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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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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 - 7:00 AM    "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" Near Albany, in Southwestern Australia, Australians are trying to piece together the remains of fractured habitats that were destroyed beginning right after World War II. From the woodlands of the drier interior to the tall wet forests in the far south-west corner, host David Yetman gets a first hand look at this ambitious project called Gondwana Link. The evolutionary process moves quickly in this environment, and new hybrids and species are discovered almost every week. D
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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 - 7:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 18, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Desert Treasures" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Peru's Amazon Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 7:00 AM "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 25, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Medieval Drought in the Southwest" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Of Drought and Fire" (PLUS)
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