Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean 3D
Some of the world’s most vibrant living communities are hidden from public view in the ocean depths. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) coral reefs support more than 4,000 species of fish and 800 known coral species.
Recently, vast areas of these underwater treasures were protected with the creation of the new Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument surrounding the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean and the designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, the first in the Atlantic Ocean.
A new giant screen film, Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean 3D, provides a unique opportunity to view some of the world’s most amazing marine communities with a SCUBA diving legend. This underwater adventure, narrated by oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, opens at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater in downtown Chattanooga this Friday.
Filmed over three years in vibrant marine communities from the Bahamas to Fiji, this is the first IMAX 3D film directed by Jean-Michel Cousteau. The conservationist chose to focus on the secret world within the ocean that is perhaps the biggest story of all—that the smallest life in the sea is the mightiest force on which we all depend.