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360 Coral Reefs - Life below the surface

 
 (6 min)
Join us on a journey through the Coral Triangle and its magnificent coral reefs. These underwater gardens boasts the largest biodiversity of life on Earth, but as the planet keeps warming, our oceans are changing. Coral bleaching, ocean acidification, overfishing and pollution are threatening the world’s coral reefs and their fragile ecosystems. Experience the underwater world and learn about about today's urgency to protect our reefs.
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Program 7: 700 Sharks

Sat, Mar 9 1:00 PM (93 min)
The reef of the Fakarava Atoll encloses a rich ecosystem designated by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. A team of international scientists have identified this reef as the location of a unique occurrence on the day of the June full moon when thousands of Camouflage Grouper come to spawn attracting 700 Grey Sharks. The team meticulously plans a study that includes night diving and multiple underwater camera placements. —ST
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Progam 9: A Feather to Kill

Sat, Mar 9 7:00 PM (48 min)
Although the killing of dolphins is illegal in Peru, some fishermen still harpoon dolphins to use as bait to catch sharks. The weapon they use is called a “feather.” This film documents the fishery and the impassioned efforts of local conservationists to end the dolphin killing. —IS
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The Adventures of Zack and Molly

 
 (11 min)
Molly, a small tech-savvy dumbo octopus befriends Zack after answering an online roommate ad. Molly is on a mission to teach the world about her deep sea ocean home in the Gulf of Mexico and takes Zack along for the ride, teaching him how human activities are harming the ocean’s health. —AB
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The Angel's Secrets

 
 (27 min)
The Angel Shark picks up the electronic signals of approaching fish and crustaceans through its super sensitive electronic sensory system, and lurches from its hiding place under the sand to grab prey with fearsome teeth. In the last 50 years its population has dropped 80 percent, making it critically endangered. This wonderfully photographed film should convince us to save this unique creature. ––SH
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Bahia

 
 (8 min)
Located in northwestern Colombia, for centuries Cartagena Bay’s coral reefs, beds of sea grass, and mangrove forests created a naturally balanced world where fish, marine mammals such as manatees, and crocodiles thrived. The construction in 1582 of the Canal del Dique, and its many reconstructions since, destroyed this balance, demonstrating the urgent need for us to redefine “progress.” ––SH
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Beach Watch

 
 (5 min)
When coastal science is needed for ocean protection, NOAA’s Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary biologists team up with the public to construct a revealing record of long-term conditions and changes: our Blue Planet’s emerging “new norms.” Dr. Sylvia Earle describes how, during oil spills, or tracking mysterious wildlife deaths, sleuthing for the sea can further conservation—and be incredibly rewarding! —MJS
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Beyond the Noise

 
 (38 min)
Under lowering Irish skies, men escape techno-reality to reclaim balance and nature amid the sea’s primal might and majesty. From waves looking like granite and glass comes a murmur: “The moment is unchained, and is dangerously close to freedom.” Brilliant black and white cinematography glides atop cool jazz, synthesizer, and a didgeridoo’s heartbeat. Magic is at work. —MJS
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The Blessed Assurance

 
 (22 min)
Every winter off the coast of Georgia, where shrimp once flourished, fishermen reel in jellyfish by the ton. This sensuous documentary experience is a meditation on the blessed lives and livelihood of fisherman and jellyfish aboard a Southern trawler. Visceral images and sounds immerse us in a primordial world that explores the inside of a trawling hull, and a cannonball jelly! —GC
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Blue Carbon: A Story from the Snohomish Estuary

 
 (6 min)
Coastal wetlands are not only critical to marine wildlife in its infancy, they also help improve water quality, and protect shorelines from erosion. What’s more, carbon builds up in these wetlands, providing a little known essential service that helps to mitigate climate change. Learn about the climate benefits of blue carbon in estuary conservation and restoration in the Snohomish estuary. —GC
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The Blues Crab

 
 (14 min)
Life is tough in the murky, booby-trapped waters of Chesapeake Bay, but these animated crustaceans, with a cephalopod on bass, are able to drown out their troubles with the blues. -KH
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Program 8: The Call of the Baby Beluga

Sat, Mar 9 4:00 PM (90 min)
One day, a baby beluga whale washes up on a gravel beach along the St. Lawrence River, still vigorously alive. This baby whale’s story takes us on a larger journey through the world of the St. Lawrence beluga whales and of the scientists who are working to help them. Through their camaraderie and hard work, and through glimmers of hope, they take unusual steps to try and save her. —AB.
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Rafael Program 2: Chasing The Thunder

Sat, Mar 9 7:00 PM (96 min)
The bad guys fishing illegally for threatened sea bass, aka Patagonian toothfish, thought they were safe from sparse patrols in Antarctic waters by hiding behind icebergs. But they hadn’t reckoned on the long and relentless arm of the crusading Sea Shepherd ships whose crews were not out there to play nice. – KH
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China: Caging the Ocean's Wild

 
 (26 min)
A Malaysian investigative journalist takes great risks to unveil a growing trend in China of purchasing and displaying marine mammals from whales to dolphins. A look behind the scenes reveals poorly designed facilities, poor care and abuse, and the profits that drive wildlife capture in a new phenomenon that is taking China by storm. —DM
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City Surf Project

 
 (11 min)
Many San Francisco inner-city youth have never been to the beach or had an immersive nature experience. City Surf Project (CSP) was established to give these young citizens an experience in nature and, through surfing, inspire lasting lessons and skills for life. CSP aims at achieving three goals for participants: gaining a respect for nature, experiencing personal growth and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. —IS
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Colors of Change

 
 (22 min)
At the intersection of science, art and culture, Zaria Forman's luminous images of arctic magnificence emerge, as cryosphere experts capture fine-scale data on disappearing polar ice sheets in NASA’s Operation IceBridge. Inuit elder Angaangaq recognizes that his people’s—and the earth’s—ancient knowledge is coming alive again through science. "The big ice has stories to tell.”—MJS
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Coral: Glimmer of Hope

 
 (9 min)
Animal, plant or mineral? A coral reef is all these things, and the symbiotic relationship between the coral and the algae is critical for reef survival. But as the impact of global warming continues to escalate, causing wide-scale bleaching, the future of the world’s coral reefs is uncertain. Scientists head to the West Pacific Island of Palau to study how temperature stresses coral, and how some species might contain the secret of adaptation and survival. —DM
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Deep Look - This Adorable Sea Slug is a Sneaky Little Thief

 
 (5 min)
Such a beautiful creature with such an unfortunate name. Most marine creatures adopt some form of camouflage to avoid predators, but not the brazen, brightly-colored nudibranch. “Come and get me,” it says “—if you dare.” Stinging nematocysts are its protection. Not only is it immune to the stings of others, once it has consumed its prey, it co-ops their stinging cells and adds them to its own arsenal. —KH
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