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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 20, 2013 - 7:00 AM    "Peru's Amazon Desert" Follow host David Yetman and his brother, geologist Dick Yetman, as they descend from 10,000 feet in the Andes Mountains into the heart of the Amazon Desert. Travel by 4x4 down a treacherous one way road through a cloud covered forest. This area hosts hillside agricultural civilizations that continue to harvest the land much as their ancestors have done for hundreds of years. D
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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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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Giants on a Galapagos Island" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Exploring Arizona's Big Empty" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 1, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Tequila: Exploring The Legend" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 4, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Passions of the Pitaya" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Magical Michoacan" (PLUS)
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