Our oceans are under pressure from a myriad of threats. Climate change, , unsustainable demand for seafood, , growing ship traffic and industrial development are impacting the marine ecosystem.
In our Asia-Pacific region,− some of the most productive habitats on Earth. We’ve pushed many crucial fish stocks to the point of collapse, threatening people’s livelihoods and food security – and harming other species, including whales, turtles, and dolphins. We now have a moment to safeguard and recover our oceans by rallying the region to protect southern hemisphere oceans.