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This short video introduction to the feature film delivers a powerful call to action on behalf of the world’s oceans. Stunning and sometimes shocking images reveal the extent of the damage that has occurred from overfishing, pollution, climate change and neglect. Testimony from leading researchers makes it clear that the future sustainability of our marine environments is now in jeopardy. Although the film does an excellent job in sounding the alarm, it is equally effective in motivating viewers to get involved by demonstrating the value and positive impact of individual actions.
The full-length film can be purchased or rented from I-Tunes and teaching units to support its viewing are available on-line.
This 'trailer' should be used to introduce "World Oceans Day" and to begin any investigation of the importance and current plight of the world's oceans. As such it has application in the support of a variety of Geography, Science and Social Studies outcomes at the secondary level. The full film provides a thorough examination of human impact on marine ecosystems.
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