Hope in the Water: The Fish in the Sea (PBS, Wednesday, June 19, 2024)

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Journalist Baratunde Thurston embarks on a journey of exploration and sustainability in the latest episode of Hope in the Water, airing on PBS on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. In “The Fish in the Sea,” Thurston travels to Puerto Rico, looking into innovative approaches to fishing on the open ocean and uncovering the story of a unique diamondback squid fishery.

The episode reveals how, in the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Maria in 2017, which wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, a sustainable diamondback squid fishery emerged. Thurston explores this development and examines the impact of sustainable fishing practices on both the environment and the local community.

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He meets with fishermen and scientists who have played a crucial role in this initiative, learning about the challenges and opportunities presented by this new approach to marine resource management.

Thurston’s journey highlights the potential for sustainable fishing practices to not only protect the environment but also to empower local communities and contribute to a more resilient and diverse economy.

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Hope in the Water: The Fish in the Sea airs on PBS on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at 9:00 PM.

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