From Micro to Macro and Return

When confronting the challenges to today’s ocean we make passage from micro to macro and return. An instance may become evident on a local level (a red tide, for example, or a fishing conflict) which may in time appear resolved, yet the larger questions remain, requiring a universal explanation beyond the micro-perspective. In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will discuss our perceptions of a local problem used as the stimulus for worldwide investigation and creative thinking, codified into responsible policy, reforms of behavior, a new awareness applied through political will into direct action and change where we live.


Peter Neill, Director of the W2O and host of World Ocean Radio, provides coverage of a broad spectrum of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and exemplary projects. World Ocean Radio, a project of the World Ocean Observatory, is a weekly series of five-minute audio essays available for syndicated use at no cost by community radio stations worldwide.


Photo: Bay Area Albany Bulb, Beach Closed.