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Moir’s Environmental Dialogues

Moir’s Environmental Dialogues

Thursdays at 12 Noon Pacific

March 10th 2010:Solving a Big Problem in the Ocean

If you care about the oceans why you should care about fishing? Amanda Leland and Tom Lalley of the Environmental Defense Fund will tell. Much has been said about what is wrong with overfishing and how management efforts frequently fail. Drawing on personal experiences with sea urchins and a tale of red snapper, as well as years of research and listening to fishermen, we’ll learn how complex and unpredictable ocean wildlife and ecosystems actually are. Discover how this ocean environmental and economic problem can be solved, and what you can do to help. The Environmental Defense Fund offer

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Tom Lalley

Tom Lalley is the communications director for the EDF Oceans program which focuses primarily on improving the management of fishing. Prior to EDF, he worked at World Wildlife Fund for more than six years as the director of program marketing and the director of media relations. His background includes reporting for public radio stations in California, Washington, D.C., Albany, New York and Denver. His stories aired regularly on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Living on Earth. In 1997, he received an Associated Press award for exposing an illegal toxic waste dump in the Adirondack State Park. Tom was also the first reporter in the national broadcast medi
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Amanda Leland

Amanda Leland is Environmental Defense Fund's National Policy Director for Oceans. She oversees a team of advocates in DC, CA, and FL, and leads all of EDF's federal ocean initiatives, including sustainable fisheries, habitat conservation, and ocean funding. She focuses on achieving ocean policies that are well-grounded in science and economics, and she builds support among diverse ocean stakeholders, policy-makers, and others for shared strategies for enhancing ocean stewardship. One of her major recent successes was her instrumental role in securing the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, which protects some of the most pristine corals reefs in one of the largest protected a
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1570/moirs-environmental-dialogues 23/11/2017 12:00 23/11/2017 01:00 Moir’s Environmental Dialogues https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1570/moirs-environmental-dialogues If you care about the oceans why you should care about fishing? Amanda Leland and Tom Lalley of the Environmental Defense Fund will tell. Much has been said about what is wrong with overfishing and how management efforts frequently fail. Drawing on personal experiences with sea urchins and a tale of red snapper, as well as years of research and listening to fishermen, we’ll learn how complex and unpredictable ocean wildlife and ecosystems actually are. Discover how this ocean environmental and economic problem can be solved, and what you can do to help. The Environmental Defense Fund offers us educational resources and a tool box for recovering groundfish that include cod, fluke, and haddock, pelagics including tuna and swordfish, and schooling fish: herring, sardine and mackerel. By sharing the catch with less waste and more profit, fish and fishing communities both survive. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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