Saving the Ocean

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Cod Comeback?
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…
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…
River of Kings, Part 1
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…
River of Kings, Part 2
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…
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…
Shark Reef
Shark Reef profiles innovative efforts to protect sharks from the devastating effects of the global shark fin trade.
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…
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…
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,…
Trinidad's Turtle Giants
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…

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