Alternatives to Overfishing
Join us as we venture beneath the waves to uncover alternatives to overfishing. We find out what lies behind the Marine Stewardship Council's blue eco-label for sustainable seafood and talk manta ray ecotourism with Andrea Marshall, "Queen of Mantas". Continuing our look at protecting the oceans, we catch up with Coral Cay Conservation in the Philippines to find out how they've been working with coastal communities to help them protect their local piece of sea and set up fish sanctuaries. And in Critter of the Month we meet a bird that lives above, on, and even in the ocean.
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For the first time, fish larvae have been tracked drifting over 100 miles showing that marine protected areas can benefit surrounding fisheries.
Scientists have identified factors that make for a successful and sustainable fishery
We take a look behind the Marine Stewardship Council's eco-label for sustainable seafood
Manta Rays are fished in increasing numbers for their gills to make Chinese medicines. We chat to Andrea Marshall "Queen of Mantas" to find out if ecotourism could be a sustainable alternative.
The folk at Coral Cay Conservation are working to help encourage communities set up fish sanctuaries and protect the marine life on their doorstep.
This month's critter is something that lives above, on, and even in the sea.