Future of the Environment

Only 13% of the world’s oceans are untouched by humans

Industrial fishing now covers 55% of the ocean. Image: REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Kendall Jones

Geography PhD Candidate, University of Queensland

Alan Friedlander

Researcher, University of Hawaii

Benjamin Halpern

Professor, University of California

Caitlin Kuempel

PhD Candidate in Conservation Science, University of Queensland

Carissa Klein

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Conservation Biology, The University of Queensland

Hedley Grantham

Research Associate, The University of Queensland

Hugh Possingham

Professor, The University of Queensland

James Watson

Associate Professor, University of Queensland

Nicole Shumway

PhD Candidate, University of Queensland

Oscar Venter

Associate Professor and FRBC/West Fraser Research Chair, University of Northern British Columbia

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Marine wilderness in exclusive economic zones (light blue), in areas outside national jurisdiction (dark blue), and marine protected areas (green). Image: Jones et al. Current Biology 2018

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