06 September 2009

13 Sep (Sun): Screening of "End of the Line"

Where have all the fish gone? See the world’s first major feature documentary film revealing the devastating impact of overfishing on the oceans!
WWF Singapore brings this exclusive free screening.

The film explores the effects of our global love affair with fish as a source of food, including the imminent extinction of bluefin tuna, brought about by increasing demand for sushi, and the profound implications of a future world with no fish.
Filmed across the world – from the Straits of Gibraltar to the coasts of Senegal and Alaska to the Tokyo fish market – this captivating documentary features top scientists, indigenous fishermen as well as investigative reporter Charles Clover who confronts politicians and celebrity restaurateurs, who themselves exhibit little regard for the damage they are doing to the oceans.

Scientists predict that current fishing practices could spell the end of most seafood by 2048. Imagine an ocean without fish. Imagine your meals without seafood. Imagine the global consequences. This is the future if we do not stop, think and act.
The End of the Line is a wake-up call to the world.

Join us for a special screening of the film and a Q & A session afterwards.

Free admission but registration is required. To secure your place, please send an email to rsvp@wwf.sg by 12 noon on Friday 11th September, with your name, contact number and number of tickets

Time: 4pm
Venue: Function Hall, Botany Centre Level 1, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Website and contact: http://www.panda.org/who_we_are/wwf_offices/singapore/

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