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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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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 7:00 AM    "Sonora's Forgotten River" Life along the Rio San Miguel has remained relatively unchanged for the last 300 years. David Yetman and Mexican ecologist Alberto Burquez trace the river through Sonora, Mexico, to see how life has adapted to its unpredictable flow. The trip begins in Magdalena de Kino, with a stop at Father Kino's monument, before heading south to the city of Cucurpe. D
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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Sonora's Forgotten River" (PLUS)
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Friday, Nov 16, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape" (PLUS)
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Monday, Nov 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Sea of Cortez: Then and Now" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Navigating A Desert Island" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Marine Sanctuary: Preserving Desert Life" (PLUS)
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Friday, Nov 23, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Finding The Fault In California's Desert" (PLUS)
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Monday, Nov 26, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Chilean Wines: A Way of Life" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Penguins in a Patagonia Desert" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Patagonia's Cultural Trail: From the Coast to the Andes" (PLUS)
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