Saving the Ocean
The Sacred Island (#102)
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Full Program: The Sacred Island follows Zanzibar villagers who fought a resort to save their reefs. 26:47
Full Program: Shark Reef profiles efforts to protect sharks from the effects of the shark fin trade. 26:47
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Series Description: Two thirds of the globe is ocean. And while most people are just starting to hear about problems with overfishing, pollution, coral reef troubles and other issues, a far-flung group of unsung heroes --marine biologists, fisheries scientists, and conservationists worldwide -- are already hard at work inventing, devising and implementing solutions. By focusing on those solutions, the series helps viewers understand both what the problems are and the vision forward.
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