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Brock, Richard

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Most widely held works by Richard Brock
The living planet : a portrait of the earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough visits the great environmental regions of the planet to examine how plants and animals adapt to their surroundings and how otherwise unrelated organisms, molded by similar conditions, develop similar techniques for solving problems of survival
Life on earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are some four-million different kinds of animals and plants in the world; four-million different solutions to the problems of staying alive. [This video], the result of a three-year, 1.3-million-mile odyssey to all seven continents, is the story of how a few of those life forms came to be as they are, not as isolated oddities but as elements in a long and continuous story that began billions of years ago"--Container
The living planet a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The building of the earth: Host David Attenborough reveals how huge forces formed the earth, how continents move, and how the planet earth has become so amazingly varied. He visits an erupting volcano in Iceland, finds giant plants on Mount Kenya, and investigates the recolonization of Krakatoa and Mount St. Helens by wildlife. The frozen world: Attenborough visits icy mountain slopes in the Andes and travels to the remote Arctic and Antarctic to explore how various plants and animals have adapted to these frigid, forbidding conditions
The Living planet a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seas of grass: Attenborough visits the African grasslands, where antelope, zebra and wildebeast reside with their predators, lions and cheetahs. The Baking deserts: Desert animals survive heat and drought in a variety of ingenious ways
The Living planet a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Community of skies: The atmosphere is a covering that is constantly on the move with a current of air, often global in scale, manufacturing the world's weather. In order to drift and fly, plants and animals must overcome gravity. Sweet fresh water: The world's largest river system, the Amazon, is followed by Attenborough from its source in the Peruvian Andes to its huge coastal delta in Brazil. The Margins of the land: Life between the tides makes great demands on the inhabitants, yet many creatures have made their home in this shifting world of mud and sand
The Living planet a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Northern forests: Trees of the coniferous forests have special adaptations that enable them to survive long cold winters. Many animals that inhabit these vast forests are dependent on the trees for leaves, cones or bark. Further south, in the deciduous woodland, we see how bears, skunks, raccoons, squirrels and opossums put on fat for the winter. Jungle: Attenborough makes a vertical journey down a kapok tree, whose crown emerges above the jungle canopy. He descends through the various layers to the forest floor below finding en route some of the most colorful and extraordinary plants and animals on earth
Nature( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The restoration and regeneration of Vietnam's wildlife after being damaged by war is shown
 
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