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The National Rising sea levels will put U.S. homes at risk in near future

The Union of Concerned Scientists says more than 310,000 existing homes are projected to be at risk of flooding every two weeks by 2045. The National visited one coastal community to see how it's dealing with the problem.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2018

The Nature of Things Ice Bridge

It is widely believed that the first migrants to North America arrived approximately 14,000 years ago, having trekked across a land bridge spanning the Bering Strait from Siberia to Alaska. However, extraordinary new evidence supports an explosive new theory of another trip to the New World. A group of international scientists believe they have discovered evidence to prove that an ...
  • 2017
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/05/2018

Master of Disaster Avalanche

In the 2007-2008 winter season alone, 52 people died in avalanches in the U.S. and Canada, and more than double that number worldwide. As more and more people head into to unpatrolled backcountry, these numbers are on the rise. In this episode, Tim Samaras will bring his expertise and tools to try and measure the forces inside an avalanche – ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2017

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National Geographic Documentaries When Continents Collide

Three million years ago, the rise of the Panamanian land bridge connected the American continents and unleashed an astonishing animal encounter. The emergence of the narrow, 400-mile-long Isthmus of Panama is one of the most important events in Earth’s history – and one of the least understood. In this show, we reveal the story of how the area comprising the ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2017

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Alaska Wing Men Fire Fight

The arrival of summer brings drastic change to Alaska and our pilots, as they cater to seasonal tourists, fight wildfires and access the tallest peak in North America.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2017

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Alaska Wing Men Grizzly 911

When it comes to wilderness and adventure, Alaska is often referred to as the "last frontier." Because most of the state is untamed and inaccessible by car, those eager to venture into its wild will need to rely on a competent bush pilot to get them there... and back. Keller spends his days flying tourists, hunters and fishermen to some ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2017

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The Nature of Things Running on Empty

Forget Disneyland, Silicon Valley and Hollywood. Get ready to see a very different California. A drought of historic proportions and the hottest year ever recorded have compelled California to impose unprecedented water consumption reductions. Where did all the water go? Who's fault is it? And what needs to change to save California from itself?
  • 2016
  • 00:43:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/16/2017

Wild Mississippi Deep Freeze

This blue-chip natural history special is the first of three episodes that take us on a wild journey down the Mississippi to reveal a river you only think you know. Beginning in the fall at the very head of the river, we follow its path to find hungry wolves, freezing bobcats, warring bald eagles, hapless porcupines and phantom owls that ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Wild Mississippi Raging Waters

As spring breaks along the Mississippi, melting snow and ice create a flood of epic proportions. For fish, high water comes as a blessing, nourishing the banks with rich soils and allowing easy passage to breeding grounds. But others aren't so lucky. The deluge washes beavers and birds out of their homes, leaving them vulnerable to a host of forest ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Wild Mississippi Delta Blues

Our romance with the Mississippi River heats up as we head south. She joins with an even more flooded Ohio River to form a union of destruction that challenges man and beast alike. At the headwaters, when we started this love affair with the river, we agreed to go all the way come hell or high water – now we ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Wild Hawaii Land of Fire

National Geographic takes us on an untamed journey to Hawaii, a place that through alchemy of fire, ice and water has transformed itself from a volcanic wasteland into a paradise on earth. Beginning around 30 million years ago, the Hawaiian archipelago slowly emerged from the sea, a volcanic wasteland. How these islands transformed themselves into paradise is a story that ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Wild Hawaii Secrets of the Deep

Hawaii was born of fire into a world of water that has become as unique and spectacular as the islands themselves. This world for the most part remains hidden, secreted beneath the waves. Here creatures great and small struggle to live, while battling the lava, currents and one another in an epic tale of survival.
  • 2013
  • 00:44:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Alien Deep Wrecks of the Abyss

Dr. Robert Ballard is the Indiana Jones of the Alien Deep. He's on the hunt for the world's oldest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea. Using tactics and technology developed over a 50-year career at sea, he is on a quest to uncover the lost history of the Ancient world. Who were these earliest of mariners and how did they live ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Alien Deep It's Alive

Oceanographer Dr. Robert Ballard is on a global quest to unravel one of the world's biggest mysteries – where life on Earth began. Ballard suspects life may have gotten started where hot rock and water collide in one of the world's most seemingly hostile environments – active volcanoes deep within the ocean. He tracks teams of scientists as they deploy ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Expedition Wild Grand Canyon Safari

Casey Anderson heads to the Grand Canyon for an adventure – a trek that will take him from the California Condor to the Grand Canyon rattlesnake.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Alaska Wing Men Fatal Crash

In this episode, veteran bush pilot Jack Barber turns his plane into a flying bomb by loading it with 400 gallons of explosive fuel. Meanwhile, National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson is summoned to the scene of a fatal plane crash in Ketchikan. And Learjet pilot Greg Johnson gets called to Barrow, Alaska to pick-up a child who’s been ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

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Alien Deep Inner vs. Outer Space

After half a century traversing the world's oceans, Dr. Robert Ballard has figured out how to use remote technology to explore the bottom of the sea half a world away... and pick up lunch at his local deli all in the same afternoon. But now, dark forces are conspiring against ocean exploration. The world is running out of room. Earth's ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Alien Deep Fires of Creation

Dr. Robert Ballard is one of the world's most renowned ocean explorers, with such amazing finds as the Titanic, the battleship Bismarck and JFK's PT 109 to his name. But this time he is going on a journey like no other. He's going to make an underwater odyssey down the world's tallest mountain! No, it's not Everest at 29,000 ft. ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Alien Deep Ocean's Fury

Waves may be getting bigger and badder, ocean patterns may be shifting, seas are rising and scientists are just starting to figure out why. Dr. Robert Ballard and a team of scientists go in search of answers. What we don't know about the ocean is alarming – waves that defy gravity, uncharted deep-sea currents, even alien creatures that move as ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries 24 Hours After: Asteroid Impact

Sixty six million years ago a meteor struck the Earth, wiping out three-quarters of all life on the planet and helping clear the way for the rise of mammals. Recent scientific investigations have made it possible to understand more precisely what likely happened and how, as the cosmic impact unleashed cataclysmic forces. Why did some creatures survive while nearly all ...
  • 2009
  • 00:45:10
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Alaska Wing Men Suicide Sled Race

The Iron Dog is known as the longest, toughest, most extreme snowmobile race in the world. Racers brave wildly dangerous terrain, bitterly cold temperatures and speeds well over 100 miles an hour in this 2,000-mile endurance race. To make their journey possible, the snowmobile racers on the ground rely on their Alaska Wing Men to be their flying “pit-crew”. Pilots ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/22/2015

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Alaska Wing Men Convict on Board

In Alaska, extreme weather is a bitter fact of life. In parts of the state where aircraft are the only way in or out, bush pilots survive by using their skills and instincts to tame the turbulent skies. Drake Olson is a former racecar driver who is as unpredictable as the weather. With an off-the-grid hangar and a rough-hewn manner, ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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Alaska Wing Men Deadly Skies

High winds, rain and clouds force three veteran pilots to make some life or death decisions. Jack Barber hits a dangerous cloud of ice that threatens to bring him down. Chopper pilot Dave King races the fog to pick up a team of scientists, and pilot Steve Hakala and his legendary Grumman Goose are grounded. Meanwhile, rookie pilot Veronica Morthorpe ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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Alaska Wing Men Gold Rush

A pilot from Talkeetna Air Taxi attempts to rescue a group of stranded climbers from a glacier near Mt. McKinley. A husband and wife team face weather complications when delivering a 1,300-pound drill engine to a gold-prospecting company. Guardian pilot Greg Johnson and his team fly to the northernmost edge of the continent to rescue a 14-month-old child in respiratory ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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Alaska Wing Men Sky Fishing

The Sitka herring run is intense and competitive fishing. Fishermen can make a lot of money in a short period of time and so can pilots. Boat captains hire pilots to work with them, spotting fish from the sky. But this type of flying is not safe: people have collided midair and died while spotting herring. Young twin pilots Jay ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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