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Mysteries of the Deep... Revealed

Preserving Our Underwater World

Andreas Merkl | Posted 08.03.2013 | TED Weekends
Andreas Merkl

Expanding these management practices into the tropics and the arctic regions are the most immediate and pressing challenges. Although we are in a race against time, we may just turn the corner.

Saving the Last Coral Wilderness on Earth

Greg Stone | Posted 08.02.2013 | TED Weekends
Greg Stone

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe story of the Phoenix Islands shows how a single small action by a few individuals can grow to enlist the expertise, energy, and passion of people around the world, from ordinary citizens to professionals to policymakers at the highest levels of government.

One Ocean World Among Many

Jim Bell | Posted 08.01.2013 | TED Weekends
Jim Bell

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhile I'm astonished by the diversity of Earth's oceans, I'm absolutely floored when I stop to think that our beautiful blue ocean is only one of perhaps a half dozen or more oceans on other worlds in our solar system.

Restoring The Blue

David Helvarg | Posted 07.31.2013 | TED Weekends
David Helvarg

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgEvery time I go diving I discover something new and wondrous, and too often signs of human disruption.

A Grand Cosmic Evolution

Mario Livio | Posted 07.31.2013 | TED Weekends
Mario Livio

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe deep ocean is not the only place where we can marvel at the wonders of nature. The heavens are another such place, and the Hubble Space Telescope, in particular, has captured for us some images about which we can truly say that they are "out of this world."

Protecting Earth's Final Frontier -- The Deep Sea

Richard Steiner | Posted 05.31.2013 | TED Weekends
Richard Steiner

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgTo unleash the same destructive, uncontrolled corporate determinism into the deep sea that has destroyed much of the land surface of our planet would be an historic mistake.

WATCH: What You Don't Know About Life At The Bottom Of The Ocean

David Gallo | Posted 05.31.2013 | TED Weekends
David Gallo

2013-05-31-gallopullTo date we've explored less than 5 percent of the world beneath the waves. So what's in the other 95 percent? Is it possible that by some chance we've already found all of the exciting stuff, or is the ocean full of surprises?