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Nov 16, 2014

The world heavyweights of conservation are gathered in Sydney for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) 2014 World Parks Congress, People, Parks, Planet – a landmark global forum on protected areas.We’re very excited to be bringing three of the world’s eminent marine conservationists to a panel discussion about the current global priorities in marine protection on this Sunday’s Radio Marinara:

Dr Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, global marine conservation hero, and Patron of the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014.

Prof Dan Laffoley, Marine Vice Chair of IUCN's World Commission on Protected Areas and Senior Advisor Marine Science and Conservation, IUCN's Global Marine and Polar Programme.

Dr Alasdair Harris, member of the World Commission on Protected Areas, the Marine Stewardship Council's Stakeholder Council, and a technical advisor to the United Nations Environment Programme's Convention on Migratory Species Secretariat.