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  • Mysteries of the Abyss: A Science Revolution

    The deep sea – the biggest single habitat on Earth, marked by eternal darkness, icy temperatures and immense pressure. This gripping 50-minute film follows the biologists Christian Lott and Nicole Dubilier into the inhospitable depths of the ocean in pursuit of new species and groundbreaking disc...

  • Adventure Ocean Quest: The Giants of Rurutu

    Humpback whales have come back from the brink of extinction, but they are still difficult to approach in the water and their behaviour and vocalisations pose many unsolved questions. Dr. Michael Poole wants to find out if the whales respond differently to a silent freediver compared to convention...

  • Adventure Ocean Quest: The White Sharks of Guadalupe

    The great white shark has a fearsome reputation and diving with them is definitely a risky business. But Frederic wants to show a different side of the infamous great white: Mexican scientist Dr. Mauricio Hoyos believes that their aggression is triggered by excessive disturbance in the water. He ...

  • Adventure Ocean Quest: 24 Hours on the Reef

    The atoll of Fakarava in Polynesia is a true underwater paradise with an extraordinary diversity of wildlife. Frederic’s freediving mission here is very ambitious: he investigates the atoll’s 24-hour rhythm of life by diving with its residents around the clock and recording the reef’s sounds. Doc...

  • Adventure Ocean Quest: Shark Paradise of Polynesia

    French Polynesia’s great hammerhead sharks are extraordinarily shy animals and still pose many questions, not least where they go during their annual migration. Freediver Frederic Buyle and cameraman Christian Petron team up with scientist Dr. Johan Mourir to investigate these bizarre predators.
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  • Adventure Ocean Quest: Fragile Mediterranean

    Many of the Mediterranean’s coastal waters around harbour cities like Marseille were polluted mercilessly in the past, and much of the local reef life died. Now there is change in the air: pollution has been reduced and artificial reefs encourage wildlife to return. Frederic carries out wildlife ...

  • Ocean Stories I: The Giant and The Phantom

    Underwater film-maker Thomas Behrend tracks down the biggest and the rarest predators of the Mediterranean: sperm whales and monk seals.

    Sperm whales in the Mediterranean? Is the most popular holiday spot for Germans really home to the biggest predator on our planet? It is common knowledge tha...

  • Ocean Vet: Season 1, Episode 1

    Follow the team as they risk their lives to transport the shark 10 miles off
    shore for release in a protected marine reserve.
    Watch Neil and the team swim with larger wild Galapagos sharks, studying
    their behaviour to see if there’s any truth behind their reputation as wild man
    eaters.
    The t...

  • Ocean Vet: Season 1, Episode 2

    Teaming up with international scientist Dr Matt Ajemian and eagle ray wrangler Chris Flook the team face a tricky task to capture one of the most intelligent fish in the ocean in some of Bermudas most beautiful surroundings.
    Watch as the team attach satellite tracking tags, take DNA samples, and...

  • Ocean Vet: Season 1, Episode 3

    Neil and the Ocean Vet team mark the end of a 7 year study on Bermuda’s tiger sharks by embarking on a dangerous mission to satellite tag one of these
    giant oceanic predators.

    Follow the team as they struggle to catch and tag the biggest tiger shark they’ve ever encountered as they complete ...

  • Ocean Vet: Season 1, Episode 4

    Watch as Neil and the Ocean Vet team wrestle a monster blue marlin to the side of the boat to attach a satellite tag that will expand the scientific knowledge of this species by revealing its oceanic migrations.
    Follow Neil and his team as they dissect a giant blue marlin donated to them by a lo...

  • Ocean Vet: Season 1, Episode 5

    Watch as Neil and the Ocean Vet team work alongside the longest standing turtle research project in the world, the Bermuda Turtle Project.

    Follow the team as they capture and release wild green sea turtles in a bid to study their health and populations before fitting a satellite tag to a matur...

  • Ocean Vet: Season 1, Episode 6

    Follow the team as they work onboard a commercial fishing vessel to help save a six gill shark tangled in deep set fishing lines.

    Watch Neil and Choy bring the shark to the side of the boat and work in testing conditions to remove dozens of hooks, cut steel lines and attach a tracking tag befo...

  • Ocean Stories II: Manatees and Molas

    Underwater film-maker Thomas Behrend sets off in search of two mysterious giants of the ocean depths: Manatees and Molas.

    The ocean occupies more than two-thirds of our planet's surface, constituting an extreme habitat with dimensions beyond our comprehension and a variety of lifeforms that ca...

  • Ocean Stories III: Dolphins and Whales

    Two Germans show their deep passion for the sea and its beautiful creatures.

    Ute Margreff lives on Ireland’s Atlantic coast, Florian Graner in the Puget Sound in the Northwest of the USA. Both Germans share a deep passion for the sea and its creatures. About 10 years ago Ute Margreff got to kn...