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Naked Oceans episode

Sun, 11th Mar 2012

So you want to be a marine scientist?

Sylvia Earle with SCUBA and Aquarius underwater lab researcher (c) (c) Wolcott Henry 2005/Marine Photobank

We find out about the best job in the world on Naked Oceans this month as we take a look at what its like to work in the ocean realm. Sarah chats with a host of marine scientists who work in one of the top spots in the world for ocean research. We hear from someone who as well as doing his own science is using cutting edge communication tools to inspire the next generation of marine scientists and conservationists in two very different parts of the planet. And in Critter of the Month we meet a playful denizen of British waters that like nothing more than messing about with human scuba divers.


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In this edition of Naked Oceans

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  • 12:43 - Excluding fishermen can harm fisheries

    The problem with fisheries management is that what a government decides will be best for conservation may not be best for the local people that rely on a fishery, and may in fact end up harming the fish stocks in the end. A study published in the February edition of Scientific R...

  • 18:39 - Wetland critters survive Deepwater Horizon oil spill

    Saltmarsh species are vulnerable but also resilient to low levels of oil pollution

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