Ocean Alert: Overfishing
Do you REALLY know… about the overfishing crisis?
In this Overfishing Crisis video, you’ll learn what overfishing is, and why it has become a global crisis.
The world’s oceans are the biggest source of food for the whole planet. Almost 35% of the world’s population gets most of their protein from ocean animals. Although seafood markets around the market appear to be full, they hide a crisis: overfishing. Overfishing occurs when people catch more animals than the ocean can sustain.
To learn more, check out our online coral reef ecology curriculum: http://www.lof.org/education/portal/