- Additional Details
- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 4
- Run Time: 225 Minutes
- Region: 1
- Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
- Language: English
- Studio: Topics Entertainment
- DVD Release Date: August 11, 2009
- Genre: Documentary
Voyage beyond the blue into the darkest corners to explore Ocean Drifters, and journey to exotic places for colorful creatures among coral reefs in Jewels of the Caribbean Sea.
Then, dive deep into the world of the largest animals on Earth, The Great Whales, and in Surviving Paradise: Hawaiian Monk Seals; find out what’s causing one of the world’s most ancient species to disappear.
DVD 1: Ocean Drifters
Plunge into the darkness where millions of mysterious sea creatures, from tiny plankton to sea turtles, squids and enormous sharks, spend their entire lives adrift, circling the planet on currents that carry them as far as 100 miles a day.
Go on a mysterious voyage beneath the waves with special cameras that capture rare footage of the strange and beautiful world of Ocean Drifters.
- DVD 2: Jewels of the Caribbean Sea
Dive with Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Howard Hall for a spectacular view of underwater wildlife in the Caribbean you can’t see anywhere else.
Explore the behaviors of the beautiful marine creatures living in coral reefs and swaying fields of sea grass off the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas, St. Croix, Dominica and Belize.
Using special breathing technology, Hall stays under water for extremely long periods of time to capture never-before seen behaviors of the Jewels of the Caribbean Sea.
- DVD 3: The Great Whales
Whales are one of the most magical, captivating and largest animals on the planet with some species weighing in at more than 150 tons!
Join scientists and conservationists as they study and document these ocean giants, their complex communication methods and mind-boggling migratory patterns.
Go below the surface to swim alongside killer, pilot and humpback whales in their natural environment, and find out how captive whales teach us more about the majestic species that was once feared and hunted to near extinction. It’s a breath-taking up-close look at The Great Whales.
- DVD 4: Surviving Paradise: Hawaiian Monk Seals
Travel to Hawaii where there is an ancient species fighting for its life. After remaining nearly unchanged for 15 million years, the Hawaiian monk seal is now one of Earth s most endangered creatures.
Join a team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association as they brave the ocean depths with the help of Crittercam to find out what is killing these extraordinary marine animals and why the Hawaiian monk seal is having trouble Surviving Paradise.