Saving the Ocean

Renowned marine biologist and writer Carl Safina, founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, takes viewers around the globe to bring back good news from the world's oceans.

Major funding for Saving the Ocean is provided by Kendeda Fund and Okeanos Foundation.

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Episodes 10

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Scourge of the Lionfish

Saving the Ocean

Scourge of the Lionfish

Learn how lionfish are damaging native species in the Caribbean and Atlantic.

26:47

Scourge of the Lionfish

26:47

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean The Sacred Island

Saving the Ocean

The Sacred Island

The Sacred Island follows Zanzibar villagers who fought a resort to save their reefs.

26:47

The Sacred Island

26:47

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Cod Comeback?

Saving the Ocean

Cod Comeback?

Carl Safina finds signs the famous codfish of New England just might be coming back.

25:54

Cod Comeback?

25:54

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Trinidad's Turtle Giants

Saving the Ocean

Trinidad's Turtle Giants

Learn how Trinidad transformed leatherback turtles from shark bait to tourist attraction.

25:55

Trinidad's Turtle Giants

25:55

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Clips 9

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Aerial Tour of Mount Rainier

Saving the Ocean

Aerial Tour of Mount Rainier

A birds-eye view of Mount Rainier and its glaciers.

3:32

Aerial Tour of Mount Rainier

3:32

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean A Queen's Journey

Saving the Ocean

A Queen's Journey

A close look at a Queen Conch in its natural habitat.

2:20

A Queen's Journey

2:20

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Caribbean Christmas Trees

Saving the Ocean

Caribbean Christmas Trees

A beautiful species of coral parasite found on Caribbean coral reefs.

1:57

Caribbean Christmas Trees

1:57

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Garden Eels

Saving the Ocean

Garden Eels

Eels that resemble grass found all over the Caribbean sea floor.

1:56

Garden Eels

1:56

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Octopus Fishing in Pemba

Saving the Ocean

Octopus Fishing in Pemba

Men and boys from Pemba’s fishing villages free dive for octopuses.

4:29

Octopus Fishing in Pemba

4:29

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Pemba's Reef Splendor

Saving the Ocean

Pemba's Reef Splendor

Reefs off the east coast of Africa are teeming with breathtakingly beautiful marine life.

3:37

Pemba's Reef Splendor

3:37

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Salmon Mating

Saving the Ocean

Salmon Mating

An underwater view of the curious mating behavior of Pacific salmon.

4:07

Salmon Mating

4:07

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Scenic Nova Scotia

Saving the Ocean

Scenic Nova Scotia

A glimpse into Southern Nova Scotia’s beautiful coastal towns and landscapes.

2:28

Scenic Nova Scotia

2:28

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Previews 8

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Scourge of the Lionfish - Preview

Saving the Ocean

Scourge of the Lionfish - Preview

Learn how lionfish are damaging species in the Caribbean and along the Atlantic coast.

0:30

Scourge of the Lionfish - Preview

0:30

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean The Sacred Island - Preview

Saving the Ocean

The Sacred Island - Preview

The Sacred Island follows Zanzibar villagers who fought a resort to save their reefs.

0:31

The Sacred Island - Preview

0:31

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Cod Comeback? - Preview

Saving the Ocean

Cod Comeback? - Preview

Carl Safina finds signs the famous codfish of New England may, indeed, be coming back.

0:30

Cod Comeback? - Preview

0:30

Video thumbnail: Saving the Ocean Trinidad's Turtle Giants - Preview

Saving the Ocean

Trinidad's Turtle Giants - Preview

Learn how Trinidad transformed leatherback turtles from shark bait to tourist attraction.

0:30

Trinidad's Turtle Giants - Preview

0:30

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