Witness the dangers of genetic isolation among one of nature's oddest creatures. The duck-billed platypus is an Australian native threatened by disease and extinction. FIRST PEOPLES continues Wednesday, 7/1 with back-to-back episodes beginning at 9/8c.
Operation Wild host Clare Balding meets 13 panda cubs during playtime at China’s Wolong National Nature Preserve. Find out how vets in China help keep the endangered giant pandas alive on OPERATION WILD, airing Wednesdays 7/1-15 at 8/7c on PBS.
California is on the verge of requiring more children to get vaccinations, even if parents disagree. Wall Street Journal reporter Caroline Porter joins Hari Sreenivasan from Los Angeles with more on the issue.
A North Dakota town suddenly becomes home to tens of thousands of oil field workers. Tune in to POV tonight at 10/9c for The Overnighters, a portrait of the men left behind in a modern-day gold rush and the pastor who risks everything to help them. Find out more: http://to.pbs.org/1FPMLq7
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Visiting from South Korea, Seungmin and Dongjoo are counting on their Korean-American friend John to meet girls. But with their day at the beach ending and their prospects diminishing, the friends reevaluate their mission. Watch Film School Shorts’ Banana Trip: http://to.pbs.org/1RL2Qko #PBSolff
The choices we make when we’re older — and our feelings about choice making — grow out of our first experiences with choosing. Here are some thoughts on how to help your child make decisions with confidence, from PBS Parents.
Fred Rogers helped us understand that there are many ways to help children develop a sense of confidence – and one of those ways is allowing children to make choices. When young children are given opportunities for thoughtful decision-making they’re better able to make all kinds of choices throughou…
Ancient and modern stories intersect more in Australia than anywhere else. Witness the cultural and genetic link between prehistoric & aboriginal Australians on the next episode of FIRST PEOPLES beginning Weds. 7/1 @ 9/8c.
Meet Lia. Born a boy, she's part of a new generation of kids Growing Up Trans. Lia's story is the first in a series of mini-documentaries created by FRONTLINE and meant to be watched, shared and discussed on Facebook.
From crafting prosthetic dolphin fins to raising baby pandas, witness the ingenuity and dedication of some heroic veterinarian teams in OPERATION WILD, airing on PBS Wednesdays, July 1-15 at 8/7c. http://to.pbs.org/1GnANkR
In face of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Friday that the Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 states, some parts of the country have not started to issue marriage licenses.