Flax oil is a wonderful source of omega 3 (actually better than fish oil) read more here so why do we have to keep finding “new and wonderful” animal, or in this case, fish, products when we don’t really need to???
Now normally I’d let this one go with just another “why don’t you just leave the sea alone” comment at the t.v. But then last night I watched a program about “Ocean Giants” and that’s when the blood really started to boil.
According to the program the blue whale which lives off the coast of Sri Lanka feed on red krill which, due to climate change, is being depleted. This got me wondering.
So onto the internet this morning to discover that the krill for the pills is harvested from the cold waters off Antarctica and other icy waters. That’s not all I found out. The ongoing harvesting of krill could be threatening the food source of seals, penguins and whales.
Pretty much what I had concluded. Read the rest of the article here
The Blue Whale is just starting to increase in population after being decimated by whaling – hey, why not just take their food….that’ll stop them!!!