Jul 23, 2018
Stat: At least 63 million sharks are taken from
the ocean every year.
Story: And that’s the low estimate; others range as high was 273 million. That worldwide catch—for shark fins and increasingly for their meat—is threatening some species with extinction. In this episode, host Dan LeDuc talks with two...
Jul 13, 2018
Stat: The ocean generates $2.5 trillion of
economic benefits around the world each year.
Story: Fisheries, tourism, and shipping are some of the ways we quantify the monetary value of the ocean—but it also drives weather patterns and provides more than 1 billion people with their primary source of protein. As the...