“Why there is hope that the world’s coral reefs can be saved”

From coral farming to 3D printing, scientists are using novel methods to save a vital part of our ecosystem For most of us, the colourful, otherworldly marinescapes of coral reefs are as remote as the alien landscapes of the moon.

THE BANDA ARC, Life in Alor and the Banda Sea (4k)

"WARNING: If you don't like Sharks, Snakes or Tentacles, this film isn't for you :)" Filmed and edited by Marcelo Johan Ogata Gear used: bugDreamer.com/gear #bugDreamer Another incredible video by the underwater wizard at bugdreamer.com

American Samoa’s Resilient Coral Reefs

Far out in the South Pacific, there’s a tropical island paradise. Known as the “Islands of Sacred Earth,” the territory of American Samoa is one of the United States’ most remote outposts. Its waters are home to stunningly beautiful coral reefs, including two of the world’s oldest and largest coral colonies on record.

sonic sea

oceans are a sonic symphony, and most of us are hearing only half the story. Our Emmy award-winning Sonic Sea film powerfully explains how noise pollution from shipping, industrial activities and military sonar is threatening individual marine animals, their underwater habitats and our ocean planet. We humans have an important role to play in turning the volume down, and possibly preventing the extinction of some of the largest creatures on Earth.

Shaping The World We Live In With Carl Safina

World renowned author and ecologist, Dr. Carl Safina joins us on the show today. His writing has won the MacArthur “genius” prize; Pew and Guggenheim Fellowships; book awards from Lannan, Orion, and the National Academies; and the John Burroughs, James Beard, and George Rabb medals. Safina hosted the 10-part PBS series, Saving the Ocean With Carl Safina. He holds the Endowed Chair for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University and is founder of the not-for-profit Safina Center. On the show we dive into how a boy from Brooklyn became a world renowned ecologist and author, focused on saving the natural world. We take a peek into the commercial fishing world, and Carl shares a snippet from his latest book, including his time in the Caribbean studying sperm whales.

2021-01-01T23:03:07-06:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Conservation News|Tags: |
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