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Hosted by research social scientist David Yetman, explore the landscapes, peoples and history of North and South America — from the coldest towns in Canada to the tropical islands of the Caribbean.

Exploring the resistance and reception of Europeans to the Americas.
Conservation groups work for the ideal habitat for jaguars, mountain lions and ocelots
Understanding Columbus and the influence and destruction heaped on the Americas.
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Explore how southwestern U.S. native peoples established the Colorado Plateau.
The natural monuments that define the territories of native peoples in New Mexico.
Conservation groups work for the ideal habitat for jaguars, mountain lions and ocelots
Protecting whales and cultivating the friendship between people and the gentle giants.
Exploring a once booming tourist mecca that is now a nearly dead body of water.
Explore the Four Corners portion of the Colorado Plateau.
The falling water levels of Lake Powell reveal fragments of ancient peoples.
Exploring Huelva, its surroundings and its wealth of cultural and historical influences.
Understanding Columbus and the influence and destruction heaped on the Americas.
Exploring the resistance and reception of Europeans to the Americas.
Discover two of Alaska’s vast national parks, Lake Clark and Katmai.
Visit the descendants of Japanese peasants that have become prosperous farmers.
Visit the Sierra Nevada, the largest and highest mountain range in the Continental US.
Visit the small city of Tultepec, a suburb of Mexico City, known for producing fireworks.
Travel to the Maya city of Ceibal with scientists directing the latest excavations.
Visit Southern Chile, home to Native American and immigrant communities.
Travel to the ancient Maya city of Tizimín in the Yucatán peninsula to celebrate Epiphany.
Visit the ABC Islands--Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao in the Caribbean.
Visit Yellowstone National Park, our first and one of the most visited national parks.
Visit Panama City considered the Hong Kong of the Americas thanks to its booming canal.
Visit the Chinantecan people of mountainous northern Oaxaca, Mexico.
Visit the city of Salvador a vibrant repository of African influence in Brazil.
Visit the region known as the Reconcavo in Brazil.
Discover Nicaragua and its diversity of cultures and natural wonders.
Visit Brazil’s northeast coast and a tree that has become a major tourist attraction.
Visit Colombia to learn the history of the world’s most popular beverage, coffee.
Visit Lake Superior, the largest lake in the world and the coldest towns in the Americas.
Visit the remote city of Cuetzalan where past traditions and languages continue today.
Jump into Recife’s carnival, for a week of parades, dancing and elaborate costumes.
Decipher the mysteries of the Sierra Nevada with tectonic geologist Eldridge Moore.
Arizona's landscape is the product of millions of years of volcanic explosions.
Amazon oil means prosperity for Ecuador, but benefits for native peoples are less clear.
Revealing a Havana that was once off-limits, beyond the architectural first impression.
Mexico City’s rich cultural and ethnic history reflects this vibrant Latin American city.
In Mexico's southernmost state, David finds nations apart from mainstream Mexico.
The Pinacate Volcanic Range on the U.S.-Mexico border has a history of fire and brimstone.
Join researchers in Arizona and the Bahamas making startling climate change findings.
With distinct Afro-Cuban roots, Santiago de Cuba was once Cuba's most important city.
A hotbed of baseball, whalewatching, and a lively carnival, after years of turmoil.
From a biosphere to a Costa Rican rainforest reserve, scientists observe climate change.