Chairman's Comments

Comments on Nutrition and its interaction with us and our offspring, from Simon House, the new Chairman of the McCarrison Society 

A steward for our oceans

If we are to save the seas, we must first reform 17th century ideas of marine exploitation

Jason Hall-Spencer, Tuesday 21 June 2011 21.45 BST

When you stand on a beach looking out across an ocean, the effect can be to make you feel puny. It is easy to believe that there is little we humans can do to harm, or for that matter protect, the colossal  oceans. Our perception of human impotence, of our inability to affect the oceans, is deeply rooted in the way we govern the seas today.