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  • WOMEN'S DAY SPECIAL

  • Monday 31 May 2021 at 9:00AM
  • National Geographic

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Abu Dhabi celebrating International Women's Day, we pay tribute to some of the many female National Geographic scientists, Doctors, conservationists, and explorers, for instance, Dr. Oakley, Dr. K’s, and Siouxsie Gillett.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Women's Day Special: Jane Good: All Saving Paradise
  • Women's Day Special: For The Love of Fashion
    Alexandra Cousteau, National Geographic Emerging Explorer, filmmaker and globally recognized advocate on water issues, travels the world to present a picture of the cotton industry, with a focus on its history and the modern-day challenges and innovations. She will discover the threats and the solutions facing our fashion industry.
  • Women's Day Special: Dian Fossy - Gorrila Girl
  • Women's Day Special: Dian Fossy - Dark Side of The Mountain
  • Women's Day Special: Diana: In her Own Words
    In 1991, inside London's Kensington Palace, Diana, Princess of Wales, participated in a series of secret interviews, recorded with her permission by a close friend on behalf of journalist Andrew Morton. Morton was writing a book about Diana's life to reveal what life was really like for the most photographed woman in world. The public was unaware that Diana, Princess of Wales’, marriage to HRH Prince of Wales was at crisis point. National Geographic Documentary Films reveals Diana's thoughts and feelings at a very specific point in her life, presenting one side of a very complicated story... her side. Told entirely in the Princess’ voice, with no interviews, most of these unique recordings have never been broadcast before.
  • Women's Day Special: Jane
    Jane Goodall, a young and untrained woman, challenges the male dominated scientific consensus of her time with her chimpanzee research and revolutionizes people's understanding of the natural world.
  • Women's Day Special: Jane GoodAll: Saving Paradise
  • Women's Day Special: Dian Fossy Gorrila Girl
  • Women's Day Special: Dian Fossy Dark Side of The Mountain
  • Women's Day Special: Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story
    The show follows the inspiring journey of 26 year old, 58 pound Lizzie from cyber-bullying victim to anti-bullying activist.
  • Women's Day Special: The Lone She
    Dolores is the first Arab woman who summit Everest from the North side. The say, not only it is harder but it furthermore requires extraordinary adrenaline gland to summit Everest from China. Legendary explorer George Mallory died there in 1924, with his body lying buried and undiscovered for more than 70 years until 1999.
  • Women's Day Special: Jane Goodall: The Hope
    Jane Using a trove of newer-before-seen footage, the film tells the story of Jane's early explorations and research in Tanzania, focusing on her ground breaking field work, her relationship with her cameraman and husband Hugo van Lawick, and the chimpanzees that were the subject of her study.
  • Women's Day Special: Dr. K: Wonder Women!
    Next Showing:  
    Monday 31 May 2021 at 9:00AM - National Geographic
  • Women's Day Special: Snakes in the City: Snake Charmer
    Wild woman Siouxsie Gillet is a true snake charmer. Together with boyfriend Simon Keys, she rescues snakes from sticky situations. With an ever-growing tattoo collection, sporting her signature pink hair; it's hard not to notice that Siouxsie rocks! This program features the drama and humour of the series while highlighting some of Siouxsie's most epic captures. We'll witness one of her first calls to catch a speeding forest cobra, experience her love of pythons, and feel the tension when she bags her first Black Mamba!
    Next Showing:  
    Monday 31 May 2021 at 10:00AM - National Geographic
  • Women's Day Special: Yukon Vet: Double O Oakley
    As the only all-species vet for hundreds of miles in the Yukon, Dr. Michelle Oakley has seen it all, but this season, she's back with some of the most unique and challenging cases of her career. From moving bears with tractors and horses with helicopters, to castrating angry boars and capturing wild bison, she'll have to use every trick she has to save these animals, or she might need a doctor of her own.
    Next Showing:  
    Monday 31 May 2021 at 11:00AM - National Geographic
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