Kelp was once the Cinderella of the sea. Dismissed as unattractive and useless, it is only in recent years that this rather drab algae has been hailed as the primary link in the food chain of some coastal ecologies. This episode of “On Track” takes a look at the abundance of marine life that owes its existence to this much-maligned seaweed.
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.