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Airs Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 8 p.m. & Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV
Travel deep into the remote forests of the Kalkalpen National Park in Austria. What appears at first to be devastation and destruction is in fact part of the fundamental process of the forest’s regeneration and transformation back to its natural, primeval state. One of the most salient changes in the forest, however, is the return of the lynx.
Airs Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
An international team of engineers races to construct a gargantuan dome to contain the lingering radioactive materials and crumbling remains of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, decades after being the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster.
Airs Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV
Watch an innovative documentary that illustrates how weather works by performing brave, ambitious (even unlikely) experiments that show how nature transforms simple ingredients like wind, water and temperature into something spectacular and powerful.
Airs Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 8:30 p.m. & Saturday, April 29 at 3:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
San Diego Zoological Society is world renowned for its animal collections at the San Diego Zoo and the Zoo Safari Park. What few people realize is that the Zoo and Safari Park have world-class collections of more than a million plants, too.
Airs Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 9 p.m. & 11:30 p.m. & Saturday, April 29 at 4:30 pm. on KPBS TV
Host Jorge Meraz meets a man from India who opened up the first Punjabi Indian restaurant of its kind in Baja, Mexico. Ramesh Kumar has made Tijuana his home and enjoys sharing the flavors of India with the community. Jorge partakes in the delicious cuisine, using his hands instead of a fork. Later, we meet Ramesh’s family and play a game of cricket.