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Subject: Science: Environment

Eco Adventures in Latin America Series

Eco Adventures in Latin America Series

Eco travel and Eco adventure trips are growing in popularity as hands-on ways to learn about ecology and the natural world. This series takes viewers to South America and the Caribbean to explore, study and experience the environment in a variety of Latin American locations, emphasizing the importance of preserving the original eco-systems. Produced by Ferraro Nature Films, Inc. Programs available on 13 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 13-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also See: Inside Nature of South America Series; Digital Encyclopedia of Nature Series


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Andes' Adventure: Rafting Fever

Andes' Adventure: Rafting Fever

As this program begins we see there are many outdoor activities to enjoy in Venezuela, including paragliding, canyoning, mountain biking and bridge jumping. But one of the most amazing and thrilling experiences has to be rafting the rivers coming down from the Andes to the floodable plains of the Orinoco. This eco Click for more


Angel Falls (The Great Falls)

Angel Falls (The Great Falls)

"Highly Recommended. The bulk of the documentary follows a tour group aboard a Canaima Tours' dugout canoe through the natural wonders of Canaima National Park. The scenery is absolutely stunning along the way. The final section of the program takes the viewer to their ultimate destination, Angel Fall, which are Click for more


Autana: The Magical Mountain

Autana: The Magical Mountain

The mighty Orinoco River drains the Amazon region of Venezuela together with the rivers sweeping down through the unexplored jungles of the Guayana Shield highlands. "Amazonas" is the wildest and least populated region of the country and perhaps the continent. To visit this region one leaves civilization behind and Click for more


Diving in Cozumel, Grand Cayman and the Bahamas

Diving in Cozumel, Grand Cayman and the Bahamas

Cozumel, Grand Cayman and the Bahamas are among the best diving sites in the Caribbean. Cozumel is the largest inhabited island of Mexico and legendary since Jacques Cousteau made it famous in the 60s. It is noted for its underwater visibility and the health of its reefs; also a trip to Chichen-Itza offers Click for more


Feathered Fantasy: A Birdwatcher's Mecca

Feathered Fantasy: A Birdwatcher's Mecca

"Highly Recommended. South America is called the bird continent, and for good reason. 40% of 9,000 species of birds are found in South America. Southeast Venezuela is particularly known for its great variety of bird species and is home to several ecosystems. Some of the most unusual avian species can be found here, Click for more


Kayaking the Delta

Kayaking the Delta

"Recommended. This program follows a group of five people kayaking the Orinoco Delta, a labyrinth of waterways through the Venezuelan jungle that ultimately leads to the Atlantic Ocean and the coast of Trinidad. The film is a day-by-day depiction of the group, who averages 30 miles a day on their arduous journey. Click for more


Los Roques 1: Diving in the Caribbean

Los Roques 1: Diving in the Caribbean

Los Roques is an archipelago of pristine coral islands located 100 miles east of Bonaire, along the chain of the Lesser Antilles. Because of the abundance and diversity of species in its waters, and the healthy condition of its reefs, it is one of the most sought after places for scuba diving in the Caribbean. This Click for more


Los Roques 2: The Blue Paradise

Los Roques 2: The Blue Paradise

The Blue Paradise of Los Roques offers visitors the opportunity not only to experience the Caribbean as a natural wilderness under modern plans for strict conservation and management, but also as a different kind of vacation, a different way of enjoying life, everything you'd dream a Caribbean island should be. Here Click for more


The Orinoco Delta: The Flow of the Tides

The Orinoco Delta: The Flow of the Tides

The Orinoco Delta is a vast, intricate labyrinth of waterways weaving through a shimmering jungle to carry the waters of the Orinoco River to the Atlantic Ocean. The Orinoco Delta was formed over the course of thousands of years, as the mighty river has deposited millions of tons of sediment into the ocean. During Click for more


Para Falls and the Caura Reserve

Para Falls and the Caura Reserve

The Caura Reserve is a fluvial system with dense forests, practically untouched by agricultural and other human commercial development, primarily because of its inaccessibility. As one of the most pristine ecosystems in South America, the Caura basin and its inhabitants remain a tantalizing mystery to conservation Click for more


Six Latin American Eco Adventures

Six Latin American Eco Adventures

This program presents six different wild destinations popular with eco travelers and adventurers. First, the Gran Sabana Highlands with its countless waterfalls; then the Cueva del Guacharo (The Oilbird Cave) in the Caripe Mountains, where we learn about the amazing nocturnal bird, the Oilbird. The third Click for more


The Soul of the Llanos

The Soul of the Llanos

The Orinoco Plains, the Llanos, comprises almost 40% of Venezuelan territory, over 100,000 square miles, in the middle of the country, mostly north of the Orinoco River. It is one of the greatest fauna reservoirs of South America, home to nearly 400 species of birds and many mammals, including river dolphins, reptiles, Click for more


Venezuela: An Eco Adventurer's Paradise

Venezuela: An Eco Adventurer's Paradise

Venezuela is home to more than 25 different ecosystems, including the Andes Mountains, a long coastline, numerous islands and archipelagoes, the Orinoco Delta, the central floodable plains, and the vast Orinoco-Amazon rainforest system, which covers more than 40% of the country. The choice for the eco traveler is endless. Click for more





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