Tokyo Cut Out Its Ocean Heart for the Olympics

The loss of the old Tsukiji Fish Market is a national tragedy

Paul Greenberg

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A skilled fish cutter at the now demolished Tuskiji fish market takes on a tuna loin (photo by Paul Greenberg)

Tokyo, you have cut out your ocean heart as we in New York have cut out ours. You should have taken a moment to pause before you demolished a market with a long and illustrious past. You should have paused and considered the ocean and the fishermen who harvest its treasures and the…

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Paul Greenberg

New York Times bestselling author of Four Fish as well as The Climate Diet and Goodbye Phone, Hello World paulgreenberg.org