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THE OCEAN IS EARTH'S LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM
OVER 1 BILLION PEOPLE

rely on seafood as their primary source of protein.

50% of all the oxygen we breathe is produced by tiny plants in the ocean called PHYTOPLANKTON.

Life in the ocean is Extremely

Overf ishing is one of the biggest threats

to the health of the ocean today.

Our preference for eating large marine predators is a major part of the problem.

sharks are killed every year to satisfy global demand for shark f ins.

On average

Approximately 25% of the world's catch is bycatch – f ish and marine life that is caught unintentionally.

Globally, shrimp trawlers kill

an average of 9kg of marine life

for every 1kg of shrimp they catch.

OVER 51 MILLION

square kilometres of seaf loor, an area

larger than Asia

has been affected by bottom trawlers.