DW Transtel

The Great Outdoors: Our National Parks

The Great Outdoors: Our National Parks

DW Transtel | 16 4836
30 mins / ep
Episodes 14 – 19 (New)
Episodes 01 – 13 (Previous)
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All around the globe, national parks play a key role in maintaining the ecological balance and biodiversity of our world. As nature reserves, they promote the natural and long-term development of extensive habitats and their species and ecosystems. National parks provide people with the scope and space for scientific research and education, as well as for leisure and tourism. This series takes a fascinating look at national parks all over the world. Using breathtaking footage, we show the unique character of these biospheres.

01 Vast Expanse – Grand Canyon National Park, USA
02 Extraordinary Fauna – Humboldt National Park, Cuba
03 Peaceful Coexistence – Pyrenees National Park, France
04 Unspoiled Coastal Forests – Slītere National Park, Latvia
05 Underwater Treasure Hunt – Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica
06 Alpine Beauty – Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria
07 No-Limits Eco-Tourism – Krüger National Park and Environs, South Africa
08 Protected Paradise – Tubbataha Reefs Natural Marine Park, The Philippines
09 The ‘‘Green Roof’’ of Europe – Šumava National Park, Czech Republic
10 Guardians of the Holy Mountain – Mount Kenya National Park, Kenya
11 A Desert By the Sea – Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Brazil
12 Conservation as Opportunity – Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
13 Surrounded by Ice – Glacier Bay National Park, USA
14 Rebuilding a Reverse – Bouba Ndjida National Park, Cameroon
15 Nature Conservation Out at Sea – The Strait of Bonifacio International Marine Park, France and Italy
16 Newfoundland’s Raw Beauty – Gros Morne National Park, Canada
17 Underwater World in Need of Protection – Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park, Germany
18 Spectacular Mountainscapes – Rocky Mountain National Park, USA
19 Habitat for People and Animals – National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, Italy