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Today on Your Call: How can awareness here and abroad save our oceans and underwater life?


On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the 9th annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival, which kicks off on Thursday, March 8th. The festival celebrates the sea with inspirational films intended to increase our appreciation of the oceans. This year, the festival is showing several international films. Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallradio.org. How can awareness here and abroad save our oceans and underwater life? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Ana Blanco, the Executive Director of Ocean film festival

Joel Heath, the director of "People of a Feather" a documentary about a Sanikiluaq community’s struggle with the effects of hydroelectric projects on the Hudson Bay ecosystem

Dan Griffin and Robin Garthwait, directors of the short documentary film "Ocean Babies on Acid", which focuses on an experiment that Stephen Palumbi and UC Davis marine biologist Eric Sanford are doing to study the effects of ocean acidification on sea urchin larvae off the California and Oregon coasts.

Web Resources:

Ocean Film Festival

Joel Heath: People of a Feather

Dan Griffin, Robin Garthwait website




David Latulippe is host of Open Air, KALW's weekly radio magazine of the performing arts, as well as for Explorations in Music, and the Berkeley Symphony broadcasts. He has also hosted and produced the radio series From the Conservatory, Music from Mills, and Music at Menlo, and is principal guest host for Revolutions Per Minute.