6 More Ocean-Themed TED Talks

Here are six TED Talks that explain some of the most fascinating phenomena from underwater

1 Asha de Vos: Why you should care about whale poo

Marine biologist Asha de Vos explains why whales are essential for keeping the oceans healthy and stable.


2 FABIAN COUSTEAU: What I learned from spending 31 days underwater

Last year, Fabien Cousteau, grandson of the legendary Jacques-Yves Cousteau, joined a team of scientists and filmmakers on the Mission31. The team spent 31 days in the Acquarius underwater science laboratory off the coast of Florida to study the coral reef and the effects of climate change, acidification, and pollution



3 Peter Tyack: The intriguing sound of marine mammals


Peter Tyack explains how dolphins and whales use sound to communicate across hundreds of miles of ocean


4 Denise Herzing: Could we speak the language of dolphins?

Denise Herzing is another researcher interested in the communication behaviour of wild dolphins. She wonders: Can humans use the dolphins' 'language' to communicate with the animals?



Oceanographer and marine biologist Edith Widder explains how deep sea creatures make their own light to hunting, mating and defend themselves.  



6 James Cameron: Before Avatar ... a curious boy


Hollywood director and deep sea explorer James Cameron tells how diving the world's ocean has influenced his films. 




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