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Changing Seas

Website: http://changingseas.tv/
Next Airing: Thu, Jun 30th, 2022 at 5:30 AM on UEN-TV

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CHANGING SEAS takes viewers on an exciting adventure to the heart of our liquid planet. The documentary series offers an unprecedented look at how oceanographers and experts study earth's vast underwater wilderness, while shedding light on how over-fishing, global climate change and pollution threaten ocean resources.

Episodes:

  • Sunken Stories

    In the Florida Keys, divers from around the country learn how to map shipwrecks and apply their skills on a mysterious 19th Century slave ship. When diving isn't possible, professional explorers use high-tech tools to scan objects buried beneath the seafloor.

    Next Airing: Thu, Jun 30th, 2022 at 5:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/5/2013 to 11/4/2023
  • Creatures of the Deep

    Little-known animals spend their entire lives in the Gulf of Mexico's cold, deep waters. New research sheds light on the lives of these mysterious creatures of the deep.

    Next Airing: Sat, Jul 2nd, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/5/2013 to 11/4/2023
  • Reefs of Rangiroa

    The Changing Seasteam meets with researchers in French Polynesia, where scientists conduct extensive habitat mapping to create a one-of-a-kind sea floor atlas. Experts also assess the health of the reefs to compare and contrast human impacts on reef systems over a large geographical area.

    Next Airing: Sat, Jul 9th, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/5/2013 to 11/4/2023
  • Living Fossils

    In the deep, dark waters off the coast of Roatan, Honduras, strange flowerlike animals flourish. These sea lilies and feather stars, known as Crinoids, have been around in various forms since before the age of Dinosaurs. Now experts including Dr. Charles Messing from Nova Southeastern University descend into the deep to study the animals from a submersible.

    Next Airing: Sat, Jul 16th, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/1/2014 to 10/31/2022
  • Biggest Fish in the Sea

    Each summer, the world's largest known aggregation of whale sharks occurs just off the coast of Cancun, Mexico, attracting tourists and scientists alike. Hundreds of these gentle giants come to the area to feed on plankton, giving experts the opportunity to learn more about the largest fish in the sea.

    Next Airing: Sat, Jul 23rd, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/1/2014 to 10/31/2022
  • Galapagos: Windows Into The Future

    A co-production with the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation The unique oceanic conditions of the Galapagos Islands serve as a perfect natural laboratory to study how climate change may impact corals in the future. Scientists spend a month in the archipelago to conduct research as part of the Global Reef Expedition.

    Next Airing: Sat, Jul 30th, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/1/2014 to 10/31/2022
  • Saving Sawfish

    The strange, prehistoric-looking Smalltooth Sawfish were once coveted by anglers as popular trophy fish. But habitat loss and overfishing have greatly reduced the animals' range and landed them on the endangered species list. Today, the fish are limited to South Florida, where scientists are conducting research to save the species.

    Next Airing: Sat, Aug 6th, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/1/2014 to 10/31/2022
  • Sea Turtles: The Lost Years

    After sea turtle hatchlings emerge from their nests, they vanish into the sea. Until recently, their journey was largely shrouded in mystery. Now, as technology advances, researchers are beginning to understand where turtles go during their so-called "lost years."

    Next Airing: Sat, Aug 13th, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 11/3/2015 to 11/2/2023
  • Grand Cayman's Famous Stingrays

    Each year, thousands of tourists interact with the tame southern stingrays that congregate in the shallow waters of Grand Cayman's North Sound. Famous marine artist and scientist Dr. Guy Harvey has assembled a research team to study what impact the ecotourism might have on the wild fish.

    Next Airing: Sat, Aug 20th, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 11/3/2015 to 11/2/2023
  • Billfish: Battle on the Line

    The unique oceanographic conditions of the eastern tropical Pacific make the area one of the best spots in the world for big game anglers to hook billfish. But intense pressures from commercial fishing operations have taken their toll on the numbers of sailfish and marlin in the region. Researchers are studying the animals to provide the data necessary to protect the fish populations from further decline.

    Next Airing: Sat, Aug 27th, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 11/3/2015 to 11/2/2023
  • The Secret Sex Life of Fish

    Most people are familiar with the pretty tropical fish found in aquariums, but few realize that some of these animals are capable of changing sex. Discover the unique ways of how some fish species do this and why they likely evolved this way.

    Next Airing: Sat, Sep 3rd, 2022 at 3:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 11/3/2015 to 11/2/2023
  • After The Spill

    Last year's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may no longer make headline news, but the story is far from over. Oceanographers continue to study the long term effects this disaster might have on marine ecosystems.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/4/2011 to 10/31/2023
  • Coastal Carnivores

    Scientists studying the coastal Everglades have made some perplexing discoveries. Bull sharks are living upstream where alligators should thrive, and gators are swimming out to the ocean to feed.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 11/1/2012 to 10/31/2022
  • Coral Hybrids

    While Elkhorn and Staghorn corals have undergone a drastic decline in the Caribbean, their hybrid, "Fused Staghorn," is increasing in numbers in parts of the region. One scientist is studying the animals in Belize to see if the hybrid might be better equipped to deal with environmental stressors than its parents.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/5/2013 to 11/4/2023
  • Grouper Moon

    During the winter full moons Nassau grouper gather in large numbers to spawn. Most of the known spawning sites have been fished out, but the Cayman Islands are home to the last great reproductive population of this endangered species.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/1/2012 to 10/31/2022
  • Mysterious Microbes

    On coral reefs, microorganisms are copious creatures. Throughout Florida, scientists painstakingly work to identify key players within this microbial community and directly link a devastating coral disease to a human pathogen.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/1/2012 to 10/31/2022
  • Prescription: Oceans

    The oceans are part of America's newest medical frontier. In Florida, a group of scientists are testing sea sponges for their potential anti-cancer properties. These and other marine invertebrates may hold the key to unlocking the secrets of our own biology.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/4/2011 to 10/31/2023
  • Reef Revival

    In the emerging science of coral reef restoration, marine biologists and resource managers are discovering naturally occurring mechanisms that promote coral growth and restore ecological balance in these gardens of the sea.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 11/4/2011 to 10/31/2023
  • Tracking Tigers

    Tiger sharks are the ultimate apex predators. Scientists use satellite tags and DNA forensic tools to better understand the migrations of this magnificent species and to investigate the impacts of the world shark fin trade.

    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 11/1/2012 to 10/31/2022

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