Could Lab-Bred Super Coral Save Our Reefs?
- 1m 56s
Scientists are exploring a bold new plan that could help protect the world's coral reefs. Using selective breeding, they aim to produce a new strain of coral that can withstand climate change.
Never-Before-Seen Footage of Clownfish Hatching
- 2m 14s
Thanks to the use of a specialized infrared camera, we're now able to witness a never-before-seen phase of clownfish development: the nighttime hatching of larva from their eggs.
Manta Rays Use Tiny Fish to Help Them Stay Clean
- 1m 52s
Wrasse perform a vital cleaning function for other fish, by ridding their bodies of dead cells and parasites. Their biggest customers--literally and figuratively--are the massive manta rays.
Turtle Hatchlings Face Death While Dashing to Ocean
- 1m 42s
On the beaches of the Great Barrier Reef, the first turtle hatchlings emerge from their shells and make a run for the ocean. Almost immediately, aerial and aquatic predators appear, hoping for an easy meal.
The Ocean Is Running Out of Fish. Here's the Alarming Math.
- 2m 35s
Based on reporting, the ocean has long appeared to offer an infinite bounty of fish. But recent, more accurate research paints a far grimmer picture, with annual catch on a precipitous and potentially catastrophic decline.
Scientists Go on a Mission to Save Sea Turtles
From: Panama's Animal Highway
- 3m 52s
Over the past half century, Leatherback turtle numbers have suffered a disastrous decline of almost 70%. Researchers in Panama are pulling out all the stops to save this cherished species.
Panama's Animal Highway
See how changes in Panama's environment are threatening migration passages and find out what scientists are doing to fight it.
An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch
As the world's fish numbers drop, a team of experts are trying to find out why, and what we can do to stop the slide.
David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef
- 4 Episodes
Join us as we celebrate the Great Barrier Reef's remarkable residents and contemplate its uncertain future.