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  • No Lava show

    No Lava

    Bob Madden is on a quest to photograph bright red molten lava in action and recapture the 1975 cover.

  • New Scientist show

    New Scientist

    Bob and Robin follow a line of smoke in search of the Volcano's lava and Bob meets a new geologist.

  • Helicopter show


    Bob takes to the sky to get to the top of a lava flow but something is missing.

  • At Sea show

    At Sea

    Still playing with fire, Bob sails to within 10 feet of the lava pouring out from the shore.

  • Decisive Moment show

    Decisive Moment

    Bob gets terrifyingly close to the volcano in search of the decisive moment.

  • Eruptive Display show

    Eruptive Display

    Back in 1974 Bob met a young geologist, Robin Holcomb who took Bob to the precipice of the lava fountain.

  • Monk Exercise show

    Monk Exercise

    Ancient monks devised Shaolin Kung Fu as an exercise to strengthen the body and discipline the mind.

  • Shaolin Soul show

    Shaolin Soul

    In a nation where obedience is a virtue and conformity rules, Fritz struggles to find the soul of Shaolin.

  • Shaolin Temple show

    Shaolin Temple

    Fritz is in search of the Shaolin master, Shi Dejian, renowned for practicing Shaolin Kung Fu as it should be: in private.

  • Dr. Bugs show

    Dr. Bugs

    Nick-named "Dr. Bugs” at school for his insect collection, Mark Moffett grew up to be a real doctor of bugs.

  • Curiosity show


    Good photography starts with curiosity. Find a subject fascinates you and the rest is easy.

  • Little Supermodels show

    Little Supermodels

    Moffett's close-up photography of insects draws inspiration from photographing supermodels.

  • Pollination Threat show

    Pollination Threat

    Everything is important. Moffett wants people to fall in love with the unexpected so that we will protect it.

  • Testing Technology show

    Testing Technology

    Carsten's mission is to get a great shot of lightning and capture Tim with his camera all in the same frame.

  • Storm Chasers show

    Storm Chasers

    Finding the perfect storm isn't easy; it's a game based on research, experience and intuition.

  • Safety First show

    Safety First

    Carsten Peter finds out why driving a million dollars worth of equipment under a thunderstorm has its risks.

  • Timing show


    Tension increases as time is running out and the perfect shot is still, like the perfect storm, "out there".

  • Game Over show

    Game Over

    The last night of the mission and the storm passes. It's been a good shoot but Carsten didn't get the photo he was hoping for.

  • Enduring Voices show

    Enduring Voices

    The Enduring Voices team documents endangered languages in an attempt to revitalize traditions.

  • Shaman Ceremony show

    Shaman Ceremony

    Chris Rainier takes a two hour flight to the heart of Pantanal to witness a Shaman Ceremony.