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Secondary school lessons on a range of marine conservation topics from illegal fishing to ocean pollution.
Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing
These lessons cover the issue of overfishing due to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, as ...
These lessons discuss the impacts of poaching on whales, sharks, turtles and toothfish.
These lessons discuss the various issues of pollution in the ocean from fishing gear to plastic poll...
These lessons cover the issues threatening marine species.
This lesson covers the issue of captivity of marine species.
Lesson Series - IUU and the law (Year 7 - 8)
This course provides five lessons on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing activity the impact...
Lesson Series - Biodiversity of species (Year 7 - 8)
This course provides an introduction to the importance of biodiversity of species in the ocean and h...
Lesson Series - Overfishing the ocean (Year 9 - 10)
This course provides six lessons that discuss overfishing as well as the issues of illegal fishing a...
Lesson Series - Global citizen (Year 9 - 10)
This course provides a series of lessons that explore how our choices impact communities, human righ...
Lesson Series - Laws governing the sea (Year 11 - 12)
This course provides five lessons around the laws that apply to the sea, focusing on the commercial ...
Lesson Series - Extinction of species (Year 11 - 12)
This course provides five lessons which discuss the causes of mass extinction events and how the cur...
Sea Shepherd Case Studies
These Case Studies provide first hand experience of marine conservation issues through Sea Shepherd ...
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Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
Overfishing is emptying the ocean, with 90% of fisheries already overfished. Illegal fishing is having a big impact. This lesson series explains the issue and the impacts its having.
Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing lesson 1
From this lesson students will:Understand and explain what IUU fishing activity means.Explore the impacts IUU fishing is having on marine species.Understand the term overfishing and explain what is driving demand.Discuss ways students can help address the issue.Topics coversOne of the reasons for this is overfishing of the ocean. It is estimated that over 100 million tons of fish is caught each year. Fish is the largest traded commodity in the world.
Case study - operation icefish
This Case Study shows Sea Shepherd's work to stop an illegal fleet of poaching vessels targeting antarctic and patagonian toothfish in the Southern Ocean. Operation Icefish saw our vessel the Bob Barker chase one poacher from Antartica to Africa for 110 days.