The seas around Antarctica are the most untouched ocean environment left on Earth. They are home to almost ten thousand different animal species. But humankind is encroaching even upon these remote areas, posing a number of threats.
Abundant fish supplies in supermarkets and restaurants are deceptive. Soon, fish will vanish from our dinner plates. Giant industrial fishing fleets systematically plunder the seas and, as a consequence, kill hundreds of thousands of whales, dolphins, sharks, birds and turtles worldwide as bycatch.