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Off The Grid

Off The Grid
Thoreau said that if an emergency struck, a man should be able to leave his home with nothing more than the clothing on his back and feel like he left nothing behind. Self sufficiency is almost impossible to obtain in modern society. Did you know there’s a dream that still prevails now as strongly as it did in 1882 when Thoreau wrote Walden? It’s that of a return to the wild. This is not the story... 
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Great Natural Wonders of the World

Great Natural Wonders of the World
The earth is indeed an extraordinary planet, and not just because of the almost infinitely variety of life that is supports, its very fabric – the land itself – is marvelously varied and impressive. In this program, we’re going on a global journey in search of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Long ago, the surface of the earth was born a fire. This was the raw material from which the... 
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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park is one of the United States’ oldest national parks and is located in Arizona. Within the park lies the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, considered to be one of the major natural wonders of the world. The park covers 1,902 mi² (4927 km²) of unincorporated area in Coconino County and Mohave County. This is nature’s most awesome sculpture, carved by the mighty... 
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The Last Lions of India

The Last Lions of India
This documentary is about Asiatic lions, which are completely different from African lions in both appearance and behavior but are thriving in India. Their refuge is the Gir forest in Gujarat, and in the last 100 years their numbers have grown from 20 to over 300. These lions are now spreading out beyond the protection of the National Park, reclaiming lost territory and colonizing new habitats. It’s... 
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The Elephant: Life after Death

The Elephant: Life after Death
Elephants can live for 70 years. But what happens when one of these magnificent beasts dies in the wild? This stunning film turns normal wildlife documentaries on their head to find out what happens after death, as a five-tonne adult elephant is transformed into six million calories worth of fat, meat and guts, feeding a whole new cycle of life. The documentary gives scientists the chance to watch... 
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Incredible Human Machine

Incredible Human Machine
Incredible Human Machine takes viewers on a two-hour journey through an ordinary, and extraordinary, day in the life of the human machine. With stunning high-definition footage, radical scientific advances and powerful firsthand accounts, Incredible Human Machine plunges deep into the routine marvels of the human body. Through 10,000 blinks of an eye, 20,000 breaths of air and 100,000 beats of the... 
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Nova: Everest – The Death Zone

Nova: Everest – The Death Zone
“Because it is there” is the reason so many men and women have risked death to climb Mount Everest, the tallest mountain on earth.NOVA follows a scientific investigation of high-altitude physiology inEverest: The Death Zone, which examines the biological and psychological changes experienced by a group of climbers during their ascent. Jodie Foster’s narration accompanies the team as the NOVA... 
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Living with Us

Living with Us
Bronwen Parker-Rhodes’ captivating new documentary Living With Us examines the special relationship between animals and their trainers, offering a touching glimpse at their unique and close bond. Unobtrusively shot, the film closely observes three trainers conditioning animals’ behavioral patterns with patience, skill and sensitivity. Much more than just watching the wild things being coached... 
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