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Seaspiracy, a documentary produced by Cowspiracy‘s Kip Andersen, unveiled its trailer this week and garnered thousands of views.

It is described on Netflix to document humans’ harm on the sea, and uncovers ‘alarming global corruption’. The documentary is directed by Ali Tabrizi and Lucy Tabrizi.

Seaspiracy trailer

Snapshots in the trailer show interviewees asking for the cameras to be switched off. It includes a voice clip which states: ‘The safety concerns are serious. Ignore them at your risk.’

Moreover, overfishing is featured heavily as well as illegal fishing. Additionally, the Seaspiracy trailer shows the treatment of humans working in the industry too.

At the time of writing, the two-minute-long video had secured more than 40,000 views on Facebook, and over 150,000 on Instagram.

‘If you want to address climate change, the first thing you do is protect the ocean. And, the solution to that is very simple. Leave it alone’, one interviewee states during the snippet.

‘The most important habitat on earth’

The Seaspiracy documentary is out on March 24.

Netflix release

Ahead of the release on March 24, the Seaspiracy team announced the documentary will be available to an audience of more than 190 million across the globe.

They claim: “This film will radically transform the way we think and act on ocean conservation forever. 

“It is time we focus our ecological and ethical concerns on our seas and its inhabitants.This is a new era for how we treat the most important habitat on earth.”

The film’s producer is Kip Andersen. He says Seaspiracy will uncover ‘the most important missing piece in the environmental puzzle’.

You can find out more via the Seapiracy Instagram account

Emily is a News and Features Writer for Plant Based News. She has previously worked as a journalist in Devon, UK, reporting on local issues from politics to the environment.