Titanic discoverer says ship’s wreckage site being destroyed by tourists; how he plans to save it...

The man who first discovered the Titanic wreckage says tourists visiting the site are destroying the remains of the ship's hull.

"They are loving the Titanic to death," oceanographer Robert Ballard said during an interview with Stephen Colbert.

Ballard is using the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking to bring attention to what he says is the unnecessary destruction of the historic site...

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'Secrets of the Titanic'

The National Geographic Original Special:

Join Dr. Robert Ballard on the 20th century's most celebrated underwater discovery - the RMS Titanic

Please note ~ there is a special epilogue interview with Robert Ballard at the end.

running time 108:16