AndyH wrote:The whales are the ocean's wolves, Dan - they're a keystone species for the ocean. We're already over fishing the oceans, destroying the sea floor habitats with drag nets, and creating dead zones with fertilizer run-off and oil spills.
Yep, it would be good if we did something about that.
... and I think it's pretty clear that if the oceans die we go along for the ride. And that's not a very fun thought at all.
I'm not that pessimistic, but just the thought of heavily stressing the system, rather than helping, is enough to get me going. I suspect most people would rather us be in harmony with nature rather than trying to kill it.