 60 years. We are trending in that direction. Every year, for the first time in history, we catch fewer and fewer fish with more and more sophisticated boats going out trying to find them.
What were dealing with is so vast and so global that it really does need to be energized and kicked into high gear. Basically whats going on is we are overfishingthe biggest dangerthere are lots of things going on with the oceans that are threatening them.
[The biggest myth in business is that] bigger is better. A business should be judged not by its size but its impact.