Tokyo Cut Out Its Ocean Heart for the Olympics

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

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…