In this activity, students try to answer the question, "How do the locations of the world's fisheries relate to levels of human population and seafood consumption?"
The first part of the activity has students identify important fisheries of the world and features of what makes them good fisheries. The second part students begin to discuss possible causes of the global fisheries crisis. The third portion requires students to research the sustainability of one type of seafood from each of the five fisheries. Finally, students are instructed to reflect on what they have learned in writing using two prompts. The activity guide states that the activity should take approximately one hour to complete.