Today is World Ocean Day.
More than 9 in 10 people living in Ireland believe more action needs to be taken to improve the health of the ocean, according to a recent survey.
Today, on UN World Ocean Day, a number of conservation groups are calling for more sustainable fishing practices to be introduced, as well as clamping down on plastic pollution.
Mairéad Cleary has more:
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Director of Policy Innovation at the Marine Institute Dr Niall McDonough says overfishing is a global issue but it can be solved: