In a world first in television, Sky News has broadcast live news bulletins from under the sea to draw attention to the plight of the oceans.Working with the Seychelles government and ocean research institute Nekton, we were granted rare access to Aldabra, one of the Earth’s most heavily protected coral atolls. In submarines specially kitted out with live cameras, we explored a world 300 metres below the waves.Here is a timeline from the daily blog we updated throughout the exploration. Advertisement By Thomas Moore, science correspondent Deep Ocean Live: The last day Our oceans are worth fighting for Until I learned to scuba dive I had little idea of what was happening below the waves.On holiday everything looks perfect. Sea lapping against the shore. A book in hand.But when you do dive you often see the impact of human activity on the ocean.Coral bleached because of climate change, reefs smashed by boat anchors, waters that have been fished out by trawlers and plastic drifting in current.With Deep Ocean Live we’ve taken you down into the deep, down into the unexplored twilight zone. We’ve shown you the glory of the ocean in a remote part of the Indian Ocean – broadcasting… Read full this story
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