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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, Mar 5, 2012 - 3:00 PM
"Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time"
The Yetman brothers continue their trip of exploration through the Grand Canyon, this time focusing on the geology of the canyon and the desert vegetation found along the river. They go plunging through Lava Falls, one of the last big rapids on the Colorado River and watch adults of all ages turn into sprightly kids again while jumping from the edge of a waterfall into a pool below. Two great mysteries about the Grand Canyon are explored in this episode. D
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Monday, Mar 5, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Baja Journeys: Volcanoes/Oceans" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 5, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Baja People: Oases/Mountains" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Pilgrimage to a Party" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Baja Boojums: Bizarre Plants" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 8, 2012 - 7:00 AM "The Driest Desert in the World" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 8, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 9, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Ancient Andean Civilizations" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 9, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Saving Australia's Wild West" (PLUS)
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