The Science of Sustainability

Tag: marine protected areas

Report from the Philippines

Report from the Philippines

Here in the field, time passes slowly but the need to explore, explain and protect natural systems like Philippine coral reef systems is urgent.

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Protecting Sharks' Marine Protected Areas and "Paper Parks"

Protecting Sharks' Marine Protected Areas and "Paper Parks"

There have been success in countries with resources to enforce and convict violators within marine protected areas, but many of these areas are in name only – "paper parks."

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Science on the SPOT: Life on the Farallones

Science on the SPOT: Life on the Farallones

The Farallon Islands off the coast of San Francisco are a vital home to many birds and marine mammals. QUEST visits the Farallones and sees what life is like for scientists working in this forbidding and inhospitable world.

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Producer's Notes: Marine Sanctuary Patrol Flight

Producer's Notes: Marine Sanctuary Patrol Flight

How do you keep tabs on what is going on in the marine sanctuaries? QUEST producers Lauren Sommer, Jenny Oh and I hitched a ride to find out.

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Producer's Notes – Profile: Sylvia Earle

Producer's Notes – Profile: Sylvia Earle

Everyone knows who Sylvia Earle is, right? Not so. Despite the fact that she’s been at the forefront of marine science and ocean exploration for more than 40 years, she is not a household name.

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Producer's Notes for Underwater Wilderness: Creating Marine Protected Areas

Producer's Notes for Underwater Wilderness: Creating Marine Protected Areas

Through the eyes of these scientists, we witness the undersea life in bloom. They clearly have one of the best offices to go to work to each day.

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