Sea Changes


156-157: Sea Changes

The main graph of global catch uses data from ‘Global Capture Production’, Fishery Statistical Collections, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, 2015. Accessed at http://www.fao.org/fishery/statistics/global-capture-production/en

The Grand Banks cod fishery case study and graph is based on information provided in ‘Collapse of Atlantic cod stocks off the East Coast of Newfoundland in 1992’, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, 2007, Philippe Rekacewicz, Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP-GRID-Arendal. Accessed at http://www.grida.no/graphicslib/detail/collapse-of-atlantic-cod-stocks-off-the-east-coast-of-newfoundland-in-1992_11e4 

“Fish under threat” panel of endangered fish is based on advice from the Marine Conservation Society’s ‘Good Fish Guide’. Accessed at http://www.goodfishguide.org


158-159: Farming Fish

Annual global aquaculture production from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. Accessed at http://www.fao.org/fishery/statistics/global-capture-production/en


162-163: Dead Seas

The main eutrophication graphic uses information from ‘Top Sources of Nutrient Pollution’, Ocean Health Index 2015. Accessed at http://www.oceanhealthindex.org/Components/Nutrient_Pollution

Gulf of Mexico case study from NOAA research and ‘NOAA-supported scientists find large Gulf dead zone, but smaller than predicted’, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States Department of Commerce, July 29 2013, relying on research from N.N. Rabalais, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and R.E. Turner, Louisiana State University. Accessed at


164-165: Plastic Pollution

Various facts and figures about ocean plastic incorporated in the main graphic from ‘22 Facts About Plastic Pollution (And 10 Things We Can Do About It)’, Lynn Hasselberger, EcoWatch, 2014. Accessed at http://ecowatch.com/2014/04/07/22-facts-plastic-pollution-10-things-can-do-about-it/ and ‘When The Mermaids Cry: The Great Plastic Tide’, Claire Le Guern Lytle, Plastic Pollution, 2016. Accessed at http://plastic-pollution.org