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Video 2: How Do We Solve Our Current Problem?

Video 2: How Do We Solve Our Current Problem?

Published on 28 April 2021

Part 2 Of A Three Part Video Series On Ending Overfishing

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Transcript
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Previously we discussed how:
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The ocean plays a key role in maintaining life on Earth Fishing has turned into a huge industry Marine life is being depleted by overfishing
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. . . but what can we do to stop the destruction?
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Although it may seem irreparable,
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There is a way to revert the destruction that we've caused
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and restore the ocean to its previous vitality.
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- what we can do
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- how many fish we catch
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- how much is protected
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Initially, the United Nations set a goal to protect at least 10 percent of the ocean by 2020.
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But Sadly, we have only seen an increase from
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2
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5
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in recent years (Reimer).
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In order to see a sustainable future
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we have to continue to urge the United Nations to continue to increase this percentage.
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More Protected Ocean = More Area For Fish To Breed
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The Spillover Effect Marine Life Leaves Protected Areas To Repopulate Weak Areas
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Increase health of ocean
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Creates 9 Million Metric Tons More of Marine Life (Simke)
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Healthier Fish = Healthier Ocean = Healthier Humans
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Opposition
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Economic Downfalls
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Environmental Benefits
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Initial Cost: $223 B
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Predicted Revenue:
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$490 to $920 B
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150 to 180 T jobs
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("30 x 30")
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Striving to being the nations heightened security, health, and peace, the United Nations should also strive to protect the ocean waters that have supported us in every moment of our lives.
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To Learn More About How This Change Will Impact The Lives of Current and Future Generations, Continue to the Third and Final Part of Our Video Series.