Sarika Cullis Suzuki explains how marine protected areas could act as refuge areas to counter overfishing and pollution of the oceans. William Rees proposes international regulation and governance as solutions to global environmental problems as well as to hunger and poverty. They also discuss how to control overfishing in domestic economic zones as well as in high seas areas.
William Rees is professor and former director of UBC's School of Community and Regional Planning. As an ecological economist, he is best known for inventing "ecological footprint analysis." Dr Rees was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2006 and awarded a prestigious Trudeau Foundation Fellowship in 2007.