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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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Monday, Feb 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM    "Saving Australia's Wild West" When the Australian Wildlife Conservancy bought over 800,000 acres of a former cattle ranch for biodiversity conservation it created an ecological jewel that now attracts scientists from all over the world. The Desert Speaks heads down under to investigate the area that hopes to prove that aggressive management based on nature can restore the land. Host David Yetman hops on a plane to navigate his way into the former ranch known as Mornington Station. D
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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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Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 - 8:00 AM "Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 8:00 AM "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest" (PLUS)
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