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In the America's with David Yetman

Lee’s Ferry and Into the Depths of the Grand Canyon

Season 9 Episode 901

Boating through the Grand Canyon with a group of water experts provides a setting for reflection on the Colorado River—its power, its accomplishments, and its vulnerabilities. We put in at Lee’s Ferry and immediately are introduced to rapids and the evolution of the world’s greatest geological spectacle.

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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
Re-claiming the Gulf in Baja California
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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
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