2017 Whitley Gold Award winner: 'Fish loved me but people didn't'
Zafer Kizilkaya's conservation work saved a whole Turkish community and despite resistance his fish model is being widely adopted. He has just been awarded the 2017 Whitley Gold Award.
Video produced by Daniel South.
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19 May 2017
- From the section Science & Environment