Created as part of the Conquer Your Exams Challenge, join us as we step into an immersive journey as we explore the depths and intricacies of one of the world’s most extraordinary wonders. Yellowstone: A Legacy is a four-part docuseries that explores the captivating narratives that unfold within the vast landscapes of Yellowstone National Park.
“Yellowstone: A Legacy” is your invitation to delve into the awe-inspiring beauty and rich heritage that define this iconic national park.
Episode 1: An Ecosystem in Balance
Life flourishes in Yellowstone. From the tiniest songbird to the mighty elk, and everything in between, nature has struck a delicate balance. But what happens when that balance is disturbed? In this episode we explore the complex relationships between predator and prey, and why they are so vital to the health of an ecosystem.
Episode 2: The Boiling Point
Vibrant colours disguise hidden dangers in the depth’s of Yellowstone’s hot springs. Despite the deadly temperatures, microbial life still thrives in the boiling, mineral-rich waters. In this episode we look at the mechanisms behind the hot springs and geysers, and how tiny creatures thrive where others dare not go.
Episode 3: Echoes of Eruption
Deep beneath Yellowstone lies a magma chamber, above which is the vast Yellowstone Caldera. Sometimes referred to as a supervolcano, the caldera lies atop the Yellowstone hotspot, and has inspired many an imagination. Although the volcano has erupted in the past, how will future eruptions affect the region – and the world?
Episode 4: An Eleven Thousand Year Legacy
Yellowstone attracts over three million visitors a year, but the human history of the park has spanned for thousands of years. From First Nations Americans, to European Settlers, to today, join us as we explore how human hands have shaped Yellowstone’s past, and how they can shape its future.
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