30 Sep '15, 12am

If the Ocean Dies, We All Die!

If the Ocean Dies, We All Die!

If the Ocean Dies, We All Die! Commentary by Sea Shepherd Founder, Captain Paul Watson We need to return whale and fish populations to pre-exploitation levels. The focus must be on revitalizing bio-diversity in the sea. Photo: Sea Shepherd/Barbara Veiga If the ocean dies, we all die. Why? A few people have asked me to explain just why it is that humanity will die if the ocean dies. Billions of people depend upon the ocean for food, and I’m not talking about restaurants, sushi bars and fish markets in New York, Paris, London, Tokyo or Sydney. I’m talking about extremely poor people whose lives actually depend upon catching fish. But food being taken from the ocean is the least of the factors that will kill us. The ocean is the life support system for the planet, providing 50% of the oxygen we breathe and regulating climate. The ocean is also the pump that allows us to have ...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/commentary-and-editorials/2015...

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