This month, take a break from sitcoms and dramas with some enlightening science programs on KLRU. Check out the lineup:
Wednesday, June 11
Nature: Fortress of the Bears – 7:00 p.m.
Alaska supports the largest concentration of bears anywhere in the world who feast on mass amounts of salmon. For the first time when the salmon don’t arrive, their food chain is in jeopardy.
NOVA: Earth From Space – 8:00 p.m.
This film presents the Earth as you’ve never imagined. Satellite images transformed into spectacular sequences show us how dust from the Sahara fertilizes the Amazon, an Antarctica “waterfall” that helps drive the world’s ocean currents, and more.
Wednesday, June 18
Nature: Great Zebra Exodus – 7:00 p.m.
This feature is not just on zebras, but a look at the nature of parenting and the fragility of young life in the wild. Watch various species in Africa as they experience procreation, new life and raising the young.
NOVA: At the Edge of Space – 8:00 p.m.
What’s between Earth and space? See scientists attempt to explore the phenomena on this science night.
Wednesday, June 25
Nature: Fabulous Frogs – 7:00 p.m.
One of the most successful amphibians, frogs are excellent survivors and adapters, while they’re also a little weird. Learn about the vast species of frogs from all around the world.
NOVA: Deadliest Earthquakes – 8:00 p.m.
2010 marked a year of severe earthquakes around the world, racking up one of the highest annual death tolls. Reflect on these devastating disasters and look further into the nature of the phenomena.