Lighting up our oceans (Boyer Lectures)

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Andrew Forrest's fascination with the ocean began as a young boy camping on the picturesque Urala coast, near his childhood home Minderoo in Western Australia's Pilbara.

It's an obsession that culminated in him completing his PhD in marine ecology in 2019.

In the second of his 2020 Boyer Lectures, Dr Forrest mounts a passionate defence of our oceans.

Dr Forrest argues the key issues facing our oceans — deoxygenation, overfishing and plastic pollution — are our fault, and it's us who must fix them.

He says it's philanthropic and government interventions, at a scale not yet seen, that will save our seas.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherAustralian Broadcasting Corporation
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2021


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