Deep Sea Exploration

We know little about the two thirds of our planet's surface that is covered in water. In fact, we know less about the surface of our own planet than we do about the surface of Mars, Venus or Mercury. The deep seafloor continues to surprise for the few who venture down there, physically or with scientific instrumentation. How do we learn from our past experiences to better conserve, treasure and make use of the oceans as a resource and prevent damage from pollution and extractive activities?

Festival: 2015

Watch and Listen: Environment

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The health effects of climate change sound a clarion warning that we must attend to a rapidly deteriorating environment... See more
As climate change increasingly becomes a fact of daily life, the health hazards of rising sea levels, catastrophic... See more
Social entrepreneurs Anne Kelly of Ceres and Rebecca Onie of Health Leads discuss how they’ve made unlikely allies in... See more

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