Learn How To Save Our Oceans
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Learn How To Save Our Oceans

Episode 25

Learn how to save the ocean with Lisa Speer, Director of NRDC's International Oceans Program and marine scientist for over three decades. She discusses the 30x30 campaign's conservation strategy, the importance of protecting the high seas, working with the UN, and the ocean's amazing resilience.

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SHOW NOTES

Thanks for listening and thanks again to Lisa for joining us!

You can find Lisa on Twitter at https://twitter.com/LSpeerOceans

Check out the amazing work of NRDC at nrdc.org or and on the following channels: https://www.instagram.com/nrdc_org/ https://twitter.com/nrdc https://www.facebook.com/nrdc.org/

We barely got around to discussing this week's articles, but these are great reads on the importance of biodiversity and 30x30:

Nature Is Our Best Antiviral https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/seychelles-covid19-nature-is-best-antiviral-by-enric-sala-2020-05

New High Seas Treaty Could Be a Gamechanger for the Ocean https://therevelator.org/high-seas-treaty/

Thanks to everyone who wrote in a question this week! Keep ‘em coming! And thanks to Annie for sending in the story about the Chehalis River Dam Project Proposal. If you're in the Pacific NW - here are some helpful links:

https://www.conservationnw.org/news-updates/take-action-for-free-flowing-chehalis-river/

I misspoke in the episode - It's the Twin HARBORS Waterkeeper! https://twinharborswaterkeeper.org/

And here's the film, Chehalis: A Watershed Moment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0PC5Xa_CSc&t=3407s

And do you have a story you want to share with us? Email us at oneocean@wslpure.org

 

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