Protecting The Oceans At Rio+20

May 1, 2012 § Leave a comment

  • Almost no one is in charge of the high seas – they are over-fished and under protected.
  • 85% of global fish stocks are fully exploited or worse. This is the highest percentage on record and means that only 15% of stocks can withstand increased fishing.

At the Rio+20 summit next month, it looks increasingly likely that oceans will be the success story of the conference. There is real momentum building to protect the oceans – and as they make up a whopping 70% of the planet – that is good news.

Use the video above to spread the word.

 

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