Did you know that one-third of all fish stocks globally have collapsed? And that at current fishing rates all fish stocks worldwide will collapse by 2050? Watch this video to learn more and see what you can do to help...
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Oceans Creatures Have Had to Adapt to Humans
The ocean is full of incredible creatures that have had to adapt to the changes we humans have made in their homes in order to survive. To learn more about a unique population of blue whales in a country where 66% of the population depend on fish for protein, and to learn of the problems they face due to human action, explore this website http://whalessrilanka.blogspot.com
Ignorance and a Global Lack of Management
Over three quarters of our planet are covered by the oceans. Their biodiversity is unmatched and they contain over 80 percent of all life on earth, mostly unexplored. Millions of people worldwide are depending on the oceans for their daily livelihoods. More and more all this is endangered because of ignorance and a global lack of management. Overfishing.org is an independent source of information on the most dangerous threat our oceans are facing today. Visit Overfishing.org to learn more.
3 Things You Can Do to Curb Overfishing
- Research where seafood comes from in your local stores.
- Choose seafood that is from a sustainable source.
- When dining in a restaurant, ask the wait staff or chef about how sustainable the seafood is on their menu.