First Census of Marine Life Embargoed Video

Video for the Embargoed First Census 2010 Press Release


Embargo: For use after 08:30 EDT, 12:30 GMT, Monday, 4 October 2010

Census of Marine Life videos co-produced with National Geographic -- Media may use all video without further permission required


B-Roll Footage

Census of Marine Life B-Roll Video (14:36)

B-roll divided into the following sections: Scientists at work (4:22), Beauty shots (3:19), Marine Life— zooplankton, microbes, bottom critters, and others (3:03), and Arctic and Antarctic expeditions (3:43); plus intro, credits, and closing.

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B-Roll Annotation
Posted on 4 October 2010 at 12:30 GMT

News Conference and Panel Introductions

Life Below The Waves (05:28)

A little more than five minutes of beautifully shot footage of a variety of marine life with intermittent “Census of Marine Life” text on the screen in multiple languages.

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Making Ocean Life Count: News Conference Overview (03:26)

A fast-paced overview of the many scientific achievements of the first Census of Marine Life 2000-2010, and its contribution to what is known about marine life –past, present, and future.

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Panel Overview 1: Past, Present, and Future (02:24)

A visual celebration of species that depicts what Census scientists learned about the past, present, and future of marine life.

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Panel Overview 2: Tools and Technology (3:02)

A graphic report on the tools and technologies employed to conduct the first-ever global Census of Marine Life, including everything from sophisticated deep-water submersibles to revolutionary barcoding techniques and much in between.

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Panel Overview 3: The Census's Legacy (02:29)

A review of the Census’s impact on marine science, informing policy, and creating networks of people who share ideas, techniques, and data about marine life around the globe and how these can serve to protect and preserve marine life in the global ocean.

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Posted as they become available

News Conference and Panel Presentations

(For details and bios, see News Conference Program)

News Conference and Q&A

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Panel A—Diversity, Distribution & Abundance—Past, Present & Future

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Pane B—Tools & Techniques and the People Who Use Them

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Panel C—The Census Legacy

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Posted on 4 October 2010 at 12:30 GMT

Background Videos

All three background videos include music but no voice-over narration; explanation is provided via text. Each video is available with English, Spanish, German and French text. Also, each video is provided in full length (2-4 minutes), 60-second, 30-second, and 15-second versions.

A Journey Through the Habitats

An introduction to the various ocean realms explored by Census of Marine Life scientists.

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Forces of Change

An overview of the forces changing the ocean, and humanity’s relationship to it.

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Tools and Technologies

An overview of the various tools and technologies Census of Marine Life scientists used to explore the ocean.

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Posted on 6 October 2010 at 20:00 GMT

Music Video

“Look To The Sea” Music Video Animation

A Census-inspired song by singer/composer Maryann Camilleri, musician Jerry Harrison (formerly of the Talking Heads), and engineer David Dennison (responsible for numerous recordings of Jerry Garcia), with accompanying video produced by National Geographic Television/Digital Studio.

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