Earth Trek | Link TV
A nine-part travel adventure series with hosts Joni Ravenna and John Stevens visiting magical places in search of epic adventures, cultural enlightenment, and ecological treasures.
With an estimated 8,000 species of flowering plants, including 2,500 species of trees, Malaysia is a botanist's paradise. Join John Stevens for a trek through Malaysia's incredible tropical rain forests and visit the highest, longest canape bridge in the world.
Joni Ravenna treks through India by elephant, camel and foot, in search of the sacred Rishi (Hindu sage). Guest Deepak Chopra illustrates the goals of enlightenment according to the ancient Indian Scriptures and sheds light on why "A Rishi sees not through the eyes of the flesh but through the eyes of the soul."
This episode of "Earth Trek" features an exciting elephant trek through the rainforests of Thailand. Viewers also experience scuba diving in Phuket and explore the ancient city of Ayutthea in search of what lies hidden beneath the ruins.
Joni Ravenna climbs the highest peak in all of Asia, Mt. Kinabalu in Sabah on the Island of Borneo. Here there are more ecological treasures per square foot than anywhere else in the world, including the world's largest flower and the largest orangutan sanctuary.
"Earth Trek" recreates the path of Lewis and Clark along the Missouri River, and digs up dinosaur fossils with famed paleontologist Jack Horner. A trek through Montana's wilderness is also part of the journey in search of yesterday's booming communities that are today's ghost towns.
“Vanishing Coral” presents the personal story of scientists and naturalists who are working with local communities to protect coral reefs that are being destroyed by warming seas, pollution, and destructive fishing practices.
Ericka Huggins, the renowned former Black Panther, political prisoner, human rights activist advocates for "restorative justice" and the role of spiritual practice in sustaining activism and promoting social change.