Water Life

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  • 2010
  • 1 Season
  • 5.3  (112)

Water Life is a documentary about the eco-system water life that aired on the Discovery Channel and BBC in 2010. The documentary focused on the eco-system life of the Great Lakes. During the show, the production focused specifically on the water system between Lake Superior and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Scientists were looking in detail about the water life among the fishes and the healthy drinking water levels for its residents who lives near the Great Lakes. The documentary also focuses on the risks of pollution and toxics in the water system and ways to avoid it. Water Life is a documentary that focuses on the importance of water life and how its important to preserve the environment.

Water Life is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (21 episodes). The series first aired on February 9, 2010.

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The Frontier of the Sea
26. The Frontier of the Sea
February 8, 2011
For many creatures, life is no day at the beach! This often-hostile frontier between land and sea is an essential stopping place for penguins, land crabs, elephant seals, hermit crabs, sandpipers, and other creatures to feed, rest, mate, and breed.
Extreme Water
25. Extreme Water
February 8, 2011
Salt mines, salt flats, and salt marshes would seem inhospitable, but these strange and solitary places, with their otherworldly landscapes, are home to genuinely tough creatures that have adapted to living in water with high levels of salinity.
Uncertain Water
24. Uncertain Water
September 1, 2009
The golden toad, the first animal to become extinct due to global warming, is a ghastly symbol of climate change. Around the world, there is alarming evidence that the overheating of the atmosphere is impacting the water cycle.
Water's Pulse
23. Water's Pulse
September 1, 2009
Pollution, uncontrolled fishing, and other factors are having a devastating impact on ecosystems. As rainforests, rivers, seas, and wetlands are imperiled, so is the very existence of the species that inhabit them.
Underwater City
21. Underwater City
September 1, 2009
Stunning cinematography captures the extraordinary beauty of coral reefs. Millions of polyps construct these vast submerged cities of coral, where resourceful animals have developed ingenious survival strategies to avoid prowling predators.
Under the Sea
19. Under the Sea
September 1, 2009
The sea hides creatures that defy the imagination. Their existence depends on seabeds. Explore this little-known world, and discover the survival secrets of starfish, sea urchins, and swarms of catfish.
On the Seaside
18. On the Seaside
September 1, 2009
Life can be rocky on coastlines pounded by the sea. Amazing communities of creatures whose lives are ruled by the relentless changing tides live clinging to the rocks, or seeking refuge in its crevasses.
Soup of Life
16. Soup of Life
June 4, 2011
Water Life captures extraordinary locations and intimate animal behavior never before seen on film.
Kingdom of Tides
15. Kingdom of Tides
September 1, 2009
Estuaries have the capacity to provide food for billions of living beings. Its mix of fresh and salt water creates a rich cocktail for diverse creatures whose lives are dependent on the tides that transform the landscape.
Jungle Water
14. Jungle Water
May 21, 2011
Water Life captures extraordinary locations and intimate animal behavior never before seen on film.
The Big Blue
12. The Big Blue
February 8, 2011
The open sea is the largest ecosystem, and also the least known. It would take up to ten centuries of intensive work to inventory the awe-inspiring marine species to be found here.
In Sight of the Coast
11. In Sight of the Coast
February 8, 2011
For many creatures, there is no better place on Earth than cliffs. The sea shapes the cliffs and creates a landscape whose nooks and crannies serve as refuge. But here, competition for space can be ferocious.
Protective Water
10. Protective Water
September 1, 2009
Snow and ice put plants and animals to the supreme test. Witness the remarkable ways in which they adapt to the changing seasons, and marvel at their ability to survive in the harshest environments.
Water's Skin
9. Water's Skin
September 1, 2009
Experience life on the precarious boundary between the liquid world and the world above water. Here on the water's surface are ecological dramas worthy of the best playwrights. Strange communities are formed on top of this quivering film of water that plays a key role in the lives of many plants and animals.
Useful Water
8. Useful Water
September 1, 2009
There is more liquid stored under our feet than is contained in all the lakes and rivers in the world. This eye-opening program explores the fundamental and surprising ecosystems found in wells and troughs that offer refuge, protection, and food for a vast array of species.
Dark Water
7. Dark Water
September 1, 2009
This program is a spellbinding portrait of water as master sculptor. From rocky mountain tops, to unexplored cavernous labyrinths, discover some of water's masterpieces, and meet the diverse and astonishing creatures that live in these challenging environments.
The Soup of Life
6. The Soup of Life
September 1, 2009
Freshwater ecosystems barely make up 1% of the Earth's surface, but 40% of the world species live here. There is non-stop drama in the calm and dense waters of the wetlands, beginning with algae that are the basis for a remarkably active food chain.
The Quiet Flow
5. The Quiet Flow
September 1, 2009
Rivers are a force of nature. This program explores one of the most varied and diverse ecosystems on the planet, where birds form mating colonies, trees disseminate their fruits to conquer new territories, and predators take cover to stalk their unsuspecting prey.
The Wandering Water
3. The Wandering Water
February 8, 2011
This fascinating program follows water, the messenger of life, on its never-ending journey. Stunning cinematography captures the water cycle in all its phases, revealing water's many surprising faces and the astonishing ecosystems it creates.
Liquid Roads
2. Liquid Roads
February 8, 2011
Even in small quantities, water holds big surprises. Streams, gullies, and brooks are humble, yet extraordinary universes teeming with intense and vibrant life.
A World of Water
1. A World of Water
February 9, 2010
Dive into the Blue Planet and discover amazing and diverse worlds brimming with color and life. From tropical rainforests to coral reefs, miraculous and mysterious water holds the secrets to life on Earth in every drop.
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Water Life is available for streaming on the Questar website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Water Life on demand at Hoopla and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    February 9, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    5.3  (112)