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The Alps

Spanning 750 miles from the Mediterranean Sea to the Adriatic Sea, the Alps connect eight European countries. From sea level to peaks rising higher than 12,000 feet, and with many of the world's environments located with...

Super cats

Not only are cat the world's top predators, but they are emotional and intelligent as well as social and devoted parents. Featuring 31 species of cats spread over 14 countries, this miniseries introduces behaviors captur...

The hollow crown the complete series

From executive producer Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) comes a stunning adaptation of four of Shakespeare's most celebrated historical plays: Richard II, Henry IV (Part 1 and Part 2), and Henry V. Academy Award wi...

Leonardo the man who saved science

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks, some even 1700 years before him.

The egg life's perfect invention

The egg, life's perfect invention, nurtures and protects new life from the outside world. These remarkable structures are strong enough to withstand the full weight of an incubating parent and weak enough to allow a chic...

New York : a Documentary Film

This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day ...

Pandas born to be wild

The giant panda may be one of the most recognizable endangered species on the planet, but the daily lives of wild pandas remain a mystery, until now. Over three years, two Chinese filmmakers trek through the steep forest...

Octopus making contact

Visits marine biology professor David Scheel, who has hosted an octopus in his home. Examines Octopus behaviors and traits, focusing on the relationship that evolves between Heidi the octopus and Dr. Scheel and his teena...

Nature. Giraffes Africa's gentle giants

Conservationist Julian Fennessy, in collaboration with the Ugandan Wildlife Authority, embarks on a mission to transport twenty endangered giraffes to safety.

Living volcanoes
Videorecording
2019
Availability: 3 of 3

Explores the variety of activity, both human and natural, that occurs on the slopes of active volcanoes and follows biologist Jeffrey Marlow as he makes a dangerous descent into the Marum Crater, on Ambrym, Vanuatu, one ...

The Serengeti rules

Travel back in time, from the Arctic Ocean to Pacific tide pools, with a pioneering group of scientists who make surprising discoveries that transform human understanding of nature and ecology.

Secrets of the dead. Ultimate Tut

Scientists and historians explore questions pertaining to the death of Tutankhamen and the state of his tomb when it was discovered in 1922.

Fox tales

The resilient red foxes are able to change their behavior to successfully make a home in new environments at a rate that astounds even the scientists who have spent a lifetime studying them. Fox Tales reveals new researc...

Visions of New York City

From Wall Street to Washington Heights, down Fifth Avenue, over bridges, and across the grid, celebrate the irresistible attraction of the little island that has captured the hearts of millions and sparked countless life...

Snow monkeys

Follows a troop of snow monkeys in the frigid valleys of Japan's Shiga Highlands as they make their way and raise their families in a complex society of rank and privilege where each knows their place.

Penguin post office

In the heart of the Antarctic Peninsula there's a unique British post office surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery including 3,000 Gentoo penguins. You will see their four-month drama unfold against the backdrop of their li...

Graveyard of the giant beasts

A mining operation in Colombia opened a window into an unknown period of the Earth's history where a world with giant creatures emerged. The biggest of them all was Titanoboa, a 43-foot snake, the largest that ever lived...

Wild way of the vikings
Videorecording
2019
Availability: 2 of 3

Travel from Norway to Newfoundland, just as the seafaring warriors did in 1,000 A.D., to get a glimpse of the Vikings' world in the Americas hundreds of years before Columbus.

The hollow crown. The complete series Richard II, Henry IV part 1, Henry IV part 2, Henry V

The Hollow crown: New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard; II King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2 and King Henry V....

Sex, lies and butterflies

Butterflies have been flying around the planet for over 50 million years, and today around 20,000 different species inhabit the globe. From egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to the winged insect, this follow their life sta...

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