Season 16

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Giants on a Galapagos Island

This program visits one of the few inhabited islands in the Galapagos.

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Giants on a Galapagos Island

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Of Drought and Fire

We explore the link between drought and fire in the desert southwest.

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Of Drought and Fire

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Medieval Drought in the Southwest

Between roughly 900-1260 AD there was a massive drought that severely impacted the region.

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Medieval Drought in the Southwest

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The People of Peru’s Cloud Forest

The crew treks to Kuélap to find the archeological ruins of the Chachapoyas.

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The People of Peru’s Cloud Forest

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Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru

We survey some enormous adobe pyramids that still tower over the Peruvian countryside.

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Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru

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Peru’s Amazon Desert

We descend 10,000 feet in the Andes Mountains into the heart of the Amazon Desert.

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Peru’s Amazon Desert

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Desert Treasures

The desert can yield a bounty of treasures, and we go in search of them all.

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Desert Treasures

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Cruising on the “Mother Road”

David Yetman and ecologist Yar Petryszyn cruise through the second half of Route 66.

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Cruising on the “Mother Road”

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Kickin’ West on Route 66

David Yetman and his guest, ecologist Yar Petryszyn, travel historic Route 66.

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Kickin’ West on Route 66

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On the Trail of a Living Fossil

We trek from Utah to Mexico in search of desert tortoises.

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On the Trail of a Living Fossil

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Mending Australia’s Ancient Forest

We visit Albany, Australia to get a look at the restoration project, Gondwana Link.

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Mending Australia’s Ancient Forest

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Outpost of the Outback

We explore Alice Springs, Australia, a one of a kind conservation site and tourist mecca.

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Outpost of the Outback

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Saving Australia's Wild West

We head down under to investigate an ecological jewel in Australia.

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Saving Australia's Wild West