Journey to Cuatrociénegas
Ancient Ecology: Paleobotanist Bruce Albert collects fossil pollen samples to better understand the past environments in the basin.
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: A fragile desert oasis in Mexico is drying up and researchers think they know where the water is going.
The Aquatic Box Turtle
: Researchers study one of the most endangered turtles in the world.
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Water in the Desert
: Discover Cuatrociénegas, where more than 70 species of plants and animals have evolved in the isolation of Mexico's desert springs. (Video opens in a new window.)