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If we carry on fishing like we do at the moment there is NO fish left in 2048 how old your kids will be by then or yourself?
Right did you look further?
We are 8 billion people in this world no stopping of having kids. In 10 year’s we will be 10 billion people, ever thought of how to feed them? 8 mio die per year because of starvation already.
If we mess with the oceans marine life, soon there is no life anymore
All life comes from the ocean, called evolution.
"The end of the line" Documetry watch it!
and it is exactly like this, I dive since 16 years and have a huge number of dives and it decreases by day
So a lot of people ask me: why don’t we farm fish like pigs or cows?
Not a good idea either to farm fish because, what do fish eat?
Fish eat other fish and where is the Fish-food coming from?
To produce 1000 kg of tuna you need 3000 kg of food (other live fish) where do they come from?
They come from the open Ocean so calculate how long that lasts if you need 3 times the amount of what you get out!
Another part is that a lot of people do not know that 80% of all fish are monogamy so they look for one partner in their whole life and if one of them gets eaten or caught the other one will never reproduce and or die as well.
We kill 100 mio sharks per year, for their fins.
Per second around 3,6 sharks get killed and 0,94 get born.
We take them out more than 3 times faster than they can reproduce.
We need the sharks it’s a reef cleaner, it eats old and sick fish.
If we don't have a reef cleaner anymore we kill the reef cause corals get overgrown by slime alga.
Do you know how many % of Oxygen we have in our air?.....
See 90% of all people do not know!
21% O2 is in our Air
Where does it come from?
Trees most people say.
We would not have enough trees in this world to produce that amount of O2
75% of our earth surface is water.
How much O2 is getting produced by trees?
How much O2 do you need per Breath?
so there you go….do the math without the O2 production from our Ocean.
Shall I tell you a good story in between?
We have a nudi branch here which only has to eat one time in its entire life.
it eats corals so perfectly off and plants it in its tentacles so they grow and give food nutrients salts and minerals to the nudi.
It’s called "Blue Dragon”!
They are so much more advanced under water than we are!
I guess you love Dolphins right?
Another story made up by the medias cause in reality they are not as lovely!!!!
Just one example: an Orca (Killer Whale) is the biggest of the Dolphins Family.
Back to our Sharks.
Women often ask me.....can I go diving because I have my period.....do i attract sharks then?
I always say then....I hope so ;)
But actually it’s the opposite.
Another common misunderstanding about Sharks we get told by the Medias.
Yes its true they can smell a drop of blood in 1 mio liter of water but they would never come close as long as it is human blood, they do not like it! What do you do if don’t like your food in your mouth?! You spit it out don’t you?
That’s why 8 of 9 attacked people survive. The shark just try’s and spits you out again.
How many people get killed by cats?
300 per year…a tiger are a cat isn't it?
9 people get attacked by a shark per year!
More people get killed by a falling coconut
or a soda pop machine.
and many more people get killed by starvation 8 mil to be exact no one cares!
Just amazing what TV and Medias do to us
On top of that
Corals can only cope with 32.2°C of Water temperature everything above that, they'll get stressed and die! We had this 2 years ago 10% of all our corals are brown and dead. It comes back but very slowly
How fast does the fastest Plant on Land grow and what is it?
The Bamboo, it can grow up to 10 cm a day!
So how fast is the fastest growing Coral and which one is it?
The Staghorn Coral and it grows 1 cm a YEAR!
On top of that:
We humans produce such a huge amount of rubbish, per person about 2.2 kg every single day.
2.2 kg x 8billion people x 365 days = 5,8 billion tones of rubbish
We humans already throw 8.1 mio tons of rubbish in the oceans every year! There is more plastic in the water than plankton! Broken down to so small pieces that our eye can’t see it!
So eating Fish is healthy isn’t it? At least that’s what the Medias are telling us to do!
We need the Ocean it protects us!
We live in such abundance that we don't see it anymore! So much food, water, electric.....etc. all the time.
So whats the solution to this?
- Buy fish once a week (not 5 times) from sustainable resources.
- Lower your own standards.
- Turn off the water while soaping under the shower.
- Turn off lights which are not needed.
- Leave your car at home and take a walk or a bicycle.
- Don’t go to the Gym by car and then sit on the bike.
- Do not throw your rubbish over board or on the side of the street.
What Poseidon Dive Center does:
i could cry everyday about us stupid humans but that aint help…what helps is this!
- Educating our divers and guests!
- We sell our Best of underwater pictures; from the income of the pictures sold we’ll build & protect artificial & natural reefs! www.dani-sasse.de Have a look and please support us!
- Artificial reefs are great because they not only protect the fish from fisher nets they also reproduce quicker as well as Corals can hook onto the artificial reef quiet easily. It’s maybe only a drop of cold water on a hot stone but at least
- Farmed Fish and Turtle release.
- Replanting of knocked over Corals by anchor or humans stand on them.
- Setting buoys so Boats not have to anchor anymore.
- Fighting for proper Fishing laws in the Marine National Park.
Per year worldwide, 100 million sharks are killed and the most because of their fins!
Finning is cruel, cutting fins of sharks, often still alive, culled. The hull of the shark is then thrown as ballast overboard. The shark fins make up only about 14% of the total weight of a shark, but bring much on the international market more than shark meat. Prohibitions exist in rare cases.
Finning is cruel but lucrative. For a kilo of shark fins in Asia are on average about U.S. $ 100 paid.
Hong Kong and mainland China dominate the global shark fin market. 50% of world trade in shark fins go into this market, 80% of the landed in Hong Kong fins go to mainland China, 2003, the 11,000 tons and the market is growing by 5%. 3,500 tons are delivered directly to the Chinese mainland.
The problem is that the fin trade is not just about control. Fins of species that are under protection of CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) flow uncontrollably into the market, warns TRAFFIC. These species are whale sharks, basking sharks and white sharks.
Source: Business Report, September 2004
In 1980, the world according to official figures about 3,000 tons of shark fins traded. In 2004 it was 22,000 tons. A lot of that was surely in reality several times higher.
Statistics from Taiwan, Singapore and the world center of the fin trade Hong Kong suggest an explosive growth of the trade in shark fins out. 1999 according to official figures from the customs authorities of Hong Kong 6954 tons of shark fins were cleared for re-export. They went mainly to Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea and China.
Until 1987, China was only marginally involved in the fin trade and consumption, as the government against shark fin soup and prosperity uttered was considered unsuitable status symbol. By the rise of Beijing and Shanghai for the new middle class is the foundation for prosperity and thus a market for shark fins has been created. Accordingly, China has even begun to fish sharks. The amounts are not known, but increased the number of high-performance vessels (500 GRT), which are adapted from a ship in 1975 to 26 vessels in 1992. 1996 Shanghai alone already had 64 ships. Chinese fishing boats are seen predominantly in the North Pacific, the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean.
Taiwan ranks fifth in the global shark fin trade. It maintains the world's largest fishing fleet operating primarily in international waters, away from their waters.
Only a few countries have introduced restrictions Finning: Canada (1994), Brazil (1998), USA (2000), Spain (2002), Costa Rica (2005). Certain restrictions also apply in South Africa, England, Mauritania, Mexico, Malta, Namibia, Oman, the Philippines and Israel.
Recent estimates for Singapore 2001 episode exported shark fins worth 40.6 million dollars. Restaurants in the city to pay up to $ 4,000 per kilogram of fins.
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