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Scourge of the Lionfish Air date: 01-24-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2328658113/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 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... /episodes/get/6776 /episode/6776 Saving the Ocean: Scourge of the Lionfish /episode-player/6776
Cod Comeback? Air date: 01-10-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2324025884/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the rich fishing grounds of New England and Canada, it seemed as if cod would never run out — until they did. Fishing communities from Newfoundland to Massachusetts fell apart. Widespread closures in the 1990s aimed to let the cod recover, but it’s been a long wait. Carl Safina goes fishing to... /episodes/get/6652 /episode/6652 Saving the Ocean: Cod Comeback? /episode-player/6652
Trinidad's Turtle Giants Air date: 01-03-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2311611354/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false After local leaders launched a crusade to end the slaughter of Trinidad’s thousand-pound leatherback turtles, the turtles were transformed from shark bait to tourist attraction. Now Trinidad’s beaches support 80 percent of the entire Caribbean’s leatherbacks and nearby villages make a great living... /episodes/get/6557 /episode/6557 Saving the Ocean: Trinidad's Turtle Giants /episode-player/6557
River of Kings, Part 2 Air date: 11-15-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2304863687/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The conclusion of this two-part episode examines the huge project now restoring the Nisqually River, from its source on Mount Rainier to the estuary in Puget Sound. Led by the Nisqually Indian tribe, the restoration aims to fill the river once again with abundant, magnificent wild salmon. /episodes/get/6212 /episode/6212 Saving the Ocean: River of Kings, Part 2 /episode-player/6212
River of Kings, Part 1 Air date: 11-08-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2301616426/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This two-parter examines the huge project now restoring the Nisqually River, from its source on Mount Rainier to the estuary in Puget Sound. Led by the Nisqually Indian tribe, the restoration aims to fill the river once again with abundant, magnificent wild salmon. /episodes/get/6140 /episode/6140 Saving the Ocean: River of Kings, Part 1 /episode-player/6140
Swordfish! Part 2 Air date: 10-25-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2293795132/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the second part of this two-part special, Carl Safina goes to sea with some of the last remaining swordfish harpooners to experience firsthand one of the world’s most sustainable fisheries and to find out why swordfish are the world’s best big-fish comeback story. /episodes/get/6068 /episode/6068 Saving the Ocean: Swordfish! Part 2 /episode-player/6068
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Shark Reef
Shark Reef profiles innovative efforts to protect sharks from the devastating effects of the global shark fin trade.
Air date: 04/07/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1875037754/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Shark Reef profiles innovative efforts to protect sharks from the devastating effects of the global shark fin trade. /episodes/get/5037 /episode/5037 Saving the Ocean: Shark Reef /episode-player/5037
The Sacred Island
"The Sacred Island" takes viewers to Zanzibar, off the East African coast, where local villagers fought a resort development in their pristine reefs and lagoons through a combination of activism, education, and regulation.
Air date: 04/07/2011
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1874606186/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false "The Sacred Island" takes viewers to Zanzibar, off the East African coast, where local villagers fought a resort development in their pristine reefs and lagoons through a combination of activism, education, and regulation. /episodes/get/5038 /episode/5038 Saving the Ocean: The Sacred Island /episode-player/5038
Destination Baja
This is the remarkable story of how local fishing people in Baja California, Mexico, stopped hunting ?devil-fish? - actually gray whales - and instead developed a whale-watching co-op that now caters to tourists from all over the world. They?re also getting rich by setting fishing rules for...
Air date: 10/11/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2286020756/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This is the remarkable story of how local fishing people in Baja California, Mexico, stopped hunting ?devil-fish? - actually gray whales - and instead developed a whale-watching co-op that now caters to tourists from all over the world. They?re also getting rich by setting fishing rules for... /episodes/get/5915 /episode/5915 Saving the Ocean: Destination Baja /episode-player/5915
Swordfish! Part 1
In a two-part special, Carl Safina goes to sea with some of the last remaining swordfish harpooners to experience firsthand one of the world?s most sustainable fisheries and to find out why swordfish are the world?s best big-fish comeback story.
Air date: 10/18/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2292007111/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In a two-part special, Carl Safina goes to sea with some of the last remaining swordfish harpooners to experience firsthand one of the world?s most sustainable fisheries and to find out why swordfish are the world?s best big-fish comeback story. /episodes/get/5972 /episode/5972 Saving the Ocean: Swordfish! Part 1 /episode-player/5972
Swordfish! Part 2
In the second part of this two-part special, Carl Safina goes to sea with some of the last remaining swordfish harpooners to experience firsthand one of the world?s most sustainable fisheries and to find out why swordfish are the world?s best big-fish comeback story.
Air date: 10/25/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2293795132/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the second part of this two-part special, Carl Safina goes to sea with some of the last remaining swordfish harpooners to experience firsthand one of the world?s most sustainable fisheries and to find out why swordfish are the world?s best big-fish comeback story. /episodes/get/6068 /episode/6068 Saving the Ocean: Swordfish! Part 2 /episode-player/6068
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