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Air Date: Wed, Jun 10, 2020 8:00 PM
A filmmaker investigates his traumatic encounter with a 30-ton humpback whale that breached and almost landed on him while he was kayaking. What he discovers raises far bigger questions about humans’ relationship with whales and their future.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 16, 2019 10:00 PM
As the urban world grows, animals are displaced from land that belonged to them. From herons to humpback whales, follow the captivating stories of wild survivors.
Air Date: Wed, Sep 5, 2018 8:00 PM
Learn the value of teamwork among animal partners, even ones as odd as hippo and fish. Sea and land animals collaborate using brainpower to solve complex problems and stay alive.
Air Date: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 10:00 PM
On the isolated Faroe Islands, the longtime whale-hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened by dangerously high mercury levels in whale meat, and anti-whaling activists.
Air Date: Sun, Aug 28, 2016 10:00 PM
Investigate the problems facing a unique population of polar bears due to climate change. At the heart is an extraordinary event: the annual gathering of up to 80 polar bears on Barter Island in the Arctic Ocean each September.
Air Date: Wed, Sep 2, 2015 8:00 PM
Big Blue Live Mon., Aug. 31, 2:00 pm, encore at 8:00 pm Tues., Sept. 1, 2:00 pm, encore at 8:00 pm Wed., Sept.