OCTOPOD is OCTO's flagship podcast, keeping you up-to-date with the latest news and research from the world of sustainable ocean management and conservation. Find out what's happening in your oceans with Nick, Allie, and Raye — your regular OpenChannels Team!

We plan to release a new 10-20 minute episode each week.

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You may browse individual episodes of OCTOPOD below.

It's a Money Thing

In episode 5 of OCTOPOD, Allie and Nick discuss new information about Australia's GBR "Rescue Fund", and bring up the importance of trust and money. 

Three new MarXiv summaries are included in this podcast covering topics of trust in fisheries, the significance of seagrass, and the efficiency of marine protected areas. Read about them in full at https://www.marxivinfo.org/summaries

The debate over large vs. small MPAs

Allie and Nick are joined by John Davis, Editor of OCTO's MPA News newsletter, to discuss the May 2018 issue of MPA News focuses on "the continuing debate over the value of large vs. small MPAs, and what it means for the field." You can read the new issue of MPA News for more information on this topic at mpanews.openchannels.org/mpanews/issue/may-2018-196.

We also cover a new MarXiv Summary which will be available soon at www.marxivinfo.org/summaries.