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“American Samoa’s Resilient Coral Reefs” goes live today

Giant coral in waters of American Samoa

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A new documentary film from PBS’s Changing Seas, a public television series, will feature the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa and other local resource management partners such as the Department of Marine & Wildlife Resources; Coral Reef Advisory Group; National Park of American Samoa; and the NOAA Tula Observatory.

The film will go live today, July 1, and will be available at this link:

The title of the episode is “American Samoa’s Resilient Coral Reefs” and it is free to watch. The film explores American Samoa’s underwater treasures, with a focus on the resilient corals, including interviews of science experts; and it shares the unique connection between Samoan culture and the ocean.

There will also be an interactive live virtual screening on Tuesday, July 28th at 11a.m. (American Samoa time) where participants can ask questions to a panel of local experts from the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa, American Samoa Coral Reef Advisory Group, and National Park of American Samoa. (Link to RSVP for live virtual screening:

For more information, please contact or call 633-6500.