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Saving The Ocean

Two thirds of the globe is ocean. And while most people are just starting to hear about problems with overfishing, pollution, coral reef troubles and other issues, a far-flung group of unsung heroes --marine biologists, fisheries scientists, and conservationists worldwide -- are already hard at work inventing, devising and implementing solutions. By focusing on those solutions, the series helps viewers understand both what the problems are and the vision forward.

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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 7:30 AM    "The Sacred Island" In the second episode, host Carl Safina travels to the island of Pemba, part of the Zanzibar chain off the East African coast, to discover a remarkable story of local villages winning control over their vital fishing grounds. Once threatened by resort development, Pemba's pristine reefs and lagoons are now managed by, and for, the fishermen. Carl fishes with the locals in traditional dhows and dugout canoes, and meets the influential Imams whose sermons explained how the Koran requires good stewardship of the world and its resources. D
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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Shark Reef" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 7:30 AM "The Sacred Island" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 6:00 PM "Shark Reef" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 6:30 PM "The Sacred Island" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Shark Reef" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 - 11:30 PM "The Sacred Island" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Shark Reef" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 - 3:30 AM "The Sacred Island" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Destination Baja" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 - 7:30 AM "Swordfish!, Part 1" (WORLD)
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