A world without the ocean, is a world without us.
Synopsis: Watch Mission Blue, a documentary featuring legendary oceanographer and marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle. Mission Blue is part action-adventure, part account of an ecological disaster
More than 100 scientists and activists gather in the Galapagos Islands to help Dr. Earle’s with her lifelong wish – a global network of marine protected areas. Like underwater national parks, a marine protected area helps protect the natural systems that keep humans alive.
As the expedition ends, the Deep Water Horizon oil well explodes. With oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, Sylvia and an environmental dream team race around the world trying to defend her ‘Hope Spots’.
Awards: Mission Blue won the 2015 News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Editing for Documentary and Long Form.
Director: Robert Nixon, Fisher Stevens
Starring: Sylvia Earle, Barbara Block, James Cameron, Michael deGruy
Duration: 1hr 35min / Released: 2014 / Suitability: PG
How to watch:
- Stream now on Netflix
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