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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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Thursday, Feb 7, 2013 - 8:00 AM    "Wines of the Desert" The stereotypical images of Mexico's Baja California include sun- drenched beaches, bizarre spiny plants, and remote dusty pueblos. But Baja is full of surprises. Known for its tequila and cerveza, the country's burgeoning wine industry may someday give these traditional beverages stiff competition as it starts to draw international recognition. D
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Thursday, Feb 7, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 8, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Saving Australia's Wild West" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Outpost of the Outback" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 - 8:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 18, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Desert Treasures" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Amazon Desert" (PLUS)
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