News in Review - April 2010 Earthquakes: The Horror and The Science

In late February 2010, a powerful earthquake struck Chile, killing more than 800 people. Two months earlier, another earthquake killed more than 220,000 people in Haiti. Why did so many more die in one country, and what makes the earth move? In this News in Review story we’ll look at the science of earthquakes, and what could happen if a ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2010

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National Geographic Documentaries Easter Island Underworld

On the legendary Easter Island in the South Pacific, a team of National Geographic explorers and scientists undertakes a groundbreaking expedition: to attempt a first-ever mapping of the vast cave system beneath this enigmatic isle. While doing so they make astonishing new discoveries that will shed light on one of the greatest mysteries in human history: the fall of Easter ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/13/2016

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Alaska Wing Men Escape from Bear Island

It’s time for Don Lee to teach his student, Amy – a former peace studies major – the finer points of gunplay and how to shoot and kill a charging bear!
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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Our Vancouver Exciting Dinosaur Discovery

A bone found in Washington State may indicate dinosaurs roamed where the ocean now is.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:35
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/01/2015

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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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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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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The Nature of Things Geologic Journey II — Along the African Rift (Part 2 of 5)

This episode reveals how the Earth's crust is ripping apart as molten rock from deep within its recesses pushes upwards. For millions of years the East African Rift has been tearing the African plate in two. Discover Ethiopia's Afar Triangle where the Earth is fundamentally re-ordering its surface, and journey to Egypt's Nile valley which has been a corridor of ...
  • 2010
  • 00:50:45
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Geologic Journey II — Collision Zone: Asia (Part 5 of 5)

Welcome to the Collision Zone — the fiery unpredictability of Indonesia's volcanoes at one end, the massive Himalayas at the other and millions of years of tectonic tension in between. The collision zone of the old world is about to be the hub of the new. India, the Himalayas and the island arc of Indonesia will form the centre of ...
  • 2010
  • 00:50:17
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Geologic Journey II — Pacific Rim: Americas (Part 4 of 5)

The glaciers of Alaska, the Canadian Rockies, the foothills of California, the Atacama Desert and the Andes of Chile. They're all part of the eastern Pacific Rim and characters in the ongoing tectonic story of our planet. It's a tale of the relentless subterranean forces that have convulsed our cities and overshadow our future. As Professor Nick Eyles of the ...
  • 2010
  • 00:54:16
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013