An exploration of the world's underwater life and ecosystems.
The Fate of Carbon
How the additional carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is impacting the oceans. (30 minutes)
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- After the Spill - What effects did the Gulf oil spill have on marine ecosystems in the region?
- Alien Invaders - In the waters of the Atlantic and Caribbean, a voracious alien predator has taken hold.
- Beneath the Bridge - Florida’s Blue Heron Bridge is popular with divers because of its rich marine life.
- Biggest Fish in the Sea - The world’s largest known gathering of whale sharks occurs just off the coast of Mexico.
- Billfish: Battle on the Line? - Researchers study billfish in the eastern Pacific to protect the animals from overfishing.
- Coastal Carnivores - Researchers study the surprising behaviors of Florida’s coastal carnivores.
- Coral Hybrids - A scientist studies coral hybrids to see if they are hardier than their parents.
- Corals of the Deep - Scientists scan the ocean floor to find deep sea corals threatened by bottom trawling.
- Creatures of the Deep - Researchers study the fishes that live in the deep, cold waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
- Farming the Sea - Scientists develop sustainable aquaculture methods to take the pressure off wild fish.
- Galápagos: Windows into the Future - Scientists study how climate change may impact corals in the Galapagos Islands.
- Grand Cayman’s Famous Stingrays - Dr. Guy Harvey and his team study the impact of ecotourism on Cayman’s iconic stingrays.
- Grouper Moon - The Cayman Islands are a hope spot for the endangered Nassau Grouper.
- Living Fossils - In the deep sea, strange flowerlike animals flourish in the dark.
- Majestic Mantas - Scientists study manta rays in Mexico’s remote Revillagigedo Archipelago.
- Manatees: Conserving a Marine Mammal - Each winter, scientists head to Crystal River, Florida, to study manatees gathered there.
- Maug’s Caldera: A Natural Laboratory - The Maug Islands are a natural laboratory for scientists studying ocean acidification.
- Mission to Inner Space - Scientists at the world’s only underwater lab study the impacts of ocean acidification.
- Mysterious Microbes - Florida scientists identify microbial communities in their quest to save coral reefs.
- No Fish Left Uncounted - Fish counts help scientists to evaluate the health of fish populations in a National Park.
- Prescription Oceans - The oceans are part of America’s newest medical frontier.
- Reef Revival - Scientists are developing coral restoration techniques.
- Reefs of Rangiroa - Scientists are on a six-year mission to study remote coral reefs around the world.
- Saving Sawfish - Scientists conduct research in South Florida to save the endangered Smalltooth Sawfish.
- Sea Turtles: The Lost Years - Researchers are beginning to understand where sea turtles go during their “lost years."
- Seagrasses and Mangroves - Seagrass beds link offshore coral reefs with coastal mangrove forests.
- Sentinels of the Seas - Legacy contaminants seriously affect the health of Florida’s beloved bottlenose dolphins.
- Sinking the Vandenberg - The USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg attracts divers to the Florida Keys.
- Sponges: Oldest Creatures in the Sea? - Are sponges the oldest creatures in the sea? DNA research has cast doubt on that theory.
- Sunken Stories - Underwater archaeologists scour the seafloor for clues to our maritime past.
- Super Grouper - After being fished to near extinction, Goliath Groupers are making a comeback in Florida.
- The Fate of Carbon - Scientists study how increased levels of CO2 impact how carbon cycles through the seas.
- The Future of Seafood - Scientists work with the private sector to develop sustainable offshore aquaculture.
- The Secret Sex Life of Fish - Discover the unique ways some fish species change sex during their lifetime.
- Toxic Algae: Complex Sources and Solutions - Experts study the cause and effects of Florida’s toxic algal blooms.
- Tracking Tigers - Scientists use satellite tags and DNA forensic tools to study the ultimate apex predator.