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Saving the Ocean

Scourge of the Lionfish

Lionfish are beautiful, colorful reef fish found throughout the Indian and Pacific oceans — that’s the good news. The bad news is they’re now found all over the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic coasts of North and South America as well. Alien to those waters, lionfish are the perfect invasive species — aggressive, without predators, prolific breeders and tolerant of a wide range of conditions.

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Cod Comeback?

Carl Safina finds signs the famous codfish of New England just might be coming back.
Season 1 Episode 9
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Trinidad's Turtle Giants

Learn how Trinidad transformed leatherback turtles from shark bait to tourist attraction.
Season 1 Episode 8
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River of Kings, Part 2

Examine the Nisqually Indian tribe's major project: restoring the Nisqually River, part 2.
Season 1 Episode 7
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River of Kings, Part 1

Examine the Nisqually Indian tribe's major project: restoring the Nisqually River.
Season 1 Episode 6
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25:55
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Swordfish! Part 2

Part II of Carl Safina's fishing trip with the last remaining swordfish harpooners.
Season 1 Episode 5
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Swordfish! Part 1

Join Carl Safina as he goes to sea with some of the last remaining swordfish harpooners.
Season 1 Episode 4
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Destination Baja

Fishermen stop hunting gray whales and develop a lucrative whale-watching co-op.
Season 1 Episode 3
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The Sacred Island

The Sacred Island follows Zanzibar villagers who fought a resort to save their reefs.
Season 1 Episode 2
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Shark Reef

Shark Reef profiles efforts to protect sharks from the effects of the shark fin trade.
Season 1 Episode 1
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