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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 3, 2014 - 7:00 AM    "Ecuador's Fog Forest: Mists Over The Desert" Host David Yetman travels to the agrarian community of Loma Alta, Ecuador. This city lives in symbiosis with a cloud forest nature preserve situated in the mountains above the city. Before the area was protected, local residents exploited and decimated the forest with little regard for its ecosystem. D
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Monday, Feb 3, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Ecuador's Fog Forest: Mists Over The Desert" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Hummingbirds: from Desert to Jungle" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Sierra Madre Easter" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 7, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Sonora's Forgotten River" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 10, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 - 7:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 1" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 - 7:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 14, 2014 - 7:00 AM "Beyond The Asphalt Part 1" (PLUS)
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