Our coastal seas are a rich community of plants and animals working together, all of which are vital to the health of our planet and humanity. Coastal seas count for 7% of our ocean, yet they are responsible for 95% of the world's marine production - these are our planet's fishing grounds. Despite their importance to humanity, few are protected. Yet wherever effective protection exists, life bounces back in abundance.
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How To Save Our Coastal Seas
Sir David Attenborough explains: How to catch more fish, feed more people and restore our coastal seas.
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Behind the scenes: Cameraman Alex Vail, who grew up on the Great Barrier Reef, shares his sadness at witnessing a coral bleaching event.
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Help create a #NetFreeNorth
Commercial gill net fishing is threatening dugongs in the northern Great Barrier Reef. These deadly nets hang like lethal curtains across the seabed. Once entangled, dugongs and other marine wildlife can drown within minutes.
World's Biggest Fishery
Peru is home to the world's biggest fishery and spectacular wildlife, but it wasn't always like this. Watch the story of the fishermen of Peru.
Tiny Island, Big Plastic Problem
This remote and uninhabited island is an important nesting site for marine turtles, but sadly it's littered with plastic and marine debris, washed ashore from thousands of kilometres away.