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National Geographic Weekend


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September 01, 2007

This Week's Guests:

• Boyd Matson joins Award-winning filmmakers and naturalists, Dereck and Beverly Joubert in the African wilderness where they live. While sitting in their tent, the couple tells Boyd about the romance and danger of living in the bush and filming lions, leopards and elephants.

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• Ian Bystrom is the captain of the John Smith 400 Project. He and his crew of 12 modern explorers are endeavoring to complete a 121-day, open-boat voyage retracing John Smith’s 1608 expedition up and down the Chesapeake Bay.

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• Mark Moffett is often called Doctor Bugs. He is a Harvard-trained insect scientist and self-taught photographer. He talks with Boyd about his amazing close-up photographs of ants in the August 07 issue of National Geographic Magazine.

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• Wendy Gordon, Founder of the Green Guide, talks about the hazards of bottled water.

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• National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence, Bob Ballard is among the most accomplished and well known of the world's deep-sea explorers. He talks with Boyd about his historic discovery of the sunken R.M.S. Titanic and more recent adventures.

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• Joel Bourne discusses his article in the August 07 issue of National Geographic Magazine about the flooding of New Orleans. Also, Tim Samaris, a Tornado Chaser, talks about tracking disastrous storms.

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• Luke Hunter is the Global Carnivore Program Coordinator for the Wildlife Conservation Society. He tells Boyd about his work in tracking the Asiatic cheetah in Iran.

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• Andrew Zolli is a foresight and global trends consultant who analyzes critical trends at the intersection of culture, technology, and global society. He tells Boyd what the future might hold.

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