This island nation banned fishing in an area of ocean the size of France | Pioneers for Our Planet

For a small society like Palau fragile environment very limited resources very limited opportunities we have to basically live with the environment. And this is where our traditions come into focus. Bul literally translated is prohibition, but there’s a deeper meaning to bul prohibition in the sense that you’re doing this to benefit your children. […]

Get to Know Your Seafood from Ocean to Plate

[ music and rushing water] [ music ] Narrator: We all know seafood is important for a healthy diet, but do you know where your seafood comes from? Here’s something to think about the next time you’re choosing seafood. The United States is a global leader in responsibly managed fisheries and sustainable seafood, so when […]

The Environmental Wonderland

Climate change has been dubbed “a mega risk” in scientific literature. No one in particular has caused it, yet it affects everyone. Rising average temperatures on earth due to Greenhouse gas emissions, as well as decreasing snow cover and rising sea levels have had a tangible and visual effect on human societies and a wide […]

Brazil’s indigenous land is being invaded

The Karitiana are an indigenous group in Brazil. They live on protected land, deep in the Amazon rainforest. When it was established in 1986, it was surrounded by rainforest. But today, it’s almost completely surrounded by farms. This kind of encroachment is happening across the Amazon. Brazil has over 400 protected indigenous lands. But its […]

My Ocean is #OurOcean

The ocean. It covers three quarters of our planet. It gives us the oxygen we breathe. It regulates our climate. It feeds us. The ocean gives us clean energy. It offers new medicines. For millions, it provides a livelihood. For millions more, it provides life. The ocean is owned by no one, but shared by […]

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