Ocean resources

Links to podcasts, videos and articles to help you understand why oceans are so critical to the future of both planetary and human health

Why Sharks are Important

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May 6th, 2021

A short video from Shark Guardian explaining the importance of apex predators in preserving biodiversity and ocean health.

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco's keynote address at the World Ocean Summit

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March 3rd, 2021

On the occasion of the World Ocean Summit organised by The Economist Group's World Ocean Initiative this Wednesday 3rd March, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco mentioned current major ocean challenges in his keynote speech. The Sovereign reminded us of this essential message while we think of the Ocean far removed from our daily lives: "To speak of the Ocean is to speak of our human life here and now." It means tackling subjects as vast and complex as health, energy, nutrition, the economy, innovation, trade and international security.

The Importance of Oceans in our Sustainable Future

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March 3rd 2021

From 41:18, a short webinar explaining how oceans are being damaged and chemical changes are occurring at an unprecedented rate, how healthcare with other industries have the power to reduce harm and help remove and sequester carbon from the atmosphere and how through the NHS Ocean we plan to act.

The Value of Whales and Every Other Breath

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Sept 15, 2019

In this podcast, economist Ralph Chami, and whale conservationist Michael Fishbach, explain the carbon capture potential of whales and how supporting international efforts to restore whale populations around the world is one of the simplest ways to fight climate change.

Communicating Climate Change

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June 9, 2019

From the greenhouse effect, through global warming to climate chaos, Michael Rosen talks to George Marshall about the best ways to communicate what's happening to the planet. Producer Sally Heaven.