Voyage of Darwin's Beagle

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season

Charles Darwin changed the world with his development of the theory of evolution. That occurred as a result of his travels in the Beagle to the Galapagos Islands, which has many unique forms of wildlife that are found nowhere else. This peek at that voyage is illuminating for anyone who has an interest in science, especially in the realm of zoology and the origins of the human species.

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On The Future of Species: The Ruins of Progress
8. On The Future of Species: The Ruins of Progress
September 12, 2012
The Stad Amsterdam's eight-month journey comes to an end. During this final leg, the crew stops at The Cape of Good Hope. While there, they study mischievous baboons, examine the remnants of apartheid, and meet the San'the oldest race in the world.
On The Future of Species: Adapt or Die!
7. On The Future of Species: Adapt or Die!
September 12, 2012
In this episode, Sarah and Redmond explore how Australia is helping to shape the future of mankind through gene research and artificial intelligence. They look into changes in the Earth's temperature over the past 50,000 years.
Adapt or Die
7. Adapt or Die
September 13, 2012
In this episode, Sarah and Redmond explore how Australia is helping to shape the future of mankind through gene research and artificial intelligence. They look into changes in the Earth's temperature over the past 50,000 years.
On The Future of Species: Toolbox of Survival
6. On The Future of Species: Toolbox of Survival
September 12, 2012
The crew makes for Australia to examine the profound effect that human habitation'and the introduction of invasive species'has had on the island. They are also confronted with the reality of how climate change has impacted the land and its inhabitants.
On The Future of Species: The Paradise of Competition
5. On The Future of Species: The Paradise of Competition
September 12, 2012
The Stad Amsterdam reaches the Galapagos Islands'the site of Darwin's most famous research. Explore the various islands with Redmond and Sarah, and meet some of their famous reptilian and feathered inhabitants.
On The Future of Species: The Final Countdown
4. On The Future of Species: The Final Countdown
September 12, 2012
The clipper crosses the Strait of Magellan. Redmond examines the value of salmon farms, while Sarah retraces Darwin's journey into the Andes Mountains'an expedition he considered to be one of the highlights of his five year voyage.
On The Future of Species: The Last Frontier
3. On The Future of Species: The Last Frontier
September 12, 2012
In this episode, Sarah Darwin visits the last remaining members of a native tribe that was wiped out by European disease. Hear the history of the Beagle's incredible nautical resilience.
On The Future of Species: Low Life On the Ladder of God
2. On The Future of Species: Low Life On the Ladder of God
September 12, 2012
Follow the team down the coast of South America and see some of the most impacting remnants of the slave trade. Then, tread in Darwin's footsteps as he discovers his first giant fossils, proving the existence of ancient and extinct animals.
On The Future of Species: One Small Step For Man
1. On The Future of Species: One Small Step For Man
September 12, 2012
Almost 180 years after Charles Darwin's journey around the world, his great granddaughter and a crew of authors, artists, and scientists follow in his footsteps. The first leg of their journey takes them from Tenerife to the rainforests of the Amazon.
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Charles Darwin changed the world with his development of the theory of evolution. That occurred as a result of his travels in the Beagle to the Galapagos Islands, which has many unique forms of wildlife that are found nowhere else. This peek at that voyage is illuminating for anyone who has an interest in science, especially in the realm of zoology and the origins of the human species.

  • Premiere Date
    September 12, 2012