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Chasing Coral (2017)

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Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.

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Jeff Orlowski
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Credited cast:
Andrew Ackerman Andrew Ackerman ... Himself
Pim Bongaerts Pim Bongaerts ... Himself - Additional Featured Scientist
Neal Cantin Neal Cantin ... Himself - Additional Featured Scientist
Phil Dustan Phil Dustan ... Himself - Scientific Advisor
Mark Eakin Mark Eakin ... Himself - Chief Scientific Advisor
Ruth Gates Ruth Gates ... Herself - Scientific Advisor
Manuel González-Rivero Manuel González-Rivero ... Himself - Additional Featured Scientist
Ove Hoegh-Guldberg Ove Hoegh-Guldberg ... Himself - Chief Scientific Advisor
Joanie Kleypas Joanie Kleypas ... Herself - Scientific Advisor
Justin Marshall Justin Marshall ... Himself - Scientific Advisor
Trevor Mendelow Trevor Mendelow ... Himself
Rupert Ormond Rupert Ormond ... Himself - Additional Featured Scientist
James Porter James Porter ... Himself - Scientific Advisor
Morgan Pratchett Morgan Pratchett ... Himself - Additional Featured Scientist
Zackery Rago ... Himself
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Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.

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14 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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En busca del coral See more »

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One of the 15 Feature Documentaries shortlisted for the 2018 Academy Awards nominations. See more »

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Written by Dan Romer and Teddy Geiger
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Let's just destroy everything on this planet and just don't do anything about it.
16 June 2018 | by deloudelouvainSee all my reviews

Chasing Coral should be an eye opener for everybody, but that would only work if everybody watched it, especially influent people that have to take big decisions. For people that continue to deny global warming is going on. Unfortunately those influent people, like are so-called 'world leaders', could not care less about all this, because greed, destruction and world domination is their only goal in life. The documentary starts slow, with some good footage but also some blurry archive footage. It's all interesting to watch though. But the best part, if I can say best in this case, is the ending, and i's not that colorful anymore. We, the humans, the so-called smartest specie on earth, are in fact the parasites of our planet, destroying everything at high speed. If the coral reefs are bleaching it's all our fault, and if this eco system dies in the next decades it will be our fault as well. The end of the documentary wants to give us a bit of hope, but honestly I don't believe in it. We are doomed to go from bad to worse, as greed and selfishness are the only goals of us humans. So Chasing Coral is a good documentary, but a sad and emotional one. It should be mandatory in schools or for everybody to see, so that maybe we would change our attitude, but that's just wishful thinking. The future generations will pay the price for our neglect and destruction of our once lovely planet.


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