Timor Leste From Below

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SubtitlesEnglishMalayStarringAaron GekoskiDirectorWill Foster-Grundy
Unspoilt, raw and magical, Timor-Leste’s marine world is unlike anywhere else on Earth. Cut off from the rest of the world for decades, the waters surrounding this isolated island are one of our ocean’s last frontiers. Many globally endangered species seek refuge in Timor-Leste’s rich and bountiful underwater world including the largest animal to have ever lived, the Blue Whale....
Season 1

10 Episodes
Best Scuba Diving Destination You've Never Heard Ofnow playing
1. Best Scuba Diving Destination You've Never Heard Of
 
Nestled within the Indonesian archipelago, Timor-Leste may be the best dive destination you’ve never heard of. From sandy patches packed full of peculiar critters, spectacular cetacean sightings, and some of the most biodiverse reefs on Earth, from Below Timor-Leste is hard to beat.Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....
Dili and the Dugong: Search for the Siren Sea Cow
2. Dili and the Dugong: Search for the Siren Sea Cow
 
Straight out from the country’s capital, Dili, it’s possible to dive with one of the most charismatic and rarest animals found in the ocean – the dugong. But simply stumbling across a sea cow in a large stretch of ocean is not easy! Bertie heads to dive site Tasitolu to try his luck.Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....
Most Biodiverse Reef on Earth: Atauro Island
3. Most Biodiverse Reef on Earth: Atauro Island
 
A team of biodiversity boffins from Conservation International recently concluded that the coral reefs surrounding Atauro Island may be the richest of anywhere in the world. To put this theory to the test Bertie goes on a mission to photograph all the resident reef fish.Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....
Timor-Leste’s Mermaids
4. Timor-Leste’s Mermaids
 
In a small village in the back of beyond a team of ladies are challenging stereotypes. Taking to the ocean to collect clams, shells and to spear reef fish, Bertie goes to learn more about the Wawata Topu (women divers), the mermaids of Timor-Leste.Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....
Whale and Dolphin Superhighway
5. Whale and Dolphin Superhighway
 
Between Atauro and Dili lies the Ombai Wetar strait, one of the least known and most important migratory routes for cetaceans worldwide. With superpods of dolphins, pilot whales, sperm whales, blue whales and more, this has got to be the best place for whale watching anywhere in the world.Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....
Sperm Whale: Largest Predator on the Planet
6. Sperm Whale: Largest Predator on the Planet
 
Once feared by sailors on the high seas, sperm whales hold a special place in human history. However despite being the largest predator on the planet these ocean giants are greatly misunderstood. Bertie ventures into the waters off Dili, Timor-Leste to try and encounter a real life Moby Dick!Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....
Diving into the Unknown
7. Diving into the Unknown
 
Diving into the Unknown… a scuba diving expedition to Oé-Cusse in Timor-Leste. Heading west into the least explored part of one of the least explored provinces in one of the least explored countries in Asia, Bertie and the … from Below team are on an expedition to find out what it takes to dive where no divers have dived before.Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....
Discovering Dive Sites
8. Discovering Dive Sites
 
After finding their first dive site, Bertie and the…from Below crew of explorers are on a mission to map the uncharted coastline of Oé-Cusse, one dive site at a time.Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....
Crocodile Caller
9. Crocodile Caller
 
An integral part of Timorese folklore, saltwater crocodiles inhabit the island of Timor-Leste in their thousands. Some indigenous elders on the island still revere and communicate with these aquatic beasts, they are known as the croc callers.Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....
Blue Whale
10. Blue Whale
 
In all of time there has never been an animal larger than a blue whale. Bertie and the …from Below team have one simple goal – to swim alongside one of these incredible creatures.Filmed and produced by Scubazoo Images - SE Asias largest and award winning Natural History Production Company....