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The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 5

The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 5: In this fifth leg, Simon travels across Central America from the Caribbean to the Pacific. Simon Reeve continues his journey through the Americas.     He begins by diving on a coral reef on the coast of northern Belize and visits a rescue centre for orphaned manatees. In Belize’s Chiquibul National Park, Simon witnesses a gun battle between armed park rangers and intruders from neighbouring Guatemala intent on clearing the rainforest for farming.…

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The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 4

The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 4: In this fourth leg of the journey, Simon travels through Texas and down the length of Mexico.     Simon Reeve continues his journey through the Americas.   The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 4   In Texas, Simon joins the US Border Patrol, who constantly pick up migrants who have illegally crossed the dangerous Rio Grande river in search of a new life in the United States. In the midst of this…

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The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 3

The Americas with Simon Reeve episode 3: in this third leg of the journey Simon travels down the length of California. In northern California he explores the land of the giant redwoods, where he learns that only a fraction of old growth forest survives.     Climbing 250 feet into the canopy of a giant redwood, Simon joins a team of arborists who are cloning the world’s biggest and most successful trees in an attempt to replant the forests that…

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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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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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