The Nature of Things | Season 2012-2013, Episode 1 | Jan 14, 2013 | 0:30

    Zapped: the buzz about mosquitoes Promo

    The story of our ongoing struggle to conquer a little insect that is both delicate and deadly.

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    The Nature of Things - Exercise for Chimps - Safe Haven for ChimpsFeb 24, 2015 | 2:57The Nature of Things Exercise for Chimps - Safe Haven for Chimps Video
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    The Nature of Things Bedouin Journey - the Great Human Odyssey Feb 26, 2015 | 8:45Late in the final stages of editing "The Great Human Odyssey", Director Niobe Thompson and Editor Brenda Terning realized the series lacked a little je ne sais quoi... So, they gathered the crew together for a reunion tour in the Arabian Desert. And it just so happened, they were filming in the footsteps of David Lean and Lawrence of Arabia. Have a look at this making-of, and see how the Bedouin brew their coffee.

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