Jellyfish Rule!
No brains, no backbone, no problem! 600 million years ago jellyfish ruled the oceans. Now these mysterious and magnificent creatures may be taking over the oceans once again. Only this time, they’re doing it with our help.
Thursday, April 2 at 8 PM
Volunteers Unleashed
Going overseas with good intentions, does not guarantee good will be done. A look at 'voluntourism' - the fastest growing and most controversial travel sector.
Thursday, April 2 at 9 PM
Busting The Berlin Wall
Daredevil escape stories and amazing CGI dramatize the dangerous risks people took to 'bust' through the Berlin Wall to escape East Germany.
Saturday, April 4 at 10 AM ET/PT
Antarctica: A Year on Ice
A visually stunning film that lets you experience what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, while enduring months of darkness in the harshest place on Earth.
Sunday, April 5 at 9 PM ET

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The Nature of Things

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The Passionate Eye

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A Bowlful of ... Jellyfish?

As they take over our oceans, we'll be seeing jellyfish on the menu more often.

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Do’s and Don’t of Voluntouring

Planning to help out overseas? Here's a few things you should consider before you go.

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Secrets of the Great Bear Forest

Jeff Turner and his family take their camera and explore the water environment around and under the Great Bear Forest, a crucial key to the island's biodiversity.

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Imagine a World without Birdsong

Changes in our world have brought catastrophe to theirs. Soon the skies may be silent. See how dramatically songbird populations have declined in the last 40 years.

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Timeline: The Vietnam War

From the Geneva accords in 1954 to the fall of Saigon over twenty years ago, a look at the key events of the '10,000' day war.

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The Great Human Odyssey

Getting to bird island. A scene that was two years in the making. It wasn't your average egg hunt.

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