We call it Earth but less than 1/3 is land, over 2/3 is water and we use that water as a dumping site for our waste and as if it's an inexhaustible "horn of plenty" for humans.
Our most important
ecosystem is on the verge of collapse unless we act now. At this
very moment the main problem with the oceans is that they're getting
emptier and emptier. If we don't do anything then we face one of the
biggest disasters in history of mankind.
The biodiversity is so immense and you see the most amazing creatures. What you can see under the water is art. Almost everywhere underwater photographer Dos Winkel dives he is faced with devastation.
Taking a passive
stance was not an option. He seizes every opportunity to use his
photographs and tell the story of a world that is on the verge of
In this film (sequel to Meat the Truth) we sum up the facts why our seas and oceans are in great danger.
First we find a survey by the University of British
Columbia which shows that fish stocks in the North Atlantic Ocean in
1900 were megatons of fish in the sea. Hundred years later nearly
everything is gone.
For his work he has received honorary doctorates from universities in Greece, Belgium, Canada, Portugal and the Netherlands.