How The Multibillion Dollar Commercial Fishing Industry Robs Coastal Indigenous Communities | Forbes

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It’s estimated that there are over 27 million Indigenous people living on the world’s coastlines. For these coastal communities, the ocean has been vital to their culture and survival for thousands of years. But global seafood consumption is rising, fueling a multibillion-dollar commercial fishing industry, and experts warn that, in some places, these commercial vessels are catching more fish than the ocean can provide, threatening sea life and the very people who rely on the ocean the most.

0:00 Start
0:55 History and culture of coastal indigenous communities
3:40 Competition with industrial fishing industry
5:33 Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing
6:40 Tracking and monitoring illegal fishing
9:00 Commercial fishing subsidies
9:40 Effects of commercial fishing on coastal indigenous communities
12:00 Climate change, overfishing, and solutions

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