Read more about the article Rise of the Continents episode 1 – Africa
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Rise of the Continents episode 1 – Africa

Rise of the Continents episode 1 - Africa: Geologist Prof Iain Stewart shows how the continent of Africa was formed from the wreckage of a long lost supercontinent. Professor Iain Stewart reveals how our iconic continents were created, and how their tumultuous past has shaped our life today. It features, among other things, creation of Victoria Falls, diamond mines of Sierra Leone, skeletons of early whales buried in the sand, and the nutrient-rich grass of the Serengeti Plains.    …

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Read more about the article Waterworld Africa episode 8 – Wetland Wonder
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Waterworld Africa episode 8 – Wetland Wonder

Waterworld Africa episode 8 - Wetland Wonder: Lake St. Lucia, Africa's largest estuary lake, is under siege. A series of human missteps have left it cut off from the sea, and the water levels are dangerously low.     The wildlife relying on its ecosystem are most affected--from hippos and crocodiles that live on its banks, to exotic birds that migrate from as far as 6,000 miles away. Can they adjust to the new, drier reality imposed on them? Embark…

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Read more about the article Waterworld Africa episode 7 – Source to Sea
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Waterworld Africa episode 7 – Source to Sea

Waterworld Africa episode 7 - Source to Sea: Many of the great rivers of southern Africa start high up in mountain ranges, power their way eastwards across wild forests and grasslands, and eventually empty out into the Indian Ocean. Ride the currents of these powerful bodies of water as they reshape the lives of the wild animals who rely on them.     Embark on a safari to a diverse and astonishing wilderness, like no other on Earth. From the…

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Read more about the article Waterworld Africa episode 6 – Chobe River of Life
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Waterworld Africa episode 6 – Chobe River of Life

Waterworld Africa episode 6 - Chobe River of Life: During the dry season in Northern Botswana, over 45,000 elephants, more than 10% of the world's population, congregate along the banks of the Chobe River. Join local wildlife on a quest to escape the punishing drought.     Embark on a safari to a diverse and astonishing wilderness, like no other on Earth. From the mangrove forests of southern Africa to the natural abundance of the Okavango Delta, this series is…

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Read more about the article Waterworld Africa episode 5 – The Blue Lagoon
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Waterworld Africa episode 5 – The Blue Lagoon

Waterworld Africa episode 5 - The Blue Lagoon: Unlike the many freshwater lagoons in South Africa, the Langebaan consists of 18.5 square miles of saltwater from the Atlantic Ocean. Of all the creatures that rely on it, two are pivotal for its own rejuvenation and sustenance: the regal flamingos and the nutrient-producing prawns.     Embark on a safari to a diverse and astonishing wilderness, like no other on Earth. From the mangrove forests of southern Africa to the natural…

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