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Hosted by research social scientist David Yetman, explore the landscapes, peoples and history of North and South America — from the coldest towns in Canada to the tropical islands of the Caribbean.

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Havana: Inside the City
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Havana: Inside the City

Season 6 Episode 601
Costa Rica: Laboratory of the Biosphere
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Costa Rica: Laboratory of the Biosphere

Season 6 Episode 606
Mexico’s Sierra Pinacate
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Mexico’s Sierra Pinacate

Season 6 Episode 605
Mexico City: 600 Years of Urban Glory
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Mexico City: 600 Years of Urban Glory

Season 6 Episode 603
Ecuador: Native Peoples Meet the Oilmen
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Ecuador: Native Peoples Meet the Oilmen

Season 6 Episode 602
Our Warming Oceans: Biosphere to Bahamas
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Our Warming Oceans: Biosphere to Bahamas

Season 6 Episode 604
Cuba's Far East
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Cuba's Far East

Season 6 Episode 609
Oregon: Violent Past and Verdant Present
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Oregon: Violent Past and Verdant Present

Season 6 Episode 608
Chiapas Highlands: Mexico's Indian Empire
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Chiapas Highlands: Mexico's Indian Empire

Season 6 Episode 610
Mexican Carnival
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Mexican Carnival

Season 9 Episode 909
Tlaloc's Revenge: Mexico City's Hydrological Heritage
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Tlaloc's Revenge: Mexico City's Hydrological Heritage

Season 8 Episode 801
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Mexican Carnival
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Mexican Carnival

Mexico has two Carnival parades like no others in the states of Puebla and Morelos.
Season 9 Episode 909
Brazil’s Butantan Institute
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Brazil’s Butantan Institute

The Butantan Institute in São Paulo houses venomous creatures that protect human lives.
Season 9 Episode 908
In the America's with David Yetman Season 9
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Re-claiming the Gulf in Baja California

The arrival of crowds and developers threaten unusual features of Baja California.
Season 9 Episode 907
Snakes and Culture in the Amazon
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Snakes and Culture in the Amazon

Native cultures view snakes as spiritually significant elements of nature.
Season 9 Episode 905
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

Our largest national park has become an important natural laboratory.
Season 9 Episode 904
The Lower Colorado River
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The Lower Colorado River

The once-great Colorado River faces a dried-out future as more rely on its resources.
Season 9 Episode 903
The Depths of the Canyon and its Offspring
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The Depths of the Canyon and its Offspring

Phantom Ranch, accessible only by trail, is the Grand Canyon's sole permanent settlement.
Season 9 Episode 902
Lee’s Ferry and Into the Depths of the Grand Canyon
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Lee’s Ferry and Into the Depths of the Grand Canyon

Boating through the Grand Canyon provides a setting for reflection on the Colorado River.
Season 9 Episode 901
Colombia’s Guardians of the Homelands
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Colombia’s Guardians of the Homelands

Homelands of the Arhuaco and the Wayúu people of northern Columbia offer sharp contrasts.
Season 8 Episode 810
Drought and New Realities in the Southwest
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Drought and New Realities in the Southwest

Track climate change and the reality of drought in the dwindling Colorado River.
Season 8 Episode 809
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