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Are you concerned about the state of the oceans?
Some fishing nets catch animals,  like dolphins, that aren't eaten, but just die.
Some fishing nets catch animals, like dolphins, that aren't eaten, but just die.
 
Melanie Said
Very! For many years, we've acted like we can use the Earth any way we want. But now we know that's not true. It's like hunting the buffalo to extinction. We can't just keep taking fish out of the sea forever.

The wealthier nations have overfished their own waters, and now they're going to tropical countries and buying up all their fish. People in those countries need money. Instead of eating the fish they catch themselves, they sell them to companies from North America, Europe, and Japan.