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The Botany of Desire (full)

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The evolution of the relationship between plants and humans

The Botany of Desire - Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book

This special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world, seen from the plants' point of view.

The program shows how four familiar species -- the apple, the tulip, cannabis and the potato -- evolved to satisfy our yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control.