Trek net fishermen at Muizenberg

Overfishing visually explained

Ocean2012 is a group focused on the 2012 review of European Union fishing practices. Their mission is

…to ensure that the 2012 reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy stops overfishing, ends destructive fishing practices and delivers fair and equitable use of healthy fish stocks.

To this end they have created a short animated video explaining overfishing. It’s easy to understand, and charmingly done.

Via FlowingData.

(As an aside, I hate Vimeo – I can only hope users outside South Africa or with faster internet connections have a better viewing experience than I do.)

If this subject interests or concerns you, check out The End of the Line in documentary and book form. And use your SASSI cards!

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Lapsed mathematician, creator of order, formulator of hypotheses. Lover of the ocean, being outdoors, the bush, reading, photography, travelling (especially in Africa) and road trips.

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