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Over Fishing the Oceans, Who cares? You Should.

Healthy Oceans

The oceans support thousands of amazing species and are vital for human life and livelihoods. Today, sustainable fishing helps to protect our oceans for the future. 

Find out which fish are certified as sustainable and meet the fishers bringing these to our plates.

Marine Stewardship Council (read more)


How to save the world's oceans from overfishing

An interview with the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Mike Sutton
Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com
July 9, 2007

Global fishing stocks are in trouble. After expanding from 18 millions tons in 1950 to around 94 million tons in 2000, annual world fish catch has leveled off and may even be declining. Scientists estimate that the number of large predatory fish in the oceans has fallen by 90 percent since the 1950s, while about one-quarter of the world's fisheries are overexploited, depleted, or recovering from depletion. 
Full Story at mongabay.com

 

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