What Is Illegal Fishing? | A Cartoon Crash Course

Illegal fishing. Maybe you’ve done this before on a small scale. But large-scale illegal fishing refers to criminals using massive vessels to steal tons of fish from the ocean. This can include exceeding a quota, fishing without a license, forging or doctoring licenses, using banned gear, or breaking any number of other fisheries laws. Worldwide, […]

When Fish First Breathed Air

385 million years ago, the land was all but empty. The continents were home to only some sparse plants and fungi, and a few pioneering arthropods. Life in the oceans, however, was booming. The waters teemed with squid, bony fish, and sea scorpions. But there was one group of fish that was about to go […]

How sharks affect us all | Ocean Ramsey | TEDxKlagenfurt

Translator: Federica Rubattu Reviewer: Younes Amraoui What if we were to redefine the relationship we have with sharks, to one based on scientific fact, reality, and logic, rather than the current one, based off of limited and biased information? I want to talk about how changing the way we perceive sharks and interact with them […]

Entering Kill Zone with Great White Sharks!

(water splashing) – [Mark] I am no stranger to risk. I have come face to face and hand to claw with some of the most ferocious and notorious animals on the planet. (lion huffing) But this one was so much more. An activity like this is not risk free. (tense music) (inspiring music) My name […]

What If There Were No Sharks?

[SCARY MUSIC] Why are sharks so scary?! Bloodthirsty beasts just waiting out there in the waves to feast on human flesh. If only we could get rid of these guys our vacations would be so much safer, nothing to worry about while we’re surfing and frolicking out there in the ocean. Except that’s not the […]

Shark Vs Shark: Giant Great White Attacks Another Great White

00:07 COMM: With terrifying speed, a great white shark attacks another great white, something that’s rarely seen. And even more rarely caught on camera. 00:29 COMM: On a diving trip to learn more about great white sharks, Adam Malski gets plenty of up close experience with the ocean’s most formidable predator. 00:44 COMM: From the […]

Fur Seals vs. Great White Sharks | Hostile Planet

[dramatic music] NARRATOR: This pup has strayed too close to the edge. Now, it’s out of its depth. [seagull cawing] A pup can outmaneuver a shark, but only for so long. Half of all such encounters end badly for seals. [seals calling] The adults must deal with this persistent menace. But how? It takes one […]

Super Sharks!

when you think of a shark what do you picture in your mind do you think of a big thing sticking out of the water or maybe a huge set of sharp teeth sharks are some of the most famous animals in the ocean but do you know what makes a shark shark well for […]

How listening to communities can help save our oceans | Vik Mohan | TEDxExeter

Translator: Riaki Poništ Reviewer: Ellen Maloney One of the greatest doctors of the 19th Century, Sir. William Osler famously said, “If you listen to your patient, they will tell you the diagnosis.” As a practicing doctor myself, I’m constantly reminded of the importance of listening. But I also work in marine conservation with coastal communities […]

How a fleet of wind-powered drones is changing our understanding of the ocean | Sebastien de Halleux

We know more about other planets than our own, and today, I want to show you a new type of robot designed to help us better understand our own planet. It belongs to a category known in the oceanographic community as an unmanned surface vehicle, or USV. And it uses no fuel. Instead, it relies […]