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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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Friday, Jun 7, 2013 - 8:00 AM    "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch" Host David Yetman joins his brother, geologist Dick Yetman, for an exploration of the traces of humans along the Colorado River and Grand Canyon region. They observe sacred salt mines from the boat, visit the intersection of the Little Colorado River with the main river and even enjoy an impromptu canyon concert. The brothers learn the history of rapids - how they got their names, the scales of intensity and spend time with scientists studying the effects of the Glen Canyon Dam on the flora and fauna of the Grand Canyon. D
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Friday, Jun 7, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jun 10, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Pilgrimage to a Party" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jun 14, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Saving Australia's Wild West" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jun 17, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Outpost of the Outback" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 - 8:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jun 20, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
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