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The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 2
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The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 2

Americas with Simon Reeve episode 2: in this second leg, Simon is in the United States travelling down the Rocky Mountains from Montana to Colorado. In the wide-open prairies of Montana, the cowboy way of life is under threat from a long-term decline in the rural economy, but Simon meets a former Silicon Valley executive who has envisaged a new future for the land.     The hugely ambitious American Prairie Reserve is attempting to turn three million acres of…

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Read more about the article The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 1
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The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 1

The Americas with Simon Reeve - begins his most ambitious journey yet: travelling the entire length of the Americas, north to south. In this first leg of his epic journey, Simon travels from the frozen beauty of Alaska down through Canada to Vancouver and the border with the United States.     Landing on a huge glacier in Alaska’s Denali National Park, Simon witnesses firsthand the brutal impact of global climate change in the remote north of the planet –…

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Read more about the article Egypt from Above
Egypt from Above
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Egypt from Above

Egypt from Above - an ancient land famous for its great pyramids, temples and tombs. This was once home to one of the most powerful and pioneering empires on the planet. Now, on a fascinating and dramatic aerial journey that covers the entire country, Egypt From Above reveals how the vibrant nation of today was born from its dramatic past.   Egypt from Above - Egypt's Ancient Empire part 1     Flying across Egypt reveals how the ancients' achievements…

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Read more about the article Reef Wrecks episode 5 – Mexico’s Artificial Reefs
Mexico's Artificial Reefs
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Reef Wrecks episode 5 – Mexico’s Artificial Reefs

Shy sweepers, territorial grouper, and the world’s largest fish, the whale shark, all have one thing in common: They love a good shipwreck. Explore the sunken ships off the Yucatan Peninsula as they slowly transform into coral reefs, becoming a surprising and much-needed source of food and shelter.      Mexico's Artificial Reefs The new artificial reef in Mexico’s Riviera Maya is currently under construction by an expert team of engineers, environmentalists, architects and specialized divers. Longer than the…

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Read more about the article Reef Wrecks episode 4 – Roatan
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Reef Wrecks episode 4 – Roatan

The number of shipwrecks off the coast of Roatan suggest that these waters pose a threat to passing vessels - but the fact is most of these ships were deliberately sunk. The purpose? To create artificial reefs that attract a dazzling array of marine plants and creatures, in a bid to form a sustainable ecosystem.     Roatan Roatan is an island in the Caribbean, about 65 kilometres off the northern coast of Honduras. It is located between the islands…

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