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National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.)

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Restrepo : one platoon, one valley, one year by Tim Hetherington( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. The movie focuses on a remote 15-man outpost, Restrepo, named after a platoon medic who was killed in action. It was considered one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military. This is an entirely experiential film: the cameras never leave the valley; there are no interviews with generals or diplomats
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Startalk : everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond by Neil deGrasse Tyson( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What will it take to colonize Mars? Can we reverse climate change? Why do we fall in love? And will we ever capture Bigfoot? StarTalk is both a podcast and a National Geographic television program where host Neil deGrasse Tyson and his celebrity guests wrestle with these pressing questions and many more in an attempt to reveal the secrets of the universe and beyond. Filled with cool photos, smart scientific facts, and witty commentary on everything from the International Space Station to our unique anatomy, this companion volume is a dive into some of the most provocative subjects in science today
In the womb by National Geographic( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment of conception, every human embryo embarks on an incredible nine-month journey of development. Now, cutting-edge technology makes it possible for National Geographic Channel's "In the womb" to open a window into the hidden world of the fetus and explore each trimester in amazing new detail. Revolutionary 3-D and 4-D imagery sheds light on the delicate, dark world of a fetus as never before and follows a rare fetoscope operation, performed in utero with the hope of correcting life-threatening complications before birth
Stress : portrait of a killer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanford University neurobiologist Robert Sapolsky has been advancing our understanding of stress - how it impacts our bodies and how our social standing can make us more or less susceptible. Research reveals that the impact of stress can be found deep within us, shrinking our brains, adding fat to our bellies, even unraveling our chromosomes. Yet understanding how stress works can help us figure out a ways to combat it and how to live a life free of the tyranny of this contemporary plague
Inside Hurricane Katrina( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using comprehensive analysis of events, hours of government audio tapes, and personal interviews, National Geographic takes viewers into the eye of Katrina to uncover the decisions and circumstances that determined the fate of the Gulf residents
The fabric of the cosmos by B Greene( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using humor, everyday examples and computer animation for the more abstract concepts, author and physicist Brian Greene explains complex theories of the universe and the focus of his research, string theory
Killing Lincoln by William Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. While some aspects of the plot to slay Lincoln and cripple the newly forming union are widely known, much more of the history unfolds in this insightful drama. As actor John Wilkes Booth becomes increasingly obsessed with removing Lincoln from office, a secret cabal forms, and ultimately empowers Booth to carry out an event that will change America forever."--Container
Galápagos by Patrick Morris( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They are a living laboratory, a geological conveyor belt that has given birth to and seen the death of may species of plants and animals. Nowhere else on the Earth are the twin processes of creation and extinction of species so apparent
Up the Yangtze by Yung Chang( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "Farewell cruise" takes a luxury ship up the vast Yangtze River shortly before completion of the massive Three Gorges Dam. The passengers glimpse a rapidly changing countryside, while the local people struggle to adapt as their lives are irrevocably altered
Brain games( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus program: How to build a beating heart: "Scientists are using tissue engineering to harness the body's natural powers to grow skin, muscle, body parts and vital organs, even hearts."--Video.nationalgeographic.com
Earth : the biography( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Earth is an incredible, exceptional planet with an amazing life story full of cataclysmic disasters, eleventh-hour coincidences that save it from extinction, and an astonishing power to continually regenerate ... [U]ses breathtaking footage and specialist imaging to tell the story of the great forces that shape the planet - volcanoes, the ocean, the atmosphere and ice. Traveling from Ethiopia's unique lava lake to an ice cave under a glacier in Greenland and a host of amazing locations in between ... examine the forces that have helped create and foster life on Earth."--Container
Human footprint by Simon Nicholls( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a phase-by-phase journey through life from infancy to old age to illustrate the enormous imprint every American makes during his or her time on Earth. Incorporates facts with visuals to reveal our level of consumption and the simple changes we can all make to reduce the impact of our ecological footprint on the world. Using science and revelatory visual events, delivers a personal audit of how much of the world's resources each of us consumes, illustrating the average American's human footprint
Inside the living body( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces one "everywoman's" story and examines the everyday workings of a living, functining body. Microscopic filmmaking, advanced medical technology, and state-of-the-art cardiac tomography imaging techniques are used to reveal unique perspectives on how our bodies function, grow, and mature from infancy through puberty, adulthood, and old age
Great migrations( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Takes viewers around the world on the arduous journeys millions of animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species. Shot from land and air, in trees and cliff-blinds, on ice floes and underwater, this collection tells the formidable, powerful stories of many of the planet's species and their movements, while revealing new scientific insights with breathtaking high-definition clarity."--Container
Killing Kennedy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As global Cold War tensions mount and organized crime escalates in the U.S., a young, ambitious man from a wealthy family rises to become the leader of the free world. At the same time, a former dedicated Marine grows disillusioned with America. When their paths ultimately cross, the course of U.S. history will forever change"--Container
Inside 9/11( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traces the time line that led up to the deadly [September 11, 2001] attacks and deconstructs the fateful day, tracking the movements of all four terrorist teams and patching together the ad hoc response of government"--Container
The Nuremberg trials( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This American Experience production draws upon rare archival material and eyewitness accounts to re-create the dramatic tribunal that defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day
A traveler's guide to the planets( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take off beyond Earth's boundaries for the ultimate tour of our solar system. From Mars' monstrous mountains to Saturn's glittering rings, the sights are out of this world. Each hour offers breathtaking tours of the planets using modern-day high-tech telescopes and stunning CGI
Butterflies by Laura F Marsh( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monarch butterfly, one of the most seemingly delicate of all of nature's animals, proves to be one of the toughest in this reader. Making the yearly trip from the Northern United States and Canada to the Oyamel forest of Mexico is no easy task, and it takes five generations of butterflies in order to do so. Battling cold temperatures and the threat of starvation, these beautiful insects complete an almost 3,000 mile journey over the course of two months, only to have to turn and around and head back home
 
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