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    Mar 14
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    “Slow” marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to be seen. These animals build coral reefs and play crucial roles in the biosphere, yet we know almost nothing about their daily lives.  

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    Nov 13
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    A sweet song about coral for all, adults and children! Just so we remember the best way to protect our coral friends. Below the chords of the Coral Song. Chords – Capo 1st fret G C G D C G D C G C D C G C D G C G C D C G C G C D [...]

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    Nov 13
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    Thanks to the student-based nonprofit Teens4Oceans this incredible event was captured near Grand Cayman Island via an underwater camera system. Annual coral spawning of reefs around the world is something spectacular to witness live. And, until now, you had to be at the right place, at the right time underwater and almost always at night. Thanks to Teens4Oceans anyone with [...]

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    Nov 13
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    The mangrove forest is a place of amazement both above and below the waterline. Mangroves have the unique ability to live in salt water, and they use their highly specialized roots to filter salt, inhale oxygen, and extract nutrients from an environment that other trees can not tolerate. The world within the tangled mess of mangrove roots is dark, silty, [...]

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    Nov 13
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    Two miles off the shore of Oahu, a Corsair F4U airplane crashed into the water in the closing months of World War II. The plane is an oasis of life in an otherwise barren desert of sand. The UnderH2O film team dives to a depth of 100 feet to document this fully intact piece of history.

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    Aug 13
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    Corals are beautiful when seen through your own eyes in sunlight, but for scientists at the University of Hawaii, seeing corals in this manner is not enough. They are using a revolutionary new tool called a laser scanning confocal microscope to take photographs of corals that are one part art and one part science. In this episode, they take us [...]

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    Jul 13
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    The 2nd edition of the underwater book that took the mystery out of coral identification is now available. The Indo Pacific Coral Finder will change the way you work underwater by giving you instant genus level coral ID anywhere between the Red Sea and Easter Island. The Coral Finder can be used by anyone and requires nothing more than a [...]

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    Jul 13
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    If you still have some doubts on the importance of seagrass and their interactions with coral reefs and mangrove forests, watch this video from Seagrass Watch. You will then understand why Save Coral Reefs has a Seagrass Restoration Program and why Save Coral Reefs needs your help in order to protect this vulnerable and useful ecosystem.

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    Feb 13
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    It is called *The Story of Sharks* and is an attempt at providing accurate and accessible information to the public about the issue of shark conservation. We show it here at the Cape Eleuthera Institute and The Island School in Eleuthera, The Bahamas regularly. It is one way to introduce conservation issues, sharks, and the connections between ecological, social, and [...]

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    Jan 13
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    Fish and People is a 5 module video education series with accompanying lesson plans and teaching resources developed for use in the Solomon Islands education system. It uses animation to visualise invisible life cycle and fishery management concepts. One of the key problems associated with communicating fisheries management concepts is the invisibility of much of the life cycle associated with [...]

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