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  • Alive in the Andes show

    Alive in the Andes

    When a small plane crashed in the Andes, the survivors were forced to turn to cannibalism to stay alive.

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  • Ocean Emergency show

    Ocean Emergency

    The race-against-time rescue story of a Norwegian cargo ship stranded in the North Atlantic in the path of a fierce tornado.

    (00:59)
  • Rolex Awards 2008 show

    Rolex Awards 2008

    The Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Andrew Muir show

    Andrew Muir

    Andrew Muir - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

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  • Talal Akasheh show

    Talal Akasheh

    Talal Akasheh - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Tim Bauer show

    Tim Bauer

    Tim Bauer - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • The Riverdance show

    The Riverdance

    In the Irish Sea truck ferry the Riverdance is battered by bad weather and wrecked off the shore of Blackpool, England. A...

    (01:23)
  • New Carissa show

    New Carissa

    Many of the world's best salvage teams have tried and failed to move the 'wreck that will not die' off the Oregon coast. Meet...

    (02:54)
  • The Haven show

    The Haven

    Genoa, Italy. In 1991 the oil tanker The Haven caught fire and 1 million barrels of oil burned for three days. View the...

    (02:43)
  • The Jane show

    The Jane

    Stricken Russian coal carrier the Jane lies beached off the Japanese coast. The elite salvage team undertake the dangerous job...

    (01:17)
  • The New Flame show

    The New Flame

    Salvage operations rely on brains as well as brawn. Off the Gibraltar coast a salvage team uses high-tech equipment to device...

    (02:20)
  • Teaser show

    Teaser

    Take a closer look at one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.

    (00:29)
  • Earth Report 2009 show

    Earth Report 2009

    Scientific breakthroughs from 2008 will form the core of this year’s Earth Report. Young high-energy experts from around...

    (01:15)
  • Vertical Farm show

    Vertical Farm

    In 2008, innovative thinking for the city of the future gave birth to some exciting new ideas. The hot topic of the year: the...

    (04:55)
  • Food Shortages show

    Food Shortages

    Millions of the world’s poorest populations in 2008 suffered severe food shortages as crops failed and food prices spiked.

    (03:00)
  • Artic Ice show

    Artic Ice

    Some feared that the arctic ice would retreat further than ever and lead to an 'ice free' north pole. The volume of ice did...

    (02:51)
  • Atlantic Hurricanes show

    Atlantic Hurricanes

    Research has found 90% of Atlantic hurricanes were preceded by lightning storms over the highlands of East Africa in Ethiopia....

    (03:00)
  • Volcanic Eruptions show

    Volcanic Eruptions

    64 volcanoes erupted in 2008. One-tenth of the world's population lives in the shadow of an active volcano. The University of...

    (05:00)
  • China Earthquake show

    China Earthquake

    On May 12, 2008 a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck the Szechwan province of China. This was the worst natural disaster to hit...

    (03:00)
  • Germans invade Soviet Union show

    Germans invade Soviet Union

    Hitler's deputy Rudolph Hess bails out of a Messerschmitt over Glasgow, in an effort to make peace with Great Britain. The...

    (03:09)