Movie to watch- End of the LIne

In honor of the Etsy Earth Team who is devoting their June blog posts to the Ocean,
My movie to watch is
The End of the Line

This Documentary focuses on the issue of fishing and overfishing in our seas. They predict that by 2048, the sea life as we know it will be diminished. The movie showcases how the consumer can take responsibility and make conscious changes in the way we eat and purchase fish.

If you eat fish, you need to see this!

An excerpt taken from the website says-

"The End of the Line, the first major feature documentary film revealing the impact of overfishing on our oceans, had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Documentary Competition. Sundance took place in Park City, Utah, January 15-25, 2009.

In the film we see firsthand the effects of our global love affair with fish as food.

It examines the imminent extinction of bluefin tuna, brought on by increasing western demand for sushi; the impact on marine life resulting in huge overpopulation of jellyfish; and the profound implications of a future world with no fish that would bring certain mass starvation.

Filmed over two years, The End of the Line follows the investigative reporter Charles Clover as he confronts politicians and celebrity restaurateurs, who exhibit little regard for the damage they are doing to the oceans.

One of his allies is the former tuna farmer turned whistleblower Roberto Mielgo – on the trail of those destroying the world's magnificent bluefin tuna population.

Filmed across the world – from the Straits of Gibraltar to the coasts of Senegal and Alaska to the Tokyo fish market – featuring top scientists, indigenous fishermen and fisheries enforcement officials, The End of the Line is a wake-up call to the world."

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