Tag: ocean

Hungry Hungry Lionfish | What Sam Sees

Hungry Hungry Lionfish | What Sam Sees

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 25, 2019

hey it’s me Sam and I’m here at reef headquarters in Key Largo Florida ready to find out about a fish that’s been invading the waters this beautiful but skilled predator will eat anything that comes in its path the lionfish its population is exploding and we’ve got to find out why this is where […]

Biosphere 2: About Our Ocean

Biosphere 2: About Our Ocean

By Micah Moen 1 Comment August 25, 2019

Hello, my name is John Adams. I’m deputy director here at Biosphere 2. one of the truly unique features of Biosphere 2 is we have a million-gallon ocean. it was originally designed after a Caribbean reef environment, and early on, some of the most significant research came out of this area, and we were able […]

What is a salt marsh?

What is a salt marsh?

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 25, 2019

Welcome to the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge. Founded in 1966, it was named after the legendary Rachel Carson. Established in order to protect valuable salt marsh and estruine habitat for migratory birds, it is part of a system of more than 500 national wildlife refuges. As a resident or visitor to southern Maine, you […]

The Fate of Carbon – Full Episode

The Fate of Carbon – Full Episode

By Micah Moen 1 Comment August 24, 2019

Known as the “king of the elements,” it is one of the building blocks of life. It is the framework that all living things are built upon. It’s the backbone for everything. It’s central to our lives and everything that we have around us. Carbon is one of the most abundant chemical elements in the […]

Your future tech may rely on deep-sea mining

Your future tech may rely on deep-sea mining

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 24, 2019

(subtle music) (water bubbling) – [Cory] There’s a conflict brewing at the bottom of the ocean. In the coming decade, it will play out thousands of feet down in deep dark expanses of sea floor. On one side of the battle are unique and alien like creatures: giant tube worms, yeti crabs, dandelion like jellyfish […]

What Are Coral Reefs And What’s Their Purpose?

What Are Coral Reefs And What’s Their Purpose?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 24, 2019

Coral reefs are like the rainforests of the sea, and like those here on land, they’re being destroyed. But why should you care? Howdy friends under the sea, Trace here for DNews. When you picture coral you probably see it like THIS[a] right? But coral aren’t just colorful rocks. Tiny living things live in there. […]

Sylvia Earle: How to protect the oceans (TED Prize winner!)

Sylvia Earle: How to protect the oceans (TED Prize winner!)

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 23, 2019

Fifty years ago, when I began exploring the ocean, no one — not Jacques Perrin, not Jacques Cousteau or Rachel Carson — imagined that we could do anything to harm the ocean by what we put into it or by what we took out of it. It seemed, at that time, to be a sea […]

Al Powell – On the Impact of Climate Shifts on Ecosystems

Al Powell – On the Impact of Climate Shifts on Ecosystems

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 23, 2019

What we started to research is abrupt climate change, and we saw a paper by a gentleman named Schwartz that said he saw changes in all of the ocean basins’ fish populations occurring synchronously. And that started us at looking at how does the global wave pattern connect to ecosystems. So when I say atmospheric […]

Guardians (Minecraft 1.8 Animation)

Guardians (Minecraft 1.8 Animation)

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 22, 2019

Huh? Oh, Hey there little guy. What are you doing all the way out here? Oh, Oh my gosh… Woah! Wait. Oh, What’s going on?! Wait, w-wait, wait, w-wait, w-wait… …Fishy? Woah, my god!

Reef Life of the Andaman (full marine biology documentary)

Reef Life of the Andaman (full marine biology documentary)

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 22, 2019

[Applause] [Music] [Applause] [Music] [Applause] [Music] in the northeast of the Indian Ocean spanning a latitude of 6 to 16 degrees north of the Equator lies the Andaman Sea for the people of Thailand and Burma also known as Myanmar the two nations bordering the eastern edge of the Andaman the sea has always been […]