ANCHOR LEAD: The apple doesn't fall too far from the tree, or rather the fish not too far from the sea, because Fabien Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques Cousteau is on a mission, and that mission much like his grandfather's is to respect and preserve one of our planet's largest natural resources and the life within it. Bobbi Owens has more. (:60)
SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Bobbi Owens. Continuing his family's legacy, Fabien Cousteau is dedicated to raising awareness on the importance of restoring and protecting our oceans and the fish within. To this aim, Fabien created Plant a Fish, an organization whose philosophy is "If you eat a fish, you need to plant a fish." Helping them in their efforts, Plant a Fish has partnered with the Martin Codax Winery in Spain. Fabien, why partner with a Winery?
CUT: (Cousteau) Partnerships with companies such as the Martin Codax winery are essential for us to be able to provide our restoration initiatives to local communities around the world. The Albarino wine dubbed the "wine of the sea" is grown right near the ocean front, and its taste is directly affected by the health of the oceans.
SCRIPT: What are some simple ways we can help protect our oceans?
CUT: (Cousteau) Watch what you flush down the toilet or down the drain. It directly impacts the health of our oceans, and therefore the seafood that we depend on. Second, carry with you a seafood guide so that you can make better choices in restaurants and at the supermarket.
SCRIPT: For more, log onto plant-a-fish-dot-org. That's Newsbreak from the Martin Codax Winery and Plant a Fish.
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