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    Jonathan Bird's Blue World

    Jonathan Bird's Blue World

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    AWE
    Jonathan Bird's Blue World is an educational family oriented show focused on underwater adventures and researched. It is co-produced by Jonathan Bird productions and the Oceanic Research Group. Jonathan Bird, a world renowned naturalist and underwater photographer hosts the show. The show is done in a magazine style comprised of short segments around seven to ten minutes long. Each segment is a different adventure and educational story. The stories involve marine research, researchers, animals, new discoveries and underwater explorations. On television these segments are seen within thirty minute long episodes. On the internet each segment is available as single videos. Each story features brilliant underwater photography and should appeal to younger audiences. The show has won an Emmey Award, as well as honors from the CINE Golden Eagle, the National Educational Association, and the National Science Teachers Association. It also receieved other accolades such as honorable mention for cinematography at the International Wildlife Film Festival and the Blue Ocean Film Festival. It was included by PCmag.com in their list of 'top 10 web shows to watch during the writer's strike' in 2009.moreless
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    Planet Forward

    Planet Forward

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    PBS
    Planet Forward is a program produced and aired by PBS, an hour-long special which premiered in April of 2009. This television special focuses on informing viewers about new developments in the world of green energy, and is hosted by former CNN journalist Frank Sesno. The program is also supplemented by an online forum which allows users to discuss current topics concerning the program content. This innovative format allows programs to be generated by the interests of its viewers. The show's pilot featured James Connaughton, former environmental advisor to the president and Shai Agassi, founder of Better Place, a company which seeks to reduce the nation's dependency on petroleum. The discussion in this episode centered around the question, "Can we move rapidly away from fossil fuels in the near future?" Viewers were also told to engage in the conversation by submitting their own ideas to the program's website. Subsequent episodes have continued with this format by asking questions such as "How can we reduce our carbon footprint?" and "What is an innovation that improves how we generate or use energy?" The program is funded by groups such as the Tawani Foundation and Noblis.moreless
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    Heavy Metal Task Force

    Heavy Metal Task Force

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    The Science Channel
    Heavy Metal Task Force drills deep underground, slashes through ice and soars about the clouds.
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    Safety Smart Science

    Safety Smart Science

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    Disney Channel
    Safety Smart Science is an educational science TV show developed by Disney as Bill Nye the Science Guy works with Underwriters Laboratories as he hopes to teach kids how to safely deal with fire. Safety Smart is a Disney sponsored initiative aimed to improve the awareness and understanding of children in how to safely manage themselves by acting in a conscious manner. Bill Nye lights a spark of interest in his students with this video explaining just how fire works – from its role as heat, its purpose as fuel, and the effect oxygen has in its composition. He also carefully explores how fire can be both helpful and destructive. Bill shows how knowledge is power, especially when it comes to learning and practicing the behavior needed to stay safe, especially when dealing with the hot flames of fire!moreless
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    NBC News Presents Future Earth

    NBC News Presents Future Earth

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    NBC News Presents Future Earth is a documentary from NBC that takes a closer look at our natural resources and their shortages in the next two decades. This four-part ÒFuture EarthÓ series, which includes Ô100 Heartbeats' hosted by world renown wildlife expert Jeff Corwin; ÔFuture Earth 2025' that investigates our water supply and the natural disasters that might be related to our crisis; ÔAddicted to Power' which seeks to answer the question of which fuel will be our choice, nuclear, hydrogen, wind, solar and all the other possibilities; and ÔJourney to the End of the Eath' which sets anchor on an international expedition to look at our climate machine, the North pole and why its melting. According to scientific studies, a distinct species of plant or animal throughout the world becomes extinct every twenty minutes and at that current rate, it is estimated that only half of the species alive today will have survived by the end of the twenty-first century. Experts from around the world share their perspectives as to what our possibilities are and the solutions that just may save us from more disasters.moreless
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    Earth Wonders

    Earth Wonders

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    Travel Channel
    Earth Wonders is a new series featured on the Travel Channel to showcase the best spots that nature has to offer. The show travels across the country to show viewers the most beautiful spots in America including Niagara Falls, Glacier Bay and the Grand Canyon. They also travel to the many National Parks located in the United States like Yellowstone, Yosemite and the Redwood National Parks. The show continues the journey as they travel around the world to find the best of the best. They make stops at the magnificent Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the Namib Desert in Africa, the Amazon River and Angel Falls in South America and Iceland and Norway in Europe. They also produce special shows that rate these fantastic sites like the Seven Wonders of the World, the Seven Wonders of the United States and the Ten Wonders of the West. Each show is sixty minutes long and gives viewers that chance to see the most amazing spots on the planet in a way like never before.moreless
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    Discovery Atlas: Uncovering Earth

    Discovery Atlas: Uncovering Earth

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    Discovery Channel
    Discovery Atlas: Uncovering Earth is a three-part Discovery Channel miniseries that will take you on a tour of Earth's history, using scientific data and historical evidence to reveal how the Earth has developed over the years, as land masses shift and eventually form the continents we all know today, and early civilizations establish the foundations of human culture. This informative series utilizes state-of-the-art technology to take you back in time, giving you a front-row seat at the development of our planet. Watch as exploding volcanoes create the lands that will become the scenic and culture-rich countries of the Mediterranean, and see the gradual movement of the tectonic plates beneath Africa form the Great Rift Valley. You'll also witness the begins of human societies and how the presence of human's also shaped the natural world. Discovery Atlas: Uncovering Earth is a revealing portrait of the planet we all call home.moreless
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    Mad Man of the Sea

    Mad Man of the Sea

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    Animal Planet
    Mad Man of the Sea is the fishing adventure series from Animal Planet where Matt Watson viewers through his extreme fishing trips. Would you jump from a helicopter to take on a huge marlin? How does feeding a 300-pound tuna by hand sound? To Matt Watson, this is his daily life. At 25 Matt left his roofing business to chase his dream of going pro at fishing. He moved to a sport-fishing mecca, the Bay of Islands, and quickly became known as an outstanding captain and extraordinary fisherman. That wasn't enough, and he decided that people needed to see what he sees on the deep seas, so he wrangled up a camera crew to come with him on his adventures. The daredevil fisherman from New Zealand takes us along as he searches for the toughest fish in the world. Looking for creatures of the sea with flesh-ripping teeth and skull-crushing jaws, Matt heads out to fish from vehicles of all kinds, dinghies, jet-skis, even a helicopter! From shark attacks to fish so strong they break the rod, you never know what Matt and his crew will encounter. The show follows Matt on his fishing adventures back to 2005, and he is accompanied by his underwater cameraman Graham and his mates Leigh and Kerren. Join Matt and his crew as they prove why he is called the Mad Man of the Sea.moreless
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    Swamp Wars

    Swamp Wars

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    Animal Planet
    Miami is a vacationer's paradise with its beautiful beaches, myriad of outdoor activities and sizzling nightlife. Yet, the city is situated in the center of a giant swamp making it a Garden of Eden for snakes and other overgrown reptiles - many not native to the area. Snakes are everywhere, and the potential for a snake to strike is at an all-time high. One hundred percent of backyards in Miami and throughout South Florida have snakes; you just can't always see them. Not to mention, dangerous alligators, aggressive iguanas and Africanized bees. Animal Planet takes to the front lines of this daily combat in SWAMP WARS introducing the only team with the fearlessness and knowledge to battle these vicious and often venomous creatures - Venom One. The Venom One team is an elite group of specially trained fire fighter/paramedics within Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. It's the only emergency response team of its kind, and it currently holds the largest and only anti-venom bank available for public use in the United States. SWAMP WARS follows the intensity and urgency of their daily clash with nature as this courageous team takes down killer snakes, rushes against the clock to deliver anti-venoms and ultimately saves lives.moreless
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    American Experience: Panama Canal

    American Experience: Panama Canal

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    Finished in 1914, the 48-mile Panama Canal revolutionized the shipping industry by creating a shortcut for vessels headed from one coast of North America to the other. This documentary chronicles the struggle in creating this engineering marvel. Using archival footage and first-hand accounts, this "American Experience" program shows how the canal was built over 10 years -- and how more than 5,000 people lost their lives in the process.moreless
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    Dino Stampede

    Dino Stampede

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    Smithsonian Channel
    Experts examine a 100-million-year-old excavation site that contains hundreds of dinosaur tracks, in what is believed to be the only record of a dinosaur stampede ever found. The question now remains: what made these dinosaurs run?moreless
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    Asia's Deadliest Snakes

    Asia's Deadliest Snakes

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    Smithsonian Channel
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    Titanoboa: Monster Snake

    Titanoboa: Monster Snake

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    Smithsonian Channel
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    Nature's Edge

    Nature's Edge

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    ABC News
    Nature's Edge is a television news program from ABC News, hosted by Bill Blakemore. Blakemore, a member of ABC News since 1970, is a respected news correspondent. He reported from Ground Zero of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 and covered Pope John Paul II's entire 27-year papacy as well as most major wars. Bringing his experience to Nature's Edge, Blakemore spearheads the news division's global warming stories with Nature's Edge and its focus on both humanity's effect on nature and the powerful forces of global warming. The show also uncovers the latest findings and discoveries that may lead to solutions for saving the planet and ensuring its sustainability for future generations. Notable segments include Jane Goodall's take on man versus the elements, why Pluto is not a planet and how a man used climate science medicine to survive a battle with cancer. Viewers will also discover what a "pingo" is, why some flowers are red and why climate is a women's issue.moreless
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    Inside the Newsroom

    Inside the Newsroom

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    From forest fires to political announcements, we bring you the latest headlines that affect you and the world around you. Straight from the newsroom -- the latest headlines and developments from ABC News.moreless
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    Now You Know

    Now You Know

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    ABC News NOW presents: Now You Know.
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    The ED Show

    The ED Show

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    MSNBC
    This hour-long weeknight news and commentary program is hosted by Ed Schultz.
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    SciQ

    SciQ

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    Smithsonian Channel
    SciQ's teen hosts Paula and Andrew leave the classroom behind and get hands-on experience as they explore the world of science and technology in this Smithsonian Channel educational series.
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    Haunt of the Harpy

    Haunt of the Harpy

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    Smithsonian Channel
    Harpy eagles are one of nature's most feared predators, but also remain one of nature's most elusive and understudied creatures. Join wildlife experts Rainer Bergomaz and Yung Sandy as they comb the South American rainforest in search of the harpies.moreless
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    Mighty Ships

    Mighty Ships

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    Smithsonian Channel
    Learn all of the in's and out's of the world's strongest ships as they go on some of the the most challenging, dangerous jobs a working boat will ever face.
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