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You can help by simply spreading the word! 

Education is a powerful conservation tool.
The more people that spread our messages, the more difference we can make in countries, continents and around the entire world! 

If any of the facts below shock or amaze you, share them with your friends…

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WHALING

  • Over 46,000 whales have been killed since the whaling ban in 1986 

Read more about whaling

SHARKS

  • In 2012 over 280,000 tons of sharks were reported caught globally. That’s roughly the weight over 2000 fully grown blue whales.

Read more about sharks

TURTLES

  • Some fishing techniques used to catch tuna and prawns kill hundreds of thousands of sea turtles each year.

Read more about turtles

SEAHORSES

  • Over 150 million seahorses are taken from the ocean each year for use in Traditional Medicine.

Read more about seahorses

SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD

  • Around a quarter of fish caught around the world each year is thrown overboard dead because it is unwanted.

Read more about sustainable seafood

PLASTIC POLLUTION

  • It is estimated that between 500 billion and a trillion plastic bags are produced around the world each year. Less than 10% of these are recycled.

Read more about plastic pollution

MARINE PROTECTED AREAS

  • Coral reefs are a vital home for over 25% of marine life, yet they cover less than 0.25% of the ocean floor. Most coral reefs are unprotected. 

Read more about MPAs

Link to us

Perhaps you run a blog or website about marine life yourself... you are welcome to link to our pages or just refer your visitors straight to our homepage:

http://www.sealifetrust.org

Thank you for your help spreading our global marine conservation campaigns.