Threats to Marine Ecosystems and Global Fisheries

Marine scientists and a deep sea photographer described the cumulative and unintended consequences of human activity on marine… read more

Marine scientists and a deep sea photographer described the cumulative and unintended consequences of human activity on marine life. In their illustrated presentations they focused on global impacts of overfishing, oil extraction, toxic pollution, and climate change. They presented their recommendations to policymakers and the new administration about what should be done now to prevent further damage and a potential collapse of fisheries by mid-century. Following their presentation they participated in a discussion and responded to questions from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Jeremy Jackson Director Scripps Institution of Oceanography->Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation
  • Pat Rizzuto Correspondent Bureau of National Affairs->Chemicals and Science Policy
  • Jeffrey Short Science Director Oceana->Pacific
  • Brian Skerry Photographer National Geographic
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Threats to Marine Ecosystems and Global Fisheries

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Program ID:
282913-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 20, 2008

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  • Dec 16, 2008 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 16, 2008 | 9:38pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2008 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 20, 2008 | 4:25pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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