in cod we trust

posted August 9, 2015

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http://www.npr.org/player/embed/410319950/410340251

NPR’s The Salt tells the story of how the cod in England’s North Sea, after they had been fished to the brink of extinction, made a fantastic comeback with the help of a little government intervention. Today, the cod population is steady and the industry is booming.

This great historical maritime tidbit brought to you by our continued enthusiasm for the Maine Sail Freight project. Because thriving small-scale maritime activity is going to be integral to the future of local economies.