Episode #43

Using the ocean without using it up

How to save the reefs by drinking with fishermen
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Marine biologist Ayana Johnson has a plan to bring back the fish, one island at a time. To do it, she'll have to drink a lot of beer.

Originally posted on May 4, 2015


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Show Notes

  • Learn more about the Waitt Institute here, and the Blue Halo Initiative here.
  • Check out Ayana Johnson's blog post announcing the news that the BHI expanded to Curaçao and Montserrat—the first, we hope, of many islands to come. 
  • Ayana writes regularly for National Geographic. Read all her posts here.

  • video of a parrotfish pooping sand

Music Credits (in order of appearance)
  • Digi G'Alessio - int.early.hood from the album Love, Beats and Pina Coladas
  • Royalty Free Kings Cruel Intent
  • CharlieTown Hall from the album Roots and Bells

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