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The Ruin and Rise of Monterey Bay

Season 1 Episode 31 | 3m 38s

Before people came to Monterey Bay to watch fish, they came here to catch them. And they caught a LOT of one fish: the sardine. But when you empty one species out of the ocean, bad things can happen. Learn how one Monterey Bay scientist, with the help of his friend John Steinbeck, changed how we view our relationship with nature and helped give birth to the field of ecology.

Aired: 08/31/15

Rating: NR


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