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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, Mar 9, 2012 - 4:00 PM    "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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Friday, Mar 9, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Ancient Andean Civilizations" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 9, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Saving Australia's Wild West" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 12, 2012 - 8:00 AM "People and Their Prickly Plants" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012 - 8:00 AM "The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 14, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Monumental Dunes" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 15, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Tracks in the Shifting Sand" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 16, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Sea to Sky: Along An Incan Road" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 16, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Outpost of the Outback" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 19, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Canyon of the Condor" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 19, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" (PLUS)
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