CHANGING SEAS takes viewers on an exciting adventure to the heart of our liquid planet. The documentary series offers an unprecedented look at how oceanographers and experts study earth's vast underwater wilderness, while shedding light on how over-fishing, global climate change and pollution threaten ocean resources.

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Sunken Stories

In the Florida Keys, divers from around the country learn how to map shipwrecks and apply their skills on a mysterious 19th Century slave ship. When diving isn't possible, professional explorers use high-tech tools to scan objects buried beneath the seafloor.

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Creatures of the Deep

Little-known animals spend their entire lives in the Gulf of Mexico's cold, deep waters. New research sheds light on the lives of these mysterious creatures of the deep.

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Reefs of Rangiroa

The Changing Seasteam meets with researchers in French Polynesia, where scientists conduct extensive habitat mapping to create a one-of-a-kind sea floor atlas. Experts also assess the health of the reefs to compare and contrast human impacts on reef systems over a large geographical area.

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Living Fossils

In the deep, dark waters off the coast of Roatan, Honduras, strange flowerlike animals flourish. These sea lilies and feather stars, known as Crinoids, have been around in various forms since before the age of Dinosaurs. Now experts including Dr. Charles Messing from Nova Southeastern University descend into the deep to study the animals from a submersible.



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Biggest Fish in the Sea

Each summer, the world's largest known aggregation of whale sharks occurs just off the coast of Cancun, Mexico, attracting tourists and scientists alike. Hundreds of these gentle giants come to the area to feed on plankton, giving experts the opportunity to learn more about the largest fish in the sea.

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Galapagos: Windows Into The Future

A co-production with the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation The unique oceanic conditions of the Galapagos Islands serve as a perfect natural laboratory to study how climate change may impact corals in the future. Scientists spend a month in the archipelago to conduct research as part of the Global Reef Expedition.

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