Documentary

The Lost Voyage of 499

One family’s mission to trace their ancestor’s remains buried deep in the coastal sands of northern New Zealand and, together with a local Maori tribe, attempt to lay to rest the other restless spirits of 499 missing miners lost at sea over 100 years ago.

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The Arid Namib

An amazing array of plants and animals survives in the Namib, the world’s oldest desert. They’ve had fifty million years to evolve cunning ways to cope with the heat and harvest water from the fog that often blankets this unique coastal desert.

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Western Ghats and Sri Lanka

India’s Western Ghats are a lush, jungle refuge in an otherwise parched landscape. They intercept most of the summer monsoon rain, creating a home for wide range of iconic animals and weird mutants all adapted to make the most of the monsoon rains.

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Africa’s Albertine Rift

In Africa’s Albertine Rift immense geological forces have created a huge variety of landscapes and transformed the climate. The unique residents of this evolutionary hotspot have been shaped by the Rift and evolved bizarre and unusual ways to survive.

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the most biodiverse country in the world for its size. Its many eco-systems harbour a stunning array of exotic creatures- a great evolutionary melting pot resulting from the migration of animals from North and South America when a great land bridge joined the two continents 3 million years ago.

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Borneo

The tropical island of Borneo: a strange and mysterious place of mutant creatures and plants seen nowhere else on Earth. Pygmy forest mammals, weird co-evolved partnerships between plants and animals, the world’s rarest ape and incredible gliders, occupy these 130 million year old jungles.

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Hunting The Ice Whales

In Antarctica there’s a war going on between those killing whales for scientific research and those who are attempting to stop them. Now a team of whale researchers from Australia and New Zealand enter the fray, to prove it’s possible to research these creatures without killing a single whale.

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Madagascar

An isolated island once ruled by dinosaurs is transformed into a species factory where evolution creates wonders.  Cycles of tumultuous geological and climatic events have forced all animals to mutate, creating an assemblage of the most amazing life on Earth.  Madagascar is a story of survival...against all odds.

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