Oceans: Inspiring Fear and Stewardship
8.5 million people tuned in to “Redemption Day,” the most-watched episode of the television series Deadliest Catch. The program reflects a popular notion ingrained in the public’s psyche: the ocean as a menacing force of nature, something to fear. But perhaps “evil foe” isn’t the most helpful characterization of our planet’s critical lifeblood. Four experts in oceanography and marine biology explore ocean awareness and conservation.
Recorded June 2010; Posted September 2010