free 2015 WWF report on the state of the world's oceans.
the updated study of marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish shows that populations have been reduced on average by half globally in the last four decades, with some fish declining by close to 75%. the latest findings spell trouble for all nations, especially people in the developing world.
“we urgently published this report to provide the most current picture of the state of the ocean,” said Marco Lambertini, Director General of WWF International. “profound changes are needed to ensure abundant ocean life for future generations.”