insight into the devastating impact of overfishing on the world's marine life and economy.
Yearly, around 200 million tons of fish and seafood are harvested globally.
A staggering 80% of the world’s fisheries are already in a state of decline.
20 countries account for 74% of the total global fish capturing.
Fish are responsible for providing 17% of the world's protein intake.
Both Eastern and Western Bluefin Tuna populations have seen a 50% decrease since 1970.
Fishing practices have led to a 70% reduction in shark numbers.
If overfishing continues unchecked, our oceans could be devoid of life by 2048.
A significant 25% of fish catches are a result of trawling.
Asia leads in fishing and fish farming, employing over 50 million individuals.
In 2022, the World Trade Organization banned fishing subsidies.
The time to act is now, for the sake of our oceans, marine life, and future generations.