Science and Nature

Changing Seas

Produced by South Florida PBS in Miami, Florida, Changing Seas gives viewers a fish-eye view of life in the deep blue. Join scientists as they study earth’s last frontier and discover the mysteries of our liquid planet.

Life in the Dark: The Polar Night

26m 42s

At the northernmost year-round research station in the world, scientists brave frigid temperatures and perpetual night to solve an ocean mystery. The team is trying to figure out how some of the tiniest animals survive at a time of year when their main food source is not available.

Episodes

  • Life in the Dark: The Polar Night: asset-original

    Life in the Dark: The Polar Night

    S15 E1504 - 26m 42s

    At the northernmost year-round research station in the world, scientists brave frigid temperatures and perpetual night to solve an ocean mystery. The team is trying to figure out how some of the tiniest animals survive at a time of year when their main food source is not available.

  • Bermuda: Life at Ocean's Edge: asset-original

    Bermuda: Life at Ocean's Edge

    S15 E1503 - 26m 42s

    As the shipwreck capital of the world, Bermuda is known for its treacherous reefs. But these unique corals may also offer clues to heightened resilience in the face of a changing climate. Local Bermudians and international scientists race to protect these islands and reefs they call home.

  • Sharks in Belize: Jaguars of the Sea: asset-original

    Sharks in Belize: Jaguars of the Sea

    S15 E1502 - 26m 42s

    The Belize Barrier Reef is home to a diverse array of top predators like lemon sharks, nurse sharks, tiger sharks, and Caribbean reef sharks. In a unique collaboration, local fishers leverage their generational knowledge to help marine scientists and fisheries managers keep shark populations healthy for all.

  • Mollusks: More than a Shell: asset-original

    Mollusks: More than a Shell

    S15 E1501 - 26m 42s

    Seashells, with their beautiful shapes and colors, have inspired humans since the dawn of time. Equally fascinating are the animals which make them, and their unique place in the web of life. Researchers and citizen scientists continue to make new discoveries, while a cutting-edge digital project makes vast research collections easily accessible online.

Extras + Features

  • Eagle Rays: Soaring on Spotted Wings | Changing Seas | Preview

    S16 - 2m 51s

    Despite its designation as globally “endangered,” relatively little is known about the whitespotted eagle ray’s ecology and life history. Now Florida scientists are combining cutting-edge technology with creative approaches to gain deeper insight into the movement and diet of this elegant fish – allowing them to experience the world from a ray’s point of view for the first time.

  • Maui Aloha ʻĀina: Mauka to Makai | Changing Seas | Preview

    S16 - 3m 9s

    Dedicated scientists, land restorationists, and volunteers are drawing upon the ancient wisdom of the Hawaiian people to revive Maui’s cherished ecosystems. Even amidst profound loss in the wake of recent wildfires, these resilient islanders are committed to reconnecting waterways from mauka to makai—from the mountains to the ocean—to heal their island home.

  • Ancient Adriatic: Croatia's Sunken History | Changing Seas | Preview

    S16 - 5m 30s

    Archaeologists and conservators along Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast meticulously uncover and document an ancient Roman ship. Submerged in sediment for nearly 2000 years, the preserved wooden hull and recovered artifacts offer invaluable insights into the region's maritime history and cultural heritage.

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