1. WEBINAR: A Global Movement Toward Sustainability in Fisheries


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    Overfishing is one of the greatest threats to the health and sustainability of ocean ecosystems. It also poses a threat to the 3 billion people around the world who rely on seafood as an important source of protein and the millions of fishing industry workers who depend on stable wild fish populations for a steady stream of income. Unsustainable fishing—caused by poor fisheries management and wasteful fishing practices—is depleting the world’s fisheries, hurting the seafood industry and impacting marine ecosystems. However, there is hope. There is a growing number of examples where both fish and fishermen are thriving thanks to a change in incentives that aligns fishermen’s economic interest with the biological health of fish stocks. These fishery management systems—catch shares—also known as rights-based management systems have increased fishermen’s well-being and supported the rebuilding of healthy fish populations. To watch the webinar recording, click on the video below. For the presentation slides, click here. Featuring Kate Bonzon (2003 Fellow) of the Environmental Defense Fund, this webinar, Rights-Based Management: A Global Movement Toward Sustainability in Fisheries, examines how well-designed catch share programs can provide more fish in the water, more food on the plate and more prosperous communities citing examples of fisheries around the world.

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    • MESA Video


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      Jon Lincycomb is a photojournalist with more than 15 years experience in the news business. He has chased menacing storms – including Hurricanes Katrina and Rita – as well as being the first on the scene at fatality accidents, house fires, and S.W.A.T. standoffs, and numerous other experiences. Jon Lincycomb decided in late 2008 to take his experience, expertise, and other talents and start a multi-media company that could create products reflecting a broad range of superior photography and editing skills. This video was done for The Environmental Defense Fund.

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      • PICARRO Video (EDF)


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        This video was shot and edited for The Environmental Defense Fund.

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        • From Industry to EDF


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          Commissioned by Environmental Defense Fund http://www.ocarinamedia.com

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          • Annie Petsonk, Environmental Defense Fund


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            A quick interview on the sidelines of the ATAG Global Sustainable Aviation Summit.

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            • Methane Reduction


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              Taking action to cut methane pollution from the oil and gas industry is critical to reduce the amount of dangerous climate change in our lifetimes. The good news: there are highly affordable, proven solutions that can put a big dent in these methane emissions without delay. Learn more at edf.org/methanesolutions

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              • EDF Ambassadors Manifesto


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                The Environmental Defense Fund Ambassador Community consists of EDF supporters who are taking an important global conversation down to the local level. EDF Ambassadors are part of an ongoing conversation and collaboration with others in their area who are equally passionate about finding positive solutions for the planet.

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                • Health: Keeping people safe from chemicals (Spanish sub-titles)


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                  Biochemist Richard Denison takes on the problem of untested chemicals in consumer products.

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                  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Works With GM – Jon Beck


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                    Jon Beck is a graduate student from Portland, Ore., who is working this summer at General Motors as part of the Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate Corps program. GM is one of the more than 100 organizations participating in the program that allows specially-trained graduate students to analyze the companies’ energy management practices. While Beck and his teammates will leave GM with suggested improvements, he admits he’s leaving the project with a new appreciation of what GM is doing today.

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                    • Other Living Things


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                      An overview of the success story of banning DDT to save raptor populations and an introduction to where we are today with pesticide use and its effects on natural populations.

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