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

Author Paul Hawken shares the remarkable story of how a diverse group of researchers from around the world came... See more
Since Syria and Nicaragua joined the Paris Accord last fall, the United States stands alone as the only country on the... See more
What does it mean for large companies to be classified as “100 percent renewable?" What kinds of challenges does... See more
What if your country was swallowed by the sea? The Pacific island nation of Kiribati (population 100,000) is one of the... See more
Federal funds could not be used to pay for sugar-sweetened beverages under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance... See more
Thirty-two million gallons of mercury are trapped under the immense ice sheets in the Arctic Circle. As the Earth warms... See more

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