Rena Garrett http://kenw.org en "Great White Shark" on Operation Maneater airs Wednesday, August 27th http://kenw.org/post/great-white-shark-operation-maneater-airs-wednesday-august-27th <p>Mark Evans travels to Western Australia, where seven people have been killed by sharks in the last three years. Authorities have implemented radical measures to catch and kill any shark they deem a threat. Evans wants to find non-lethal solutions to keep people — and sharks — safe. He enters the water to attach tracking tags to great whites; joins beach patrol teams searching for sharks; and tests a new “multi-spectral” camera that spots sharks from the air even when they are hidden several meters underwater.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:35:24 +0000 Rena Garrett 45148 at http://kenw.org "Great White Shark" on Operation Maneater airs Wednesday, August 27th "Why Sharks Attack" on Nova airs Wednesday, August 27th at 8 pm http://kenw.org/post/why-sharks-attack-nova-airs-wednesday-august-27th-8-pm <p>In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in 10 months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in growing numbers off the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, not far from the waters where Steven Spielberg filmed Jaws. What’s behind the mysterious arrival of this apex predator in an area where it’s rarely been seen for hundreds of years? Are deadly encounters with tourists inevitable? Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:31:20 +0000 Rena Garrett 45147 at http://kenw.org "Why Sharks Attack" on Nova airs Wednesday, August 27th at 8 pm "Earthflight, A Nature Special" airs on Wednesday, August 27th at 7 pm http://kenw.org/post/earthflight-nature-special-airs-wednesday-august-27th-7-pm <p>Snow geese, pelicans and bald eagles fly over the Great Plains, the Grand Canyon, Alaska and the Golden Gate Bridge as they encounter and engage with bears, dolphins, bison and spawning fish.</p><p><strong>Earthflight, A Nature Special "North America"&nbsp; </strong>airs on Wednesday, August 27th at 7 pm.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:25:47 +0000 Rena Garrett 45146 at http://kenw.org "Earthflight, A Nature Special" airs on Wednesday, August 27th at 7 pm "Lost Civil War Prison" on Time Team America airs Tuesday, August 26th at 7 pm http://kenw.org/post/lost-civil-war-prison-time-team-america-airs-tuesday-august-26th-7-pm <p>TIME TEAM AMERICA plunges the viewer into the grime and glory of real-life archaeology: epiphany and exhaustion, discovery and disappointment. Through the dirt, the sweat, the dust and the rain, archeologists explore the mysteries of the past through what they find buried below the ground. Part adventure, part hard science, part reality show, TIME TEAM AMERICA applies the latest technology and the team’s collective expertise to solving the riddles of the past — against a ticking clock. The team has just three days to find out what it can at each site.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:21:26 +0000 Rena Garrett 45145 at http://kenw.org "Lost Civil War Prison" on Time Team America airs Tuesday, August 26th at 7 pm "Big Men" on POV airs Monday, August 25th http://kenw.org/post/big-men-pov-airs-monday-august-25th <p>Over five years, director Rachel Boynton and her cinematographer film the quest for oil in Ghana by Dallas-based Kosmos. The company develops the country’s first commercial oil field, yet its success is quickly compromised by political intrigue and accusations of corruption. As Ghanaians wait to reap the benefits of oil, the filmmakers discover violent resistance down the coast in the Niger Delta, where poor Nigerians have yet to prosper from decades-old oil fields. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:16:04 +0000 Rena Garrett 45144 at http://kenw.org "Big Men" on POV airs Monday, August 25th