Seas the Movement
Seas the Movement

  • Discover

    Become... Its Storyteller

    That 1 in 1000!

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    Six of the world's seven sea turtle species are listed as endangered. It is thought only 1 in 1000 hatchlings will survive to reach sexual maturity at 30 years of age, due to anthropogenic threats.

    Protect: to keep from being damaged ...

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    Migratory marine species like manta rays, hammerheads and porbeagle sharks are now protected under CITES Appendix 2. But protection is sometimes hard to enforce.

    ... Its Champion

    SIGN PETITIONS

    Especially those supporting the protection and conservation of ecosystems, upon which threatened and endangered species depend.

    EDUCATE YOURSELF & OTHERS

    We are living in a time when human impact on the environment is of global concern. Learn how interesting and important wildlife is, and the services they provide our daily life. Raise awareness and help spread the message that we need them alive.

    BE A CONSCIOUS CONSUMER

    Demand for endangered species products is tremendously high. Many are illegal. Tortoise shell combs are made from hawksbill sea turtles. Ivory products are carved from the tusks of elephants, whales, and narwhals. Many medicines are made from manta rays, rhinos and tigers. Reduce demand for these products by choosing not to purchase them.

    CHOOSE ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS

    Rainforests are cleared for wood to create furniture. Forests where wildlife live are burned for palm oil. Eco-friendly products are products that do not harm the environment, in their production, use or disposal. They promote green living that help to conserve energy and prevent air, water and noise pollution.

    SUPPORT ECO-TOURISM OPERATORS

    Dive with sharks. Trek to gorillas. Demonstrate the animals are worth more alive than dead, and that income from tourism can benefit the entire community through services like, accommodation, transportation and food/beverage.

    SUPPORT ORGANISATIONS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

    There are many organisations working constantly to fight for the survival of endangered species, such as World Wildlife Fund, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the Defenders of Wildlife. Support their work through donations or signing their petitions and spreading their campaigns.

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    Plastic is Forever

    There are more than 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean. It is thought there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050.

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    No Sharks, Different Ocean

    Every year between 73 and 200 million sharks are taken from the ocean. In comparison sharks are only responsible for 10 human fatalities.