History is in large part the story of the relentless quest for power. University of Louisville biology professor Lee Dugatkin explores the evolutionary roots of dominance and power. The program was taped at the 2016 IdeaFestival at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville.
STEAM - Ideas That Shape Our World
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Mark Evans travels to Western Australia, where seven people have been killed by sharks in the last three years. Authorities have implemented radical measures to catch and kill any shark they deem a threat. Evans wants to find non-lethal solutions to keep people — and sharks — safe.
As India’s population booms, her legendary wildlife has been squeezed almost out of existence. But the commitment of the Indian people to preserve their wildlife is surprising – leading even to bringing back what has been lost. Explore the extraordinary story of Asia’s last lions and their recovery from near extinction.
Traverse Florida's vast and seldom seen "Forgotten Coast" and encounter stunning and rare wildlife, including black bears, manatees, alligators and ancient river fish.
Local officials in Flint, Mich., changed the city’s water source to save money, but overlooked a critical treatment process. As the water pipes corroded, lead leached into the system, exposing the community—including thousands of children—to dangerous levels of poison. What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?