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  • Atlantic Hurricanes show

    Atlantic Hurricanes

    Research has found 90% of Atlantic hurricanes were preceded by lightning storms over the highlands of East Africa in Ethiopia....

    (03:00)
  • Myanmar Cyclone show

    Myanmar Cyclone

    May 2nd, 2008 Cyclone Nargis slammed the nation of Myanmar, killing nearly 130,000 people. Typhoon, cyclones, and hurricanes...

    (02:47)
  • Volcanic Eruptions show

    Volcanic Eruptions

    64 volcanoes erupted in 2008. One-tenth of the world's population lives in the shadow of an active volcano. The University of...

    (05:00)
  • China Earthquake show

    China Earthquake

    On May 12, 2008 a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck the Szechwan province of China. This was the worst natural disaster to hit...

    (03:00)
  • Extreme Ice show

    Extreme Ice

    As scientists try to forecast the future consequences of the big melt, internationally acclaimed photographer James Balog is...

    (01:13)
  • Melting Away show

    Melting Away

    In the next hundred years, the oceans will expand on their own as they warm, accounting for about 30 centimeters of sea level...

    (03:00)
  • Oulet Glaciers show

    Oulet Glaciers

    Around 1997, there was an abrupt 1.6 degree Celsius jump in coastal water temperatures, exactly when the outlet glaciers began...

    (02:36)
  • Greenland Ice Sheet show

    Greenland Ice Sheet

    The summer melt season on the Greenland ice sheet has grown hotter. Rivers of meltwater cut deep into the ice, creating a...

    (04:59)
  • National Ice Core Lab show

    National Ice Core Lab

    At the National Ice Core Lab in Lakewood, Colorado, a giant freezer stores over 13,000 meters of ice drilled from 34 sites...

    (02:59)
  • Polar Ice Sheets show

    Polar Ice Sheets

    The abrupt collapse of the world’s mountain glaciers raises even more disturbing questions about the earth’s biggest...

    (02:47)
  • Laser Tracking show

    Laser Tracking

    After several days of laser tracking, Tad Pfeffer knows how fast the Columbia is moving, 16 meters per day, eight times faster...

    (02:56)
  • Time Lapse Camera show

    Time Lapse Camera

    Just down the fjord, Balog and Extreme Ice Survey engineer, Adam LeWinter, climb down to one of the time-lapse cameras they...

    (03:00)
  • Columbia Bay show

    Columbia Bay

    In the shallow waters of Columbia Bay, melting icebergs jam up before being carried away with the tide. This is the end of the...

    (03:00)
  • Expansion and Contraction show

    Expansion and Contraction

    Over the millennia, the expansion and contraction of ice across the continents has fundamentally altered the planet, gouging...

    (02:54)
  • Solid and Liquid States show

    Solid and Liquid States

    What began as a photographic assignment has become a mind-blowing odyssey into an unpredictable world, where entire landscapes...

    (02:57)
  • Camping in Tajikistan show

    Camping in Tajikistan

    Visit a camp site where the ground is full of rocks and the washing facilities are a nearby river. Welcome to camping...

    (02:41)
  • The Vavilov Institute show

    The Vavilov Institute

    The Vavilov Institute in Russia is the oldest seed bank in the world with a collection of over 325,000 samples of seed.

    (02:58)
  • Opening Title show

    Opening Title

    Diverse genes found in the wild ancestors of our staple foods offer the solution to this crisis and the man to hunt them down...

    (01:45)
  • Green Grand Prix show

    Green Grand Prix

    Industrial scientists Richard and Jonny race four different green cars to see which lasts the longest with just £1 of fuel in...

    (03:18)
  • Green DIY Riding Radical Wave Power show

    Green DIY Riding Radical Wave Power

    Witness an extraordinary experiment as Richard and Jonny head for the beach to unleash the energy stored in a simple wave.

    (02:17)