The Ocean’s Awesomeness: Farah Obaidullah on Why Our Lives Depend on Healthy Oceans
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode, Andrew talks to The Ocean and Us editor Farah Obaidullah on the existential crisis of the oceans and why we need to be humble in the face of the sea’s power and majesty.
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Farah Obaidullah is an independent ocean advocate and the founder of Women4Oceans. She has worked around the world to address the most pressing issues facing the ocean including: overfishing, fish crimes & labour abuse in the seafood sector, protected areas, and the need for a global treaty to protect life on the high seas. Her career includes 11 years with Greenpeace as a senior oceans campaigner. Farah has presented at the UN, INTERPOL, on various TV shows and at ocean forums.