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Nature Knows Everything – A New Vision of Community and the Future

Zita Cobb in conversation with Hannah MacInnes

58 mins watch time

Posted August 2020

Economics, Science

Social entrepreneur Zita Cobb grew up feral in an unspoiled landscape, the child of an island so remote its inhabitants say it is “far away from far away”. But when industrial trawlers decimated its fish stocks, the inhabitants of Fogo Island faced resettlement or ruin. The story of how Zita helped Fogo’s economy to adapt and survive poses powerful questions for every society: what do we love and what will we miss when it’s gone?