World's oceans in crisis: What can be done?

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World's oceans in crisis: What can be done? frontlineclub on
livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free Talks Date: May 11 2011 7:00 PM
The world's oceans are in a state of crisis and decline with the
continuing affliction of climate change overfishing and other
pressures. The Oceans have a vital role as the earth's circulatory
system. But if the current state of decline continues it will reach
a point where it can no longer function effectively and our planet
will be unable to sustain the ecosystems that support humankind.
The Fish Fight campaign fronted Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Sir
David Attenborough���s Horizon on The Death of the Oceans? have put
the spotlight on the state of our oceans. To ahead of the release
of new scientific findings from IPSO the Frontline Club will kick
off the first of a series of events with a panel of experts
discussing what is happening to our oceans and what can be done
about it. In association with Communications Inc Chaired by Fiona
Harvey the Guardian environment correspondent. With: Don Hinrichsen
award winning writer and editor and author of Our Common Seas and
Coastal Waters of the World Trends Threats and Strategies. He is
currently the senior development manager for the Institute for War
and Peace Reporting (IWPR) in London and writes frequently on
environment population and resource issues for a variety of
publications in the US and Europe. Dr Alex David Rogers professor
in Conservation Biology at the Department of Zoology University of
Oxford and senior research fellow at the Institute of Zoology
London. His research focuses on the diversity ecology conservation
and evolution of marine species. A founder member of the IPSO
project (International Programme on the State of the Ocean)
bringing together world leaders in ocean science with the aim of
winning policy change to save the health of the global ocean;
Richard Page one of Greenpeace International's leading oceans
campaigners with primary r

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