Science & Nature

H is for Hawk: A New Chapter

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 8:00pm

After the unexpected death of her photojournalist father, Helen Macdonald overcame her grief by training an adult goshawk, one of nature’s most notoriously wild and free-spirited birds of prey.

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Hidden Brain

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:00am

Fans of the Hidden Brain podcast will be happy to learn that its host, NPR science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, and his production team have a new weekly, one-hour radio version of Hidden Brain.

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Nature's Great Race

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:00pm

Nature's Great Race follows three groups of animals – caribou, zebra, and elephants – as they face the immense challenges of migration in places around the world.

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Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 9:00pm

This two-part documentary takes audiences below the surface of the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem, and into the middle of a complex war for survival.

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Wild Alaska Live

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 8:00pm

PBS's latest venture is a live, natural-history adventure program with Wild Alaska Live, a three-part, multi-platform production that airs July 23, 26 and 30 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV, as a part of its “Summer of Adventure” lineup.

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RARE—Creatures of the Photo Ark

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 9:00pm

Renowned National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore is a natural-born storyteller.

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Nature's Great Race

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 9:00pm

Nature's Great Race follows three groups of animals – caribou, zebra, and elephants – as they face the immense challenges of migration in places around the world.

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Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 9:00pm

This two-part documentary takes audiences below the surface of the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem, and into the middle of a complex war for survival.

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Big Pacific

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 8:00pm

Plunge into the Pacific with researchers and cinematographers and see the ocean’s rare and dazzling creatures in a way never before seen on television.

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Invisibilia Season 3

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 9:00pm

The third season of Invisibilia will look at the nature of reality and our role in creating it.

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