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Tuesdays, April 24 - May 15, 2018, 9 p.m.

Having lived as mobile foragers for 99 percent of our time on Earth, why did humans set out on the road to civilization? How did they create villages, towns, cities and states, and establish the blueprint for the modern world? First Civilizations identifies four cornerstones of civilization — war, religion, cities and trade.

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Join us for an exciting Earth Day line up with these four programs that explore climate change and sea level rise. Tune in starting at 8 p.m. on WHRO TV 15.

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Bill Nye is back and he is on a mission. Tune in tonight for a new documentary that chronicles his fight to increase science literacy throughout the nation.

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In this documentary a wide range of stakeholders, from regular citizens to military personnel to local business owners, add to the discussion of the rising sea level crisis and how it ultimately impacts everyone.

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Tuesday, April 17, 8 p.m.

Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. Study the role that art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity. See the works of beauty, ingenuity and illumination that has spanned across cultures and throughout the centuries.

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