Découverte Haiti: Two Years Later

On January 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by an earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince and many other parts of the country. The result: over 220,000 dead and 300,000 injured. In the affected area, half of all homes collapsed or were severely damaged. Why did this earthquake take such a heavy toll, when its magnitude was actually lower than that of other ...
  • 2012
  • 00:48:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/24/2013

Alaska Wing Men High Voltage Hazard

In Alaska’s untamed wilderness even the simplest jobs can be filled with danger, and it takes expert pilots like Drake Olson, Dustin Carroll and Jag Garrard to make sure the state’s most basic services keep running.
  • 2012
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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1000 Days for the Planet Hunting the Sperm Whale

The village of Lamalera in Indonesia is one of the last places on earth where whaling is allowed. For over 600 years, villagers have hunted whales and dolphins. It is subsistence hunting, authorized by the international community because it has always been done in the traditional manner in rowboats. But in recent years the outboard motor has altered their hunting ...
  • 2014
  • 00:42:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/16/2015

News in Review - September 1998 Ice Station SHEBA: The Warming Arctic

It's now official. Environment Canada says the first part of 1998 has been the hottest on record, 2.7 degrees celcius above normal. More disturbing, it's part of a continuing trend of global warming. All this isn't news to an international team of scientists aboard a Canadian icebreaker in the high Arctic. They've been drifting with the polar ice since last ...
  • 1998
  • 00:12:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/09/2014

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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 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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News in Review - November 2005 Kashmir Quake: Disaster In South Asia

In early October 2005, a massive earthquake struck in Kashmir, the disputed territory between India and Pakistan. Tens of thousands of people were killed and injured. Millions were left homeless. In this News in Review story we'll show you the devastating effects of the 7.6 magnitude earthquake. And we'll look at why it took so long to get help to ...
  • 2005
  • 00:17:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2005

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1000 Days for the Planet Komodo Dragons

The island of Komodo in Indonesia looks like a lost paradise. But watch your step! A strange animal that can dispatch a goat or a person in two seconds flat is the dominant predator: the Komodo dragon, the largest lizard on earth. Incredibly, they live in close proximity to the islanders who subscribe to an ancient legend that says the ...
  • 2014
  • 00:42:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/16/2015

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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News in Review - March 1994 Los Angeles Earthquake: Rude Awakening

The environmental and social implications of a disaster of this magnitude are examined.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1994

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