Science and Nature

Hope in the Water

From Emmy Award winning producer Andrew Zimmern, in collaboration with multi-award-winner and storytelling visionary David E. Kelley, Hope in the Water explores the groundbreaking work of dedicated fishers, aqua farmers, and scientists who are attempting what was once thought impossible: harvesting aquatic species to feed our growing planet while saving our oceans.

Fishadelphia

6m 55s

A subscription fish program provides a sustainable solution. South Philadelphia students market and distribute less popular Atlantic fish. They are diversifying the fish we eat and helping to save our threatened seas.

Episodes

  • Changing the Menu: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Changing the Menu

    S1 E3 - 54m 49s

    With demand for fish and seafood on the rise around the world, what we eat can put tremendous pressure on wild fisheries, limit access to local communities in need, and negatively affect the health of the ocean. But creative approaches to diversifying our seafood diets are already rewriting menus worldwide.

  • Farming the Water: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Farming the Water

    S1 E2 - 54m 54s

    Farmed fish has a PR problem rooted in a legacy of pollution and environmental disaster. But innovative technologies and a reconsideration of ancient practices may hold the secrets to sustainably feeding our growing population. In this episode, lifestyle guru Martha Stewart learns the ropes at a scallop farm off the coast of Maine.

  • The Fish In The Sea: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Fish In The Sea

    S1 E1 - 54m 54s

    As our seas and sea life face existential threats on an unprecedented scale, new approaches to fishing on the open ocean aim to turn peril into plenty. In this episode, journalist Baratunde Thurston travels to Puerto Rico to see a sustainable diamondback squid fishery born from the wreckage of 2017’s Hurricane Maria.

Extras + Features

  • Episode 3 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview

    S1 E3 - 30s

    With demand for fish and seafood on the rise around the world, what we eat can put tremendous pressure on wild fisheries, limit access to local communities in need, and negatively affect the health of the ocean. But creative approaches to diversifying our seafood diets are already rewriting menus worldwide.

  • Shailene Woodley Visits an Abalone Farm: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Shailene Woodley Visits an Abalone Farm

    S1 E3 - 5m 16s

    Shailene Woodley pays a visit to The Cultured Abalone Farm where she meets with General Manager and Partner Doug Bush to learn about their harvesting process. While at the farm, Shailene learns how abalone and purple sea urchin are raised as well as how the team supplies local kelp to feed both seafood species.

  • Episode 2 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview

    S1 E2 - 30s

    Farmed fish has a PR problem rooted in a legacy of pollution and environmental disaster. But innovative technologies and a reconsideration of ancient practices may hold the secrets to sustainably feeding our growing population. In this episode, lifestyle guru Martha Stewart learns the ropes at a scallop farm off the coast of Maine.

  • Understanding Vietnam’s Shrimp Industry: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Understanding Vietnam’s Shrimp Industry

    S1 E2 - 2m 57s

    Vietnam is one of the world’s largest shrimp suppliers, however, in 2009, the country’s shrimp industry experienced economic disaster following a pathogen outbreak. Dr. Loc Tran, a shrimp aquaculture specialist and a critical figure in identifying and eradicating the pathogen, is helping to pioneer a more sustainable approach to shrimp production.

  • Martha Stewart Harvests Scallops: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Martha Stewart Harvests Scallops

    S1 E2 - 10m 22s

    Martha Stewart joins Andrew Peters, a scallop farmer in Maine, where he and his crew grow scallops in Penobscot Bay. Peters, who leads one of only a few scallop farm operations on the East Coast, was drawn to aquaculture when thinking about how he could be more sustainable in his approach to fishing.

  • Baratunde Thurston Goes Squid Fishing: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Baratunde Thurston Goes Squid Fishing

    S1 E1 - 8m 38s

    Baratunde Thurston joins Raimundo Espinoza, Founder and Executive Director of Conservación ConCiencia, and a local fisherman, Rodolfo Abrams, as they hunt for diamondback squid in Puerto Rico. However, their day at sea is quickly cut short as the three men are suddenly surrounded by ominous, torrential downpour – and must head back to land quickly to escape the storm.

  • Puerto Rico’s Resilience in the Wake of Hurricane Maria: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Puerto Rico’s Resilience in the Wake of Hurricane Maria

    S1 E1 - 7m 23s

    After Hurricane Maria hit, Chef José Andrés and his team at World Central Kitchen provided meals to the people of Puerto Rico as well as issued money for fishers who needed new boating equipment, motors, and tools. According to Raimundo Espinoza, the environmental disaster highlighted the island’s need to invest in food security options that were not dependent on imports.

  • Episode 1 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1 Preview

    S1 E1 - 30s

    As our seas and sea life face existential threats on an unprecedented scale, new approaches to fishing on the open ocean aim to turn peril into plenty. In this episode, journalist Baratunde Thurston travels to Puerto Rico to see a sustainable diamondback squid fishery born from the wreckage of 2017’s Hurricane Maria.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 - 30s

    From Emmy Award producer Andrew Zimmern, in collaboration with multi-award-winner and storytelling visionary David E. Kelley, Hope in the Water explores the groundbreaking work of dedicated fishers, aqua farmers, and scientists who are attempting what was once thought impossible: harvesting aquatic species to feed our growing planet while saving our oceans.

  • Extended Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extended Preview

    S1 - 1m 29s

    From Emmy Award producer Andrew Zimmern, in collaboration with multi-award-winner and storytelling visionary David E. Kelley, Hope in the Water explores the groundbreaking work of dedicated fishers, aqua farmers, and scientists who are attempting what was once thought impossible: harvesting aquatic species to feed our growing planet while saving our oceans.

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