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The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world. Much more than a nature documentary, THE DESERT SPEAKS presents stories about the people, cultures, plants, animals and geological features encountered on travel adventures in deserts near and far away. Host David Yetman is a research scientist at the University of Arizona's Southwest Center and is a nationally known author and accomplished photographer who specializes in the plants, geography and people of northwestern Mexico. Using boats, bikes and burros, Yetman takes viewers from Bolivia to Baja California, bringing his boundless enthusiasm, energy and knowledge to . . .

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Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 - 8:00 AM
"The Driest Desert in the World"
The Pan-American Highway stretches thousands of miles from Alaska to the southern tip of Chile and includes a jaunt through the extremely arid coastal desert of Peru. From Peru's capital city of Lima, hit the road on an adventure through this "driest desert in the world." The first stop is the Ballestas Islands 15 miles off the coast and home to a rich array of marine life. D
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Friday, Feb 28, 2014 - 8:00 AM "People and Their Prickly Plants" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 3, 2014 - 8:00 AM "The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Monumental Dunes" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Tracks in the Shifting Sand" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Sea to Sky: Along An Incan Road" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 7, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Canyon of the Condor" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 10, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Desolation Canyon River Journey" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Living Traditions of the Tohono O'Odham" (PLUS)
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