Over-fishing represents a major food security issue and has devastating consequences for the fragile biodiversity of our planet. Around 90% of global fish stocks are fully or over-exploited and around 90% of large fish are gone. The consequences are far-reaching, not only for the future of food for a growing global population, but because healthy oceans absorb half the CO2 we produce.

“We have just squandered one of the greatest resources that we’ve ever had on the planet – wild fish.”  Charles Clover, BLUE’s Executive Director