Premieres Wednesdays, October 14-28, 2020 on PBS
The resurrection and restoration of Gorongosa National Park is featured in The Age of Nature, a three-part PBS documentary series exploring how increased awareness of the natural world is leading to a new chapter in for both humanity and the planet.
Gorongosa Park is shown as an example of an ecosystem with the ability to repair itself in the wake of civil war and widespread poaching in “Awakening” – the first of three episodes scheduled to air October 14.
“Awakening” is then followed by two more episodes, “Understanding” on Oct. 21 and “Changing” on Oct. 28.
Filmed on seven continents, The Age of Nature presents ideas from around the globe for dealing with climate change, animal extinction, and environmental degradation. Each episode highlights the latest scientific research and effective strategies for restoring the environment, re-wilding landscapes and maintaining a balance between species. The series examines the work of a diverse international scientific community as well as indigenous citizen activists committed to bringing about change in their local communities.
Narrated by Uma Thurman, The Age of Nature premieres Wednesdays, October 14-28, 10:00 – 11:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS and will stream simultaneously on all station-branded PBS platforms, including pbs.org and the PBS Video App which is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV and Chromecast.
Original production funding provided by Anne Ray Foundation, a Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropy.