Nekton Films

No Take: The Power of Marine Protected Areas


At current rates of decline, scientists predict our seas could be empty of fish within 40 years. With a billion people eating fish as their primary source of animal protein and 200 million people depending on fishing as their only source of livelihood, that would mean a humanitarian disaster. Reporting for Earthrise from Scotland’s first fully protected marine reserve, exploring why marine protection works and why we need 25% of our seas protected to restore the ocean’s health.

Al Jazeera
Correspondent / Producer / Director : Oliver Steeds