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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 8, 2013 - 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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Friday, Mar 8, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Ecuador's Fog Forest: Mists Over The Desert" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 11, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Hummingbirds: from Desert to Jungle" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Sierra Madre Easter" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 14, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Sonora's Forgotten River" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 15, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 18, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 - 7:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 1" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 - 7:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 21, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Beyond The Asphalt Part 1" (PLUS)
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