Coral Divers say "NO" to Cyanide
(VHS-NTSC format, 17:45 minutes) Nice images of healthy reefs and local community members in the Philippines. States that 70% reefs in the Philippines lost, due to cyanide and dynamite fishing and $160 million dollars lost per year as a result of this loss. Encourages aquarium owners to buy net caught fish, talks about a project that focuses on working with local fisherfolk to encourage them and educate them on how they can change fishing techniques that don't rely on cyanide and dynamite. They can earn as much or more by using nets and the quality of the fish is much higher. Video shows a fishermen who is using a net catching method and describes each step. Also shows locals making nets and a dead reef as a result of cyanide fishing. Cyanide is illegal to use for fishing since 1975 but not heavily enforced. This shows a proactive approach to the problem.