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Proteus - An Animated Documentary About Biologist and Artist Ernst Haeckel
For the 19th century, the world beneath the sea played much the same role that outer space played for the 20th. The ocean depths were both the ultimate scientific frontier and the home of imagination and the fantastic. Twenty years…
The Last Ocean
With stunning footage of Antarctica's unique landscapes and wild life, The Last Ocean profiles the international battle over commercial fishing in the Ross Sea, the last pristine ocean ecosystem on earth. The Ross Sea is a vast, icy landscape that…
Revolution - The Fight to Save Our Oceans
In this multi-award-winning film, Rob Stewart embarks on a global journey to uncover the grave dangers threatening the world's oceans -- and ultimately, humanity -- as well as to learn what it will take to reverse the challenges to life…
The Pristine Coast - Investigating British Columbia's Marine Ecosystem
The marine ecosystem off the coast of British Columbia is collapsing. Alexandra Morton, a whale biologist who lives in the Broughton Archepelago, began to document the decline of pink and chum salmon in the late 1990's. Just prior to the…
The Kingdom Protista - The Dazzling World of Living Cells
For convenience, biologists divide living organisms into five "Kingdoms": the Monerans (bacteria and cyanobacteria), Protists, Fungi, Plants, and Animals. The Kingdom Protista includes a vast array of tiny eukaryotic cells that lead complex and extraordinary lives far from the eyes…
Angel Azul - An Artist Creating Artificial Coral Reef
Angel Azul tells the story of one artist's inspiring attempt to draw attention to the perilous situation coral reefs currently face worldwide. Jason DeCaires Taylor is an eco-sculptor who casts cement statues from live human models and installs them on…
Sea Shepherd: Paul Watson
Interview with Paul Watson, an animal rights activist and stalwart advocate of the marine environment. As the founder and president of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Paul directly intervenes with illegal fishing and whaling activity to achieve its goals. He…
Soul in the Sea - Protecting Moko the Dolphin
The true story set in New Zealand about one woman's quest to befriend and protect a wayward, extroverted wild dolphin called Moko. Filmed in the last six months of Moko's life, Soul in the Sea is a journey of discovery,…
Treating Earth like Dirt: David Montgomery
Interview with David Montgomery, a geomorphologist--a scientist who studies the forces that shape the landscape. His two books, one on soil and the other on salmon are, he says, "parallel stories of decline linked by the fact that one of…
Crabs - Claw Wars
BBC
Twice a day the tide comes in and the beach becomes the domain of the navy - fleets of blue swimming crabs. With legs like paddles they are equipped with underwater breathing apparatus and they can hide in the mud…
Salmon Wars - Wild Fish, Aquaculture and the Future of Communities
Salmon Wars: Wild Fish, Aquaculture and the Future of Communities is a wide-ranging exploration of net cage salmon aquaculture and its social, economic and environmental impact on the communities where it operates. This eye-opening 70-minute video documentary surveys industry representatives,…
Wildlife Special: Great White Shark
BBC
Great white sharks, like the big cats of Africa, were once hunted as trophies. Jaws portrayed them as insatiable, undiscriminating killers. Yet very little is known about these modern-day monsters. Their mating, for example, has never been observed and, thanks…
The Ocean in Peril: Alanna Mitchell
Interview with Alanna Mitchell, an award-winning Canadian author and journalist and engaging speaker on environmental science, conservation and sustainability. After nearly two decades as an investigative journalist, Mitchell perfected her gift for decoding the complicated language of science and translating…
How Many Fish in the Sea?: Daniel Pauly
Arguably the world's most prolific and widely-cited living fisheries scientists, Daniel Pauly has been described as iconoclastic, irreverent, and a global thinker. He is an outspoken and often controversial critic of modern fishing practices and the fishing industry, which he…
One Man's Fight to Save the North Atlantic Salmon: Orri Vigfusson
Interview with Orri Vigfusson, an Icelandic businessman, environmentalist and "green capitalist" with an ambitious goal to save the dwindling North Atlantic salmon. To this end he has sought ownership of every commercial salmon-fishing licence in order to retire them, and…