How Costa Rica Leads Conservation On Land And At Sea
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How Costa Rica Leads Conservation On Land And At Sea

Episode 27

Costa Rica is one of the global leaders in conserving biodiversity on land, and with 92% of its territory at sea, they're working to protect the ocean too. Hear from WSL Championship Tour surfer Brisa Hennessy and Costa Rica's Environment & Energy Minister Carlos Manuel Rodriguez on the importance of Costa Rica's biodiversity, the work they've done to protect it, and how this affects surf tourism.

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Show Notes:

Costa Rica is one of the global leaders in conserving biodiversity on land, and with 92% of its territory at sea, they're working to protect the ocean too. Hear from WSL Championship Tour surfer Brisa Hennessy and Costa Rica's Environment & Energy Minister Carlos Manuel Rodriguez on the importance of Costa Rica's biodiversity, the work they've done to protect it, and how this affects surf tourism.

Thanks for listening and thanks again to Brisa and Carlos for joining us!

Black Lives Matter

Our teammate wrote this great article on "How Nick Gabaldón's Legacy Shaped My Identity As An LA Surfer" https://www.worldsurfleague.com/posts/452587/how-nick-gabaldon-shaped-me-as-an-la-surfer?isearch=true&scategory=all

Our friends at Heal The Bay And Black Surfers Collective Discuss Community Connectedness -- https://www.worldsurfleague.com/posts/452633/video-heal-the-bay-and-black-surfers-collective-discuss-community-connectedness

If you want to learn more about the Black Lives Matter movement, https://blacklivesmatter.com/

And on the topic, we've found this list of anti-racist resources really helpful: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BRlF2_zhNe86SGgHa6-VlBO-QgirITwCTugSfKie5Fs/preview?pru=AAABcoG5lEU*XwenCly31VD_2FUR4knKcA

As well as these incredible leaders -- Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson https://www.instagram.com/ayanaeliza/, Sal Masekela https://www.instagram.com/salmasekela/, and Leah Thomas https://www.instagram.com/greengirlleah/

Carlos

Learn more about Carlos Manuel here https://www.weforum.org/people/carlos-manuel-rodriguez-echandi

Brisa

You can find Brisa on Instagram at @brisahennessy - https://www.instagram.com/brisahennessy/

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