Geography


Restoring Paradise: An American Story 156 min.

Just 25 miles off the coast of Los Angeles, the Channel Islands are a paradise that was found, lost, and, in an ecological battle, regained. In a time machine journey alongside scientists involved in their salvation, we come to understand how this tiny group of islands has become a crucible for the reshaping of our relationship with nature.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Restoring Paradise: An American Story—Episode 1 52 min.

Arriving at the islands 13,000 years ago, the Chumash people discovered a true paradise. Life was so abundant, both on land and in the sea, it made it seem like resources were infinite. That is, until the first European colonists came to settle.

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Restoring Paradise: An American Story—Episode 2 54 min.

Disrupting the natural equilibrium of this paradise, successive waves of settlers and visitors used the islands for cattle farming, a vacation destination for the Hollywood elite, and, during World War II, a military base. Pristine nature was turned into a vast wasteland.

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Restoring Paradise: An American Story—Episode 3 54 min.

After centuries of intense exploitation, the marine and terrestrial ecosystems of the islands had been devastated. To bring back the paradise once lost, a massive restoration plan was designed. But it is subject to many controversies.

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Climbing Everest VR 12 min.

From Base Camp to the summit, Climbing Everest is an unparalleled experience of one of the world’s toughest challenges. Braving snow storms, frostbite and altitude sickness, Noel and his team set out on a stunning but heart-stopping climb in an unforgettable Virtual Reality ascent.

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The Central Heartland 53 min.

In Central Thailand's forests, fertile plains and even city streets, nature finds a way of living alongside people. This bustling region is known as the nation's rice bowl, but even here there are magical places to be found, where time seems to have stood still. Spirituality is often the key to understanding Central Thailand's harmonious relationship with nature. Away from the skyscrapers of Bangk...

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The Mysterious North 51 min.

In the jungles of Phu Khieo live some unusual primates. Phayre's leaf monkeys live up to their name, eating the leaves of around a hundred different types of plant.

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The Secrets of the South 52 min.

Southern Thailand is the Thailand we think we all know. It's a place both of spectacular natural beauty and of wild parties, but behind this well-known image is also a place of unexpected surprise where spirituality pervades every bit of life. For the animals that live here, this is a natural wonderland.

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Wild Thailand 180 min.

Go beyond Thailand’s beaches. Wild Thailand reveals a sacred kingdom of awe-inspiring beauty. It takes in the towering limestone cliffs, the paddy fields, the hidden temples and the teeming city of Bangkok before visiting the forests of the north. Each episode is packed with wildlife. While full-moon parties get underway on the beaches of Ko Pha-Ngan, a dazzling light show takes place on the islan...

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Steve Backshall's Extreme River Challenge 100 min.

The remote Indonesian province of Papua is home to the Baliem River, a wild waterway of epic rapids. No one has ever dared navigate the full length of the river. Until now. In a world first, Steve Backshall takes on the toughest challenge of his career: a complete descent of the Baliem. Along the journey, Steve infiltrates a notorious cannibal tribe, attempts to trap one of the world’s biggest sal...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017