DISCOVERY KIDS GOES GREEN WITH ITSNEW ADVENTURE SERIES THE GREEN SQUAD
- Monday to Friday at 5 pm-
New Delhi, February, 2013: In its mission to ignite imagination of millions of Indian kids,Discovery Kids presentsa newadventure series — THE GREEN SQUAD. The new serieswill bring kids closer to wildlife, nature and ways on protecting endangered species.THE GREEN SQUAD offers a fine blend of entertainment with environment based learning through its intelligent storyline and engaging characters.
THE GREEN SQUAD will air on Discovery Kids at 5 pm from Monday to Friday, starting February 18th with a repeat telecast at12.30 pm.
Claire, Thomas, Julian and Wifiin the series are on a mission to protect endangered animals and save Earth’s natural treasures. Through a global blogging network and the help of allies in the most unexpected places, they tackle all kinds of environmental issues. They find a new home for iguanas, solve a water crisis for a herd of thirsty zebras, discover alternatives to a pesticide problem and even face dangerous poachers.
Rahul Johri, senior vice president &general manager — South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said, “Discovery Kids continues to offer programmes that enlighten and entertain kids. THE GREEN SQUAD lends captivating narratives on saving the planet’s natural treasures.”
From the deepest jungles of Borneo to the remote cliffs of the Grand Canyon, THE GREEN SQUADlives an action-packed life protecting endangered species. Find out where they will be heading to next and what adventures await them.
Discovery Kids covers a variety of programming ranging from iconic global content to multiple India-themed series. Committed to offer a comprehensive viewing experience and cater to diverse demands of Indian kids, Discovery Kids programming formats include highest-quality animation and engaging live action series under multiple genres such as adventure, mythology, nature, history and science.
Discovery Kids has gained immediate availability across India on both analogue and DTH platforms including Tata Sky, Dish TV, Reliance DTH, Airtel Digital and Videocon D2H.
SOME OF THEGREEN SQUAD ADVENTURESIN THE SERIES ARE:
In the Caribbean, the Green Squad is looking into a disturbing drop in the Lesser Antillean iguana population, which is a protected species despite its large numbers. Their research puts them on the trail of curious predator, which they identify with the help of a young student and blogger from India.
The Green Squad is in Cuba for a vacation. There they meet Jorge and Joseffa who offer them a stay in their small hotel. During conversationthey spot a hummingbird falling from the air and learn that hummingbirds can’t store energy.Jorge tells them that the giant hotels being built byBetonas, a developer are putting the bird which is also their national emblem in danger. Claire, Thomas and Julian decide to alert the Green Squad Network.
The Green Great Wall
The Green Squad discovers the Great Green Wallin Mauritania. It is a wall of vegetation that will keep the desert from expanding.Jabrel, their guide tells them that the villagers use the trees and plants of the green wall for fulfilling their domestic needs. The Green Squad realizes that this could hinder the project which could save them one day. The squad is successful in convincing the locals about the usefulness of the solar oven.
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