Season 12 Episodes

Florida's Blue Holes: Oases in the Sea

Blue holes scattered throughout the Gulf of Mexico inspire a team of exploration scientists and divers who set out to uncover the mysteries of these submerged sinkholes.

Peru's Desert Penguins

Humboldt penguins nest and rest along Peru’s barren coastline. Scientists monitor local penguin populations and study the birds’ interactions with fisheries.

A Decade After Deepwater

Ten years after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, scientists study its devastating impacts on the Gulf of Mexico and use lessons learned to prepare for the next big spill.

American Samoa's Resilient Coral Reefs

The territory’s corals are thriving, while reefs elsewhere are in serious decline. Experts study what makes these corals more resilient to local and global stressors.

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