Kyle James

journalist/writer/media development consultant

Saving Cambodia’s seahorses (radio feature)

Photo: MCC

Photo: MCC

Cambodia’s ocean waters shelter a rich diversity of marine life and is home to large populations of seahorses, which live in the reefs and among sea grasses. But destructive fishing practices have taken a toll on the habitats of these unique animals. Several years ago, seahorse numbers began to plummet. But thanks to the efforts of a seahorse enthusiast, these fish stand a chance again – and marine conservation in Cambodia has gotten a boost.

(Aired on DW’s Living Planet on Jan. 16, 2014)

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