Global Fishing Index: assessing the sustainability of the world’s marine fisheries

I was privileged to work on this report with Minderoo Foundation and Scientell. I edited all of the documents you can see and am super proud of it.

However, it’s sobering and scary.

More needs to be done to know exactly how many fish are being taken from the Earth’s oceans, lest their populations crash and there is no return.

You would think Australia is pretty good with this kind of thing. But although we have a good governance system, Australia has made limited progress to restore fish stocks to sustainable levels, and many stocks remain overfished or unassessed.

We earned a D grade.

So what can you do?

It’s simple:

#GlobalFishingIndex

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