Episode 6: Coral Reefs
Guest: Vivenne Edwards
Welcome to Conservation Heroes, the heroes of this show are the dolphins, bats, otters, mangroves, newts and many others who are protecting our environment right now. This show will look at different laws, guidelines, or policies and will also offer you some top tips to help you protect our planet and even become a conservation hero yourself. Each episode will contain interviews from scientists, academics, lawyers, environmental activists and more.
Vivenne Edwards, from the Blue Marine Foundation, talks about her work in the Maldives and Namibia. In the Maldives, Vivienne is working to protect the country’s coral reefs. In Namibia she is working on developing a management plan for the second largest marine protected area on the continent.
Things you can do
Marine Society campaign around fisheries bill and looking at issues like ocean trawling that damages the floor of the ocean
Donate to Oceanswell
Visit the Blue Marine Foundation Website
Have a look at the Blue Planet Society website and their campaigns to end the overfishing and overexploitation of the world’s ocean