How a handful of fishing villages sparked a marine conservation revolution | Alasdair Harris

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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. We need a radically new approach to ocean conservation, says marine biologist and TED Fellow Alasdair Harris. In a visionary talk, he lays out a surprising solution to the problem of overfishing that could both revive marine life and rebuild local fisheries -- all by taking less from the ocean. "When we design it right, marine conservation reaps dividends that go far beyond protecting nature," he says. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of th…

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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. We need a radically new approach to ocean conservation, says marine biologist and TED Fellow Alasdair Harris. In a visionary talk, he lays out a surprising solution to the problem of overfishing that could both revive marine life and rebuild local fisheries -- all by taking less from the ocean. "When we design it right, marine conservation reaps dividends that go far beyond protecting nature," he says. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. You're welcome to link to or embed these videos, forward them to others and share these ideas with people you know. For more information on using TED for commercial purposes (e.g. employee learning, in a film or online course), submit a Media Request here: http://media-requests.TED.com Follow TED on Twitter: http://twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: http://facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/TED

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["TEDTalk", "TEDTalks", "climate change", "environment", "sustainability", "oceans", "nature", "fish", "TED Fellows", "conservation"]

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