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Our diverse projects reach millions internationally with the dramatic story of what is happening to our planet, delivering a hopeful message that we still have the time and means to safeguard our future. They vividly highlight why the issues matter and instill wonder and respect for the world around us. And they inspire greater public and decisionmaker involvement, equipping audiences with tools to make informed decisions based on sound science.

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Strange Days on Planet EartH - SEASON TWO

Sea Studios Foundation and Academy award nominee Edward Norton, join forces for another fast-paced season of National Geographic’s Strange Days on Planet Earth with a focus on our changing world ocean and increasingly threatened water supplies. Learn More 

Strange Days on Planet EartH - SEASON ONE

An award-winning initiative with National Geographic that raises public understanding about how individuals are interconnected to our planet’s life systems. Hosted by actor Edward Norton, Learn More 


Strange Days on Planet Earth is coming to an iPod near you! Follow, actor Edward Norton as he hosts a series of pod-sized investigations. Learn More 


Crossing political divides and facing huge hurdles, people are coming together to forge climate solutions in the places they know best -- their own cities and home state. Learn More 

Ahead of the Curve: Business Responds to Climate Change

A 12-minute film, supported by The Rockefeller Brothers Fund and The Relations Foundation, that will highlight the multiple reasons that are motivating U.S. business leaders to undertake climate-friendly action. Learn More 
once upon a tide

once upon a tide

A partnership with The Center for Health and Global Environment at Harvard Medical School to produce a live animation film that inspires people to reconnect with the ocean. Learn More  
coral connectins

Coral Connections

A 15 minute film and initiative that underscores the effects of uncontrolled development and personal behavior on the local society of the Mexican Riviera Maya, and seizes special opportunities to augment existing efforts to protect the Mesoamerican Reef.
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The Shape of Life

An eight-hour series produced with National Geographic on evolution of the animal kingdom and animal biodiversity, honored for combining science-based content with style, storytelling, pioneering underwater filmmaking. Learn More 

An Ocean Legacy

A 12-minute film, hosted by the Honorable Leon Panetta, that helped in 2006 to inspire Californians to support a bold network of marine protected areas for Central California. Learn More 

Oceans in Glass for Nature

A behind-the-scenes look at the Monterey Bay Aquarium—one of the world's leading centers for marine research and a marvel of engineering and biology—produced for the PBS Nature series in 2006. Learn More  

panama at a crossroads

A short film, produced with Albatros Media, prepared for a 2006 conference at which Panamanian civil society and business leaders explored their positive visions for Panama’s future.

Live Events to Engage the Public: A Study

This pioneering study with Yale University, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the New York Aquarium, and the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum is exploring whether certain types of discussion formats at live public events can raise the likelihood that participants undertake actions that contribute to viable solutions.


Sea Studios Foundation initiatives receive the generous support and commitment of The David & Lucile Packard Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, Vulcan Productions, Panasonic, Apple Computer, Ford Motor Company, The Tiffany & Co. Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and other partners.