The waters of Southeast Asia are some of the most dangerous in the world, with the channels between Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia offering rich pickings for pirates. Special Investigator for Risk Intelligence Karsten von Hoesslin embarks on an undercover surveillance mission watching suspicious tankers. With 25 percent of the world’s oil at stake, law enforcement will stop at nothing to track the pirates stealing and the companies paying them to steal.
National Geographic follows a hypothetical team of scientists in the year 2210 as they set out to learn what led to the collapse of our present day society in this theoretical look into the future.
Deep in the Amazon Rainforest, the ground is ablaze with the tiny terror of the fire ant. Armed to the teeth with a burning bite, they strip animals to the bone. Its sting contains cell-destroying venom that wreaks havoc on even human flesh.
Renowned conductor Jean Martinon leads the Orchestre National De L’O.R.T.F through masterpieces by Claude Debussy. This is one of the definitive renditions, bursting with unparalleled virtuosity. Both the conductor and the orchestra are in exquisite form. Absolutely essential.