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Red Sea

Episode 3 of 8

The team explores the remote and unexplored Southern Red Sea, teeming with marine life and home to some of the warmest waters on the planet. They investigate its vibrant coral.

The team explores the remote and unexplored Southern Red Sea, teeming with marine life and home to some of the warmest waters on the planet.

With unique access, expedition leader Paul Rose, environmentalist Philippe Cousteau Jr, maritime archaeologist Dr Lucy Blue and marine biologist and oceanographer Tooni Mahto investigate whether the vibrant coral here can help other coral reefs threatened by global warming.

They dive in one of only two places on Earth you can see a new ocean being born; they explore the wreck of an Italian ship, to find her top secret, deadly cargo; and they uncover archaeological evidence of one of early man's first encounters with the sea.

And Philippe Cousteau Jr has an emotional journey to the remains of an ambitious underwater village established by his grandfather, Jacques Cousteau, in 1963 to discover whether humans could live beneath the waves.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 15 Aug 2018 16:15

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:15

    [nature sounds]

    Healing Box Canyon Gusts of Wind

  • 00:36

    Mischa Mang

    Wissen Oder Sein (Diploma In Musica Capitulum V)

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Paul Rose
Presenter Lucy Blue
Presenter Tooni Mahto
Presenter Phillipe Cousteau
Director Milla Harrison-Hansley
Executive Producer Anne Laking
Series Producer Helen Thomas

Broadcasts

  • Wed 26 Nov 2008 20:00
  • Sat 29 Nov 2008 17:00
  • Wed 17 Dec 2008 01:15
  • Wed 21 Jan 2009 17:00
  • Fri 17 Jul 2009 19:00
  • Sat 24 Mar 2012 18:20
  • Sun 1 Jul 2012 18:00
  • Sat 15 Jun 2013 19:00
  • Sun 16 Jun 2013 02:30
  • Thu 26 Sep 2013 14:45
  • Mon 6 Mar 2017 23:50
  • Wed 15 Aug 2018 16:15

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