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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 The Sea and Me Academy Award-winner Linda Hunt, tells the tale of a spell that causes everyone to forget about the importance of the ocean. Experts discuss the importance of the reef around the region of the Mexican Rivera Maya. (10 of 13)
410 SU 09/07/14 05:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Ray Bandar, A Life with Skulls He's been called "Dr. Bones" and "Reptile Ray." Ray Bandar has been a fixture at the California Academy of Sciences and the beaches around the Bay Area for more than 50 years. An inspiring look is taken at the life of a man who has a special tie to the natural world. (11 of 13)
411 SU 09/14/14 05:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Cascade of Light A group of friends discover perpetual light and the spectacle of arctic life as they follow a river to the Arctic Ocean. They learn that awareness, not crisis, must define relationships with the rest of the natural world, and how the greatest journey is where the land takes us within ourselves. (12 of 13)
412 SU 09/21/14 05:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 The Story of Stuff A fast-paced, fact-filled look is taken at the underside of our production and consumption patterns, exposing the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues. (13 of 13)
413 SU 09/28/14 05:30am 00:26:46 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Second Nature: The Biomimicry Evolution Biomimicry is the science of emulating nature's best ideas to solve human problems. In South Africa, Time magazine "Hero of the Environment" Janine Benyus illustrates how organisms in nature can teach us to be more sustainable engineers, chemists, architects, and business leaders. (1 of 13)
601 SU 10/05/14 05:30am 00:26:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Truck Farm Using green roof technology and heirloom seeds, filmmaker Ian Cheney plants a vegetable garden on the only land he's got: his Granddad's old pickup. Once the mobile garden begins to sprout, folks are trucked across New York to see the city's funkiest urban farms, and to find out if America's largest city can learn to feed itself. (2 of 13)
602 SU 10/12/14 05:30am 00:26:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Brower Youth Awards 2012 Young winners of the 2012 Brower Youth Awards are profiled as their most creative environmental victories are celebrated, such as saving over 89,000 of gallons of water, campaigning for food justice and educating thousands elementary school students about sustainability. (3 of 13)
603 SU 10/19/14 05:30am 00:26:46 - (CC) × ST
36.1 Hope in a Changing Climate It's possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems, to fundamentally improve the lives of people who have been trapped in poverty for generations, and to sequester carbon naturally. A look is taken at how this approach has been achieved on the Loess Plateau, the highland area in north central China. (4 of 13)
604 SU 10/26/14 05:30am 00:26:46 - (CC) × ST