We are all connected to the oceans and to the species that live in ocean ecosystems. This video series presents the challenges ocean animals face from global climate change, and how communities are working together to make a difference for the blue planet.

 



Introduction

Learn about the science of climate change.
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Length: 5:06



Coral Breakup - A Tragic Love Story

See how rising ocean temperatures affect corals.
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Length: 4:19



Thermal Expansion - Rising Oceans

Learn how sea levels rise with ocean temperature.
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Length: 2:51



Sea Jellies Take Over the Ocean Maze

Discover the science of booming jelly populations.
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Length: 3:24



Shorebirds on Stage

See how changes in weather affect shorebirds.
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Length: 5:19



Sea Turtles - A Temperature Tale

Learn how rising temperatures threaten sea turtles.
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Length: 5:21



Whales - Roadwork Ahead

Understand how whales' food sources are changing.
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Length: 4:40

 

Take Action!

Watch communities work together on solutions to minimize energy use. You can tell your own action story by posting it on your favorite social media site with the hashtag #blueimpact.

Swap Shop

A community recycling program saves resources and conserves energy.
Length: 2:11

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Team Bike Challenge

Workplace colleagues keep cars off the road and carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere by biking to work. Length: 1:57

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Home Energy Efficiency Team

A neighborhood group develops a system to help each other winterize their homes. Length: 2:39

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