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A night of programming about oceans, lakes and seas

DENVER – (April 07, 2010) – On Thursday, Apr. 15, a night of programming focusing on oceans, lakes, seas and related topics will air on Colorado Public Television’s Channel 12.2

Desert Reef at 5 p.m. reveals the narrative of a changing planet. The Fossilized ocean reef in New Mexico’s Guadalupe Mountains tells a fascinating story of profound sea-level fluctuation and climate change more than 280 million years ago.

The Men Who Sailed the Liberty Ships at 6 p.m. pays homage to the U.S. Merchant Marines, civilians who volunteered for one of the most dangerous jobs of World War II.

Changing Seas, from 7 to 9 p.m., takes offers a look at how oceanographers and experts study earth’s vast underwater wilderness, while shedding light on how over-fishing, global climate change and pollution threaten ocean resources.

Legends of the Lake at 9 p.m. looks at the history behind the mahogany exteriors of classic wooden boats.

Burt Wolf: Travels and Traditions at 9:30 is a cruise of the Rhine River, one of the world’s great rivers.

A full schedule of air times for programs on KBDI’s three digital channels can be found at www.KBDI.org.

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