Earth: A New Wild

 
  

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In the finale, the role that fresh water plays in the health of the planet is explored. Included: a kayak journey from the Colorado River to the sea; Kenya's singing wells; and the connection between AIDS and a small fish in Lake Malawi.

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This incisive five-part series explores humankind’s relationship to the planet’s wildest places. Conservation scientist M. Sanjayan leads viewers on a gorgeous journey through 29 countries, focusing on the frontiers where human life and wildlife overlap. Through close-up encounters with a range of fascinating species, from giant pandas to humpback whales to Arctic reindeer, Sanjayan reveals the surprising truth that human co-habitation with animals is not only possible, but may be mutually beneficial.

Earth: A New Wild

Sanjayan explores humankind’s relationship with the Earth’s most important resource: water. Unraveling dramatic connections between fresh water and the health of the planet, he uncovers spectacular wildlife stories that center on managing the natural pulse of the planet’s water. The episode includes a kayak journey that follows the Colorado River to the sea; the elephants and people at the singing wells of Kenya; the surprising connection between AIDS and a small fish in Lake Malawi; and a look at how hunters in America saved one of the greatest gatherings of birds on the continent.

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