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Destination Baja (Episode #103H)

KQED World: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

A remarkable success story of how local fishing people developed a whale-watching co-op that now caters to tourists from all over the world. The co-op runs not only the tourist accommodations, but also polices the lagoon, regulates access to the whales, and preserves most of the area as a quiet sanctuary for the whales and their calves. And it's not just whales -- there are now several other highly successful, self-regulated fishing co-ops along Baja's Pacific coast.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 22, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Shark Reef (Episode #101H)

KQED World: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

In the first episode, host Carl Safina travels to Glover's Reef Marine Reserve, a coral atoll in the central American country of Belize. Accompanied by a team of U.S. researchers, who've been studying the reserve for eight years, Carl catches, tags and releases a wide variety of sharks. He scuba dives to check out the shark-counting instruments that the researchers have placed around the atoll, and he also visits the shark fin trader in Belize City's fish market. The fin trade now threatens sharks worldwide, but the sharks in Glover's Reef Reserve are safe and thriving.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 15, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
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