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NOVA; Garden of Eden


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Garden of Eden
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

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Two hundred million years ago the supercontinent of Pangea began to break apart. India, Africa, Madagascar, and Australia all peeled away, eventually drifting to their present positions. Left behind was a tiny archipelago and its stranded lifeforms_the makings of what would become one of the most exotic environments on Earth. NOVA travels to the Seychelles, a Jurassic park of ancient plants and animals in the middle of the Indian Ocean, on Garden of Eden, airing Tuesday, November 28 at 9pm ET on PBS (check local listings). Bathed in turquoise waters 1,000 miles east of Kenya, the Seychelles are a paradise of unspoiled beauty and dazzling ecological diversity. Jacques Cousteau called its outermost islands "one of the last sanctuaries on the planet that man has not yet defiled."



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