Rare - Creatures of the Photo Ark
Discover the diversity, beauty, and value of animal species at risk of extinction. Travel the globe with renowned photographer and Photo Ark founder Joel Sartore in his quest to save them. Sartore travels to Madagascar and the Florida Keys to photograph endangered animals.
Nature's Great Race
A hundred thousand caribou must face hungry bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers and rugged mountains as they undertake the world's longest land migration - 3,000 miles through the frozen Arctic wilderness of Canada and Alaska.
Follow the adventures of the filmmakers of Big Pacific. This special captures the highlights and challenges of wildlife filmmaking.
STEAM - Ideas That Shape Our World
MIT professor Christine Ortiz stepped down as the dean for graduate education in July 2016 to launch a new residential research university that will have no disciplinary departments, no classrooms, no traditional on-ground passive lectures, no majors and no pedagogical distinction between undergraduate and graduate education. She discusses her remarkable new vision for higher education.
Radical new theories explore how and why the ancient islanders built and moved nearly 900 giant statues. One theory supposes that the islanders used ropes to "walk" the statues upright. With the help of a 15-ton replica statue, a team sets out to test this high-risk, seemingly unlikely theory.
Nature's Great Race
Follow the annual gathering of thousands of elephants in northern Kenya. From magnificent bulls to vulnerable orphans, they face deadly threats from both predators and poachers.
In the Pacific, the quest to multiply has spawned a stunning array of unusual behaviors and adaptations.
With soaring summer temperatures comes the risk of wildfires that could devastate the ecosystem. When a major fire breaks out in the Beartooths, a team is scrambled to see if the Great Gray Owl family has survived. And how is one particular wolf pack feeding its 11 pups?