- Number of Discs: 3
- Rated: TV-PG
- Run Time: 3 hours, 14 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: November 6, 2012
- Originally Released: 2012
- Label: Mill Creek Entertainment
Submerge yourself into the Blue Realm! This natural history television series is about amazing creatures of the sea. Utilizing superb High-Definition imagery, engaging stories, and leading marine scientists the series takes viewers on extraordinary journeys of discovery! Danny Mauro has developed and filmed over 100 programs about the marine environment. He began production of his first High-Definition series in 2003, The Blue Realm. The eight-part series began airing in 2004 on Discovery HD Theater, Discovery Canada, Discovery International HD and National Geographic International. The Shark Divers - Sharks are BIG business in adrenaline eco-tourism. And some thrill seekers deliberately pursue close encounters with deadly sharks - without the protection of a cage. The bigger and more dangerous the shark, the better. But have we taken this risky sport too far? Shark Business - Shark Business unravels some of the mysteries surrounding sharks with controversial behaviorist Dr. Erich Ritter. You'll witness divers testing the limits of shark-human interaction outside of cages with dangerous sharks such as lemon, bull and even Great White sharks! Whale Sharks: Gentle Giants - Whale Sharks: Gentle Giants introduces us to this amazing creature through scientists who are racing against time to save the species. Utilizing space-age technology from NASA and the Hubble Telescope, researchers are able to identify, catalogue and track individual sharks. Giants of San Benedicto - You ll travel to the remote Socorro Islands off Mexico's Pacific coast and see breath-taking encounters with enormous manta rays. You're sure to love these majestic giants as you see how they invite human contact, and encourage certain divers to ride them. The film crew also travels to the Bahamas to visit Bubbles, a fifteen foot Manta in the world's largest aquarium, and witness her release back into the ocean.