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Conservation Heroes

Coral Reefs

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.

 

 

Show Notes

 

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

 

Links 

 

Kelp Forrests

 

Coral Reefs

Panda.org

Wild Life Trust

 

Sea Otters

 

Surfers against sewage

 

 

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