South Pacific Islands
Conservation benefit: Promote a public education campaign for the protection of coral reefs
Jean-Michel Cousteau has made a short documentary about the value and fragility of coral reefs and the need to protect them. The film is entitled “Rainforests of the Sea,” and Cousteau’s NGO Ocean Futures is working to distribute the video, which is being translated into six languages. Seacology has underwritten the distribution of the video so that it can be seen in villages throughout Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu.
- November 2003
- The name of the video has been changed to "Sustainable Reefs" and is part of a large outreach and awareness program in the South Pacific. The Ocean Futures Society is coordinating free...