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5:00 pm 
Cave People of the Himalaya   Everest climber Pete Athans belays archaeologist Mark Aldenerfer down an 800-foot-cliff to a cave 700 feet down from the top. The two of them are on a mission in the world's highest mountains to find ancient mummies and uncover secrets hidden thousands of years in these cliff-top graves.G

6:00 pm 
Wild!  "In The Company of Moose"  Biologist Vic VanBallenberghe has spent more time living with wild moose than anyone in the world. So much time in fact that he was absent for much of the childhood of his only son. Determined to learn more about the father he hardly knows, Vic's son, documentary filmmaker Jonathan VanBallenberghe, chronicles a season of his father's research at Denali National Park in Alaska and tells the story through his film. While capturing the most extensive, amazing, and up-close HD footage of moose ever caught on film and learning about this majestic animal, Jonathan recognizes the significance of Vic's life work, and a gap is bridged between father and son.G

7:00 pm 
Ribbon of Sand   This film from John Grabowska looks at one of the world's last natural barrier island systems among the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Although the area is protected from commercial development, it is also doomed to change, perhaps disappear.G

7:30 pm 
Sky Island   The volcanic Jemez Mountains of New Mexico rise more than a mile above the surrounding high desert, like an island in the sky. Environmental filmmaker John Grabowska profiles the landscape and humankind's place within it, where the effects of climate change are already transforming the desert and alpine ecosystems. Author and poet N. Scott Momaday and actress Meryl Streep narrate the stunning images of this formation, which encompasses the Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera.G

8:00 pm 
Lonesome George and the Battle for the Galapagos   Known as the loneliest animal on the planet, Lonesome George is the last remaining male of the Pinta Island Galapagos giant tortoise. Scientists have tried to match him to a mate but none have been acceptable. His story is told against the backdrop of the bigger conservation issues faced by the islands.G

9:00 pm 
Himalaya with Michael Palin  "Annapurna to Everest"  In the western part of the Kingdom of Nepal, Michael joins a representative of the British Gurkha in Nepal on a recruiting drive. The boys in a village are tested as they dream of becoming rupee millionaires; the girls hope to spot a future wealthy husband. From there Michael treks up to Annapurna Base Camp on Everest, before leaving the mountains for the capital of Kathmandu where he is blessed by King Gyuenandra at the palace. Part 3 of 6G

10:00 pm 
Cave People of the Himalaya   Everest climber Pete Athans belays archaeologist Mark Aldenerfer down an 800-foot-cliff to a cave 700 feet down from the top. The two of them are on a mission in the world's highest mountains to find ancient mummies and uncover secrets hidden thousands of years in these cliff-top graves.G

11:00 pm 
Wild!  "In The Company of Moose"  Biologist Vic VanBallenberghe has spent more time living with wild moose than anyone in the world. So much time in fact that he was absent for much of the childhood of his only son. Determined to learn more about the father he hardly knows, Vic's son, documentary filmmaker Jonathan VanBallenberghe, chronicles a season of his father's research at Denali National Park in Alaska and tells the story through his film. While capturing the most extensive, amazing, and up-close HD footage of moose ever caught on film and learning about this majestic animal, Jonathan recognizes the significance of Vic's life work, and a gap is bridged between father and son.G

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