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Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures

Sea Ghosts (#303)

The expedition team explores the habits and the environment of the white beluga whale. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This series follows expeditions of Jean-Michel Cousteau and his young crew of divers and ocean scientists as they explore an array of natural phenomena, investigate little-known territories and undersea ecosystems, and come face to face with friendly and not-so-friendly land and ocean inhabitants. The initial two-part episode, "Voyage to Kure," sails to the outermost islands in the Northwest Hawaiian Island Archipelago where diverse wildlife populations are found to be struggling against the effects of pollution, mining, over-fishing and development.

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  • Voyage to Kure - Part 1 (#101)

    In this pioneering exploration, the Cousteau team sails to the Northwest Hawaiian Island archipelago, the most remote island group in the world. There, they discover diverse wildlife populations above and below the sea and investigate these species' fight against extinction and the devastating effects of pollution, mining, fishing and development. [56 minutes]

  • Voyage to Kure - Part 2 (#102)

    In this pioneering exploration, the Cousteau team sails to the Northwest Hawaiian Island archipelago, the most remote island group in the world. There, they discover diverse wildlife populations above and below the sea and investigate these species' fight against extinction and the devastating effects of pollution, mining, fishing and development. [56 minutes]

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    Pierce Brosnan narrates as the team observes the living conditions and the behavior of sharks. [56 minutes]

  • The Gray Whale Obstacle Course (#202)

    The migration of gray whales as they pass city ports along polluted coastlines. [56 minutes]

  • America's Underwater Treasures - Part 1 (#203)

    Examine the history, biology and environment of the 13 national marine sanctuaries of the U.S. [56 minutes]

  • America's Underwater Treasures - Part 2 (#204)

    Examine the rusting wreck of a Civil War ironclad lying 200 feet below the Carolina coast. [85 minutes]

  • Return to the Amazon, Part 1 (#301)

    The team goes into the rainforest to examine the thousands of species that depend on the ecosystem. [56 minutes]

  • Return to the Amazon, Part 2 (#302)

    The team examines the human development that is compromising the river's health and ecology. [56 minutes]

  • Call of the Killer Whales: Parts 1 & 2 (#304)

    The team visits the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to explore the most complex marine species, the orca [116 minutes]

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