Staff members of fisheries certification group Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) received death threats following the release of the controversial documentary "Seaspiracy" on Netflix in March.

The controversial documentary debuted in March and fast became one of the platform's top 10 most popular films and TV shows in several countries worldwide.

Its popularity, coupled with amplification by celebrities and activists, sparked a torrent of criticism of the seafood industry on social media and calls for consumers to stop eating fish and go vegan.