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Mystery of Easter Island

Easter Island, the remote island in the middle of the Pacific, is home to almost 900 giant statues known as moai. Why did this island, which was once a pristine paradise, devolve into a treeless wasteland?

Tuesday at 10pm on WGBH 2

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Life on the Reef: Episode 3

The human and animal residents of the reef prepare as a category five cyclone brings destruction to the North Queensland coast. But as cyclone season finally gives way to calm seas, the reef begins to recover and thrive.

Wednesday at 8pm on WGBH 2

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Women, There's A Reason Why You're Shivering In The Office

He was probably about 40 years old, 155 pounds, white, and wearing a suit. And he's the reason why women are shivering at their desks in air-conditioned buildings.

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Death in Paradise: Season 4, Episode 8

When a prisoner is killed in their custody, DI Goodman and the team are under pressure to solve the case quickly. Humphrey's father visits Saint Marie intent on meddling in his son's life.

Wednesday at 9pm on WGBX 44

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