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The Blue Realm
Season 2: Ep: 1 "Whalesharks: Gentle Giants"
Year:
2008
This fascinating nature series dives deep undersea with four new episodes about marine animals and the scientists who study them. Amazing underwater footage reveals the world of whale sharks, manatees, humpbacks, and close encounters with deadly sharks.
Episodes
Ep 1
Whalesharks: Gentle Giants
Watch Until November 4, 12:00pm
Ep 2
Shark Business 2
Watch Until November 11, 12:00pm
Ep 3
Humpback Whales: Antarctica to Tonga
Watch Until November 18, 12:00pm
Ep 4
Manatees and Dugongs
Watch August 22, 7:00pm
Whalesharks: Gentle Giants
Scientists are racing against time to save the gentle whaleshark. Utilizing space-age technology from NASA and the Hubble Telescope, researchers are able to identify, catalogue and track individual animals.
Shark Business 2
Sharks are big business in the "adrenaline" eco-tourism industry. Divers test the limits of shark-human interaction without the protection of a cage.
Humpback Whales: Antarctica to Tonga
Humpback whales were hunted to the brink of extinction until a moratorium on killing them was implemented in the 1980s. But after finally rebounding in numbers, whaling nations are exploring ways to re-open the hunt.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sun Aug 20, 12:00pm
Manatees and Dugongs
In a race against time, scientists are working to save manatees and dugongs from the brink of extinction.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Tue Aug 22, 7:00pm
Tue Aug 22, 11:00pm
Wed Aug 23, 6:00pm
Sun Aug 27, 12:00pm