What You Can Do To Help

  • Stop overfishing
  • Help care for the beach by picking up trash
  • Encourage parents to buy farm-raised seafood
  • Write a report or play about overfishing problem
  • Go fishing, but make sure you throw all your catch back
  • Make safe and sustainable seafood choices to reduce the demand for overexploited marine species
  • Be sure to use a reusable water bottle. Plastics that end up in the ocean kill tens of thousands of marine animals each year
  • Stop someone from purchasing items that exploit marine life such as coral jewelry, tortoiseshell hair accessories and shark products