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Earth by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of three animal families on a journey across our planet - polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales. It captures rare footage of nature's wildest and most elusive animals
Titanic : legacy of the world's greatest ocean liner by Susan Wels( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides details on the Titanic's construction, her wreck in 1912, and present-day exploration and salvage operations
The blue planet : seas of life( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Blue Planet: Seas of Life is the definitive exploration of the marine world, chronicling the mysteries of the deep in ways never before imagined"--Container
Encounters at the end of the world( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film, like many from director Werner Herzog, is a poem of oddness and beauty. Investigating the lives of the "professional dreamers" who conduct research at the bottom of the world in Antarctica, he finds a happily cynical lot, who regard climate change and the potential extinction of Homo sapiens in rather a different light than most people. They study penguins, seals, volcanoes, miniscule underwater creatures, and the shifting ice patterns. In this harsh yet beautiful place, where compasses are useless, and the climate is negative 70 degrees Fahrenheit, Herzog finds the scenery splendid, and McMurdo Station research center repellent. For viewers who have wondered why anyone would go to Antarctica, Herzog's film provides some interesting answers, and many scenes capturing the natural beauty of the ice continent
Taxi to the dark side by Alex Gibney( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As US soldiers occupied worn-torn Afghanistan in 2002, a young Afghan taxi driver called Dilawar was arrested, along with his passengers, at a checkpoint for an alleged involvement in a Taliban rocket attack. Confined to a solitary cell at Bagram, Dilawar was chained and exposed to continuous beatings and torture from the US soldiers. Five days after his arrest, Dilawar died. -- Container
The life of mammals by David Attenborough( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces us to the most diverse group of animals ever to live on this planet. From the smallest to the largest, from the slowest to the fastest, from the least attractive to the most irresistible. Looks at 4,000 species, including ones that have outlived the dinosaurs and conquered the farthest places on Earth. Examine how their adaptations for finding food have had an effect on the way they socialize, mate and live
Human planet by John Hurt( Visual )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humans are the ultimate animals - the most successful species on the planet. Uniquely in the animal kingdom, humans have managed to adapt and thrive in every environment on Earth. Each episode examines one of the extremes of our planet: the arctic, mountains, oceans, jungles, grasslands, deserts, rivers, and even the urban jungle. Each habitat engenders astonishing solutions in the face of extreme adversity. Here are people who survive by building complex, exciting, and often mutually beneficial relationships with their animal neighbors, or the hostile elements of the natural world. This eight-part series is a celebration of the amazing, complex, profound, and sometimes challenging relationship between humankind and nature
The blue planet : seas of life by David Attenborough( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Startling wildlife photography reveals the sea and its communities at their most fearsome and alluring in this landmark BBC mini-series on the ocean, a world we know less about than the moon
Nature's most amazing events( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each season, as the ever-thinning Arctic ice recedes, polar bears face a daunting challenge; Grizzly bears in British Columbia must use ingenuity and fancy footwork to collect their catch; The annual rains of the Serengeti draw in the greatest concentration of large animals on Earth; Each year, billions of sardines flood South Africa's east coast creating an action-packed feeding frenzy; Thousands of animals make the long trek toward the life saving annual flood of Botswana's Okavango Delta; The annual plankton boom of Alaska's coastal waters attracts humpback whales and sea lions, who must avoid predatory killer whales
Walking with cavemen by Michael Olmert( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collector's set explores the full spectrum of prehistoric life, from the rise of monsters millions of years ago to the reign of dinosaurs and our own evolutionary predecessors. Features the history of mankind, the development of language, tools, and art
Pompeii : the last day by Warner Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining compelling narrative with state-of-the-art computer graphics and high-quality drama reconstruction, this production throws new light on the way gladiators really fought and trained and reveals that many of them were the superstars of their age
Human body : pushing the limits( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A groundbreaking series portraying the human body as you've never seen it before. This series takes us across continents, meeting those who have pushed their bodies to the max. The latest CGI and camerawork depicts their ordeals in vivid detail, both externally and through the internal workings of their bodies. Meanwhile our presenter puts his own body through its paces, pushing it to extremes"--Container
Into the universe with Stephen Hawking( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time Travel: "Is time travel possible?" Hawking explores the world's favorite scientific "what if?" warping the very fabric of time and space as he goes. From killing your grandfather to riding a black hole, see how time travel may actually come true.--Container
Walking with prehistoric beasts by BBC Video (Firm)( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extraordinary trip through history and evolution that begins with the end of the dinosaurs and ends with the rise of even more mysterious creatures : the first humans"--Container
Rocks and minerals by Jack Challoner( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines field identification techniques with background information and practical hands-on advice
Belize( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planet earth by Juan Romay( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts information on the history of the earth and its structure. Includes data on the origin and influence of the moon as well as the earth's magnetic field and the sun's energy
Walking with dinosaurs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the first natural history of dinosaurs. The series recreates the age when the great reptiles roamed our planet, allowing us to believe we are watching living creatures in their natural habitat
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