Video Voices from the Ocean Community
Using the power of video, many organizations and people from the ocean community provide voices that give us perspective about the ocean in a compelling way. Here are some superb examples of the kinds of videos that OpenOceans Global intends to share.
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Once Upon a Tide
This ten minute educational film is part of Healthy Ocean, Healthy Humans, a project of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School.
Thank You Ocean
This short video created by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the California Ocean Protection Council tells the story of why the ocean is important to us.
Planet Earth: the Water Planet
This stunning video by the NASA Earth Observatory, simply and understandably explains the role ocean and how it influences and is influenced by changes in climate.
The Importance of the Ocean
Wendy Watson-Wright, Executive Director of the International Oceanographic Commission, talks about the importance of the ocean to the planet.
More Plastic Than Plankton
Susan Avery, former director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, speaks to the World Future Society’s annual meeting, warning that in some areas of open water, there is now more microscopic plastic than plankton.
Exploring the Ocean’s Hidden Worlds
Explorer Robert Ballard takes you on a mindbending trip to hidden worlds underwater, where researchers are finding unexpected life, resources, even new mountains, making the case for serious exploration and mapping.
Sylvia Earle’s TED Prize Talk
Ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean, stats about its rapid decline, and her wish that we join her in protecting the planet’s vital blue heart.
David Gallo is a pioneer in ocean exploration and an enthusiastic Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute ambassador between the sea and those of us on dry land.
Jane Lubchenco Interviewed by Charlie Rose
Former NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco as interviewed by television host Charlie Rose.
Tell us about a great video voice you know!