World Ocean Video

Welcome to WORLD OCEAN VIDEO - web-ready lectures and documentaries chosen as key amplifiers of relevant ocean issues.  



Each of these inspiring individuals, programs and organizations provide varied and comprehensive demonstrations of exemplary contributions to ocean knowledge and advocacy.

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, (D) Rhode Island

Time to Wake Up: Protecting Our Ocean

Nancy Rabalais,
Marine Ecologist

Gulf of Mexico’s Dead Zone
2012 MacArthur Fellow

Kerstin Forsberg

Ocean Planet

Ocean Frontiers

The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship

Roz Savage

Oars for a Cause

Cobi Emery

Pick Up 3 - A short film about ocean and beach pollution. The young film maker comes up with a solution and how you can help.

Kyle Thiermann

Surfing for Change


From "A Very Special Evening on the Oceans" held in April of 2012. The evening featured TEDx talks by writers, scientists, researchers, chefs and aquapreneurs, all discussing the issues of the sea.


Andy Sharpless, Oceana                       

How to Feed  the World & 
Save the Oceans

Edward T. Lu, Astronaut 

Oceans of Robots


Casson Trenor

Sustainable Sushi

Mike Sutton

The Future of Seafood & Our Oceans

Kate Orff

Reviving Rivers with Oysters

Kristina Gjerde

Making Law on the High Seas

Sylvia Earle

TED Prize Wish to Protect Our Oceans

Carl Safina

The Oil Spill's Unseen Culprits, Victims

Dianna Cohen

Tough Truths About Plastic Pollution

Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

Camille Seamen

The Last Iceberg

TED Talk Themes: A Taste of Mission Blue Voyage
April, 2010, Galapagos, Equador


Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

Greg Stone

Saving the Ocean One Island at a Time


Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

Rob Dunbar

Discovering Ancient Climates in Oceans & Ice

Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

Barton Seaver

Sustainable Seafood? Let's Get Smart


Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

Barbara Block

Tagging Tuna in the Deep Ocean


Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

Stephen Palumbi

Following the Mercury Trail


Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

John Delaney

Wiring an Interactive Ocean 

Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

Brian Skerry

Revealing the Ocean's Glory-and Horror 


Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

Edith Widder

Glowing Life in an Underwater World 

Ted Talks 2011 Camille Seaman

Enric Sala

Glimpses of a Pristine Ocean

Jim Toomey                     

Learning from Sherman the Shark


Sound in the Sea (The DOSITS Project)



 The Science of Sound

  Hearing in Marine Fishes
  Marine Mammal Hearing
  Determining Mitigation & Monitoring through the Ecological Risk Assessment Process



Enric Sala

Coral Reef Research

David de Rothschild

The Plastiki Expedition



YOUTUBE-W20's Channel

Hydrothermal Vents How Giant Tube Worms Survive at Hydrothermal Vents
Ocean Observatories Oceanography and Fisheries Department of the University of the Azores

CNN Video

Cancun's Underwater Museum

Paul Young

The Last Ocean Trailer

For the Sea

Plastic & the New Year

Peter Neill

W2O Director Speaks on the Need for Change


Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification

Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst.

In Search of Tricho (Part I)

The Great Whale Conservancy

Saving Valentina

 David Arthur B.

Becoming Myth:
Sea Turtles & Asia


Ocean Content's Channel

 Our Oceans

James Cameron

World Record: Deepest Solo Dive



Climate Central

Watch 131 Years of Global Warming
in 26 Seconds

Live Nature Cams, including their latest: puffins on Seal Island, Maine


Native voices from the frontlines of climate change

Surfing for Change

Great videos to get informed


Jon Bowermaster

Notes From Sea Level:
Great Collection of Video Clips


National Ocean Service

Tracking Marine Debris from the Japanese Tsunami

Climate Reality Project

Many categories to match
your interests


Songs of the Sea Menhaden fishermen, the Northern Neck Chanty Singers, perform traditional songs of the fishing industry of Chesapeake Bay

Thought Bubble

Keystone XL:
Canadians Against the Tar Sands