The fate of species during the normal course of evolution is extinction. But humankind is accelerating this phenomenon at an alarming rate. Currently, at least one life form is disappearing permanently each day, compared to one every thousand years during the age of dinosaurs. This episode of “On Track” takes a look at man’s inexorable march towards a lonely planet.
This award winning, awe inspiring, documentary series deals with all things African. We look at the fascinating diversity and lives of the African wildlife…. from the lush rainforests, to the arid desert sands to the vast oceans surrounding the continent. We also explore the rich diversity of cultures and traditions of the various peoples and regions of this magical land;and, investigate the fragile African environments and man’s interaction with her delicate ecosystems. Each program is headed up by a "Did you know" segment: an entertaining, even humorous, short subject followed by a fascinating feature story. Your whole family will enjoy this visual experience.