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The team behind the triple-Emmy Award-winning series "David Attenborough's First Life" return with another wildlife spectacular hosted by the nature veteran. The focus of the series is the Great Barrier Reef, which Attenborough became enthralled with after filming there back in 1957. Revisiting the area once again with the latest camera technology allows the filming crew to capture even the smallest life-forms. Through the use of satellite scanning, the expanse of the world's largest living organism is viewed in all its glory.

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Sir David Attenborough explores what is being done by researchers and scientists to save the Great Barrier Reef.
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David discovers the incredible animals that visit the reef every year.
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Sir David Attenborough descends at night in the state-of-the-art Triton submersible, the first of its kind, to visit the reef; he meets some of the tiny coral animals that built the reef and helped to turn it into an underwater wonderland.
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Behind the scenes of David Attenborough's landmark series in which he visited the Great Barrier Reef. See how Sir David utilized the latest technology to explore the reef.

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