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Organizations and institutions

The following list shows the scientific institutions, governmental bodies and other organizations which were consulted during the making of the film.

Food and Agricultural Organization – State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2008

Nature (magazine)

Science (magazine)

Sea Around Us Project

Algalita Marine Research Foundation

The End of the Line


Ministry for Agriculture,  Nature and Food Quality, The Hague


European Commission – Reform of the common fisheries policy

VU University Amsterdam

North Sea Foundation (Stichting de Noordzee)

Fisheries Centre, University of British Colombia


The Royal Swedish Acadamy of Sciences


PLos ONE (magazine)

Society for Marine Mammalogy (magazine)

Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, USA

IMARES, Wageningen

Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand

Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, USA

Fish Protection Foundation (Stichting Vissenbescherming)

Heavy Metals and Myocardial Infarction Project


US Geological Survey – National Water-Quality Assessment Program

Food Additives and Contaminants (magazine)

RIKILT institute for food safety, Wageningen, the Netherlands (de mul et al, 2008)

US Food and Drug Administration

RIVM (National Institute for Public health and the Environment), Bilthoven, the Netherlands

Limnology and Oceanography (magazine)

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woodshole, Massachusetts, USA

Marine Conservation Biology Institute, Bellevue, USA

Frontiers in Ecology (magazine)

University of Exeter, United Kingdom

University of Edingburgh, United Kingdom

University of Guelph, Canada

Fisheries Research (magazine)

University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

Roslin Institute, United Kingdom

University of Groningen

University of Leiden

Institute for European Environmental Policy

Fish and Fisheries (magazine)

Oxford University, United Kingdom

Lenfest Ocean Program, Washington, USA

Marine Policy (magazine)

Official Journal for the European Union (2007/C 317/01)

Humane Society International

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority)

University of Arizona, USA

State of Worlds Oceans (boek, Springer, auteur: allsop et al)

European Union, Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

University of Wales, United Kingdom Biology Letters (magazine)

University of York, United Kingdom