Some of the most profound impacts of climate change are happening in the world’s oceans. From ocean acidification to warming temperatures, our seas are changing at an unprecedented rate, and marine animals can’t keep up.
To better understand what’s happening, actor Joshua Jackson travels to Canada, Australia and the Philippines to learn how fish, coral reefs and other species are disappearing. Can this problem be solved? He also meets experts who have the answer.
Joshua Jackson has always loved the ocean, but recently he’s been hearing that oceans are in trouble.
The best place to see the impacts of climate change on the oceans is Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Joshua Jackson travels there to see for himself.
Joshua Jackson embeds with a team of dedicated scientists who are racing to document and save what’s left of coral reefs before they experience bleaching.
Countries like the Philippines depend on the ocean for everything. It drives the economy, and provides the nation’s main source of food. Joshua Jackson travels there to learn how disappearing coral reefs are affecting people there.
Joshua Jackson meets with two fishermen, a father and son, who are finding they can no longer rely on the ocean around their island to provide them with their livelihood.
Climate change is stressing the world’s oceans to the brink of collapse. For the hundreds of millions people who depend on them for survival, that’s a big problem.
The ocean’s problems can seem totally overwhelming. Joshua Jackson meets with Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, one of the world’s foremost ocean’s experts, to learn how we can solve it.