The catch

Does the decision to lift Newfoundland’s cod moratorium adequately consider climate change? To Dean Bavington, a geography professor at Memorial University in Newfoundland and author of Managed Annihilation: An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse, reopening the fishery is not only skirting evidence that the population isn’t healthy enough, it’s also ignoring the additional stress of climate change on cod and its prey.