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Facts and figures

Simple truths

Facts and figures

Simple truths

Facts and figures

Simple truths

Facts & Figures

Did You Know?

Facts & Figures

Did You Know?

Facts & Figures

Did You Know?

Facts & Figures

Did You Know?

70% of marine wildlife entanglements involve abandoned plastic fishing nets, also known as "ghost nets".

300,000 whales and dolphins are killed each year because of industrial and especially illegal fishing.

For every pound of trawled shrimp, up to six pounds of "bycatch” is also captured, including turtles and dolphins.

Humpback whales communicate with complex songs that can be as loud as the sound of a jet plane (around 150 decibels).

If not for whaling, ship strikes, pollution and entanglement in fishing gear, some whales could live for over 200 years.

12-15 million tons of plastic ends up in the ocean every year, killing one million seabirds and 100,000 marine animals.

Illegal fishing accounts for an estimated 11-26 million tons of the annual catch of fish globally.

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