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Supersize Earth: A Place To Live

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Supersized Earth takes a look at the story of how humans have managed to transform our world in just a single generation. Dallas Campbell travels around the planet, visiting the world's largest and most ambitious engi...

Megastructures: Alberta’s Oil Sands Mine

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The scale of the Canada's Oil Sands Mines in the province of Alberta is simply astounding. This documentary explores the technology that makes extraction from the Oil Sands possible.

Three Gorges Dam: Great Wall Across the Yangtze

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The Three Gorges Dam is the world's largest hydroelectric dam and also the world's largest electricity-generating plant of any kind. In addition to generating more energy than the combined total of 15 nuclear power pl...

Megastructures: The Burj Al-Arab

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A look at the construction of the world’s tallest hotel, the Burj Al-Arab off the coast of Dubai. Rising 321 metres from an artificial island in the Arabian Gulf, this sail-like structure boasts numerous technical inn...

MegaStructures: The Golden Gate Bridge

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National Geographic's MegaStructures examines how the Golden Gate Bridge is being slowly re-build to withstand a devastating earthquake that is likely to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in the coming years.