Land of the Giants (1 x 60')
Join Lin Sutherland as she journeys to Tasmania, Australia's small southern island in search of the world’s tallest and largest trees. Unfortunately Lin is not alone in her search for these legendry giants…it's a race against time and against a giant of another kind - the massive and relentless wood chipping industry. These forests and their self-supporting ecosystem are dependent on growth, decay and renewal for survival which is constantly being threatened by logging, mining and cattle grazing. The journey leads into some of the most remote areas of wilderness to encounter these impressive giants. Along the way, the amazing wildlife and beauty of the oldest rainforest on Earth is truly breathtaking.
The tallest tree is decreed to be a redwood towering 367.5 feet, in California but Lin is certain that here in Tasmania other giants may topple this record. Land of the Giants captures... [more]