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BBC Earth (Firm)

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Planet Earth II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 2016 follow-up to the 2006 documentary mini-series "Planet Earth" examines the natural features and wildlife found in various parts of the world, each of the six episodes corresponding to a different category of natural or man-made terrain (e.g., island, mountain, jungle, urban area, etc.)
Blue planet II( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Attenborough returns to the world's oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face
Frozen planet by David Attenborough( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arctic and Antarctic remain the greatest wildernesses on Earth. The scale and beauty of the scenery and the sheer power of the elements--the weather, the ocean and the ice--is unmatched anywhere else on our planet. Yet these harsh environments are teeming with life: home to iconic animals from polar bears to Adelie penguins and from killer whales to wandering albatross. Using the latest camera technology to film on land, from the air, underwater and below the Arctic ice cap, Frozen Planet follows their fascinating lives throughout the seasons as they struggle to survive. With spectacular polar landscapes and amazing animal behaviour, often filmed for the first time, it captures the drama of an extreme natural world
Walking with dinosaurs by Charlie Rowe( Visual )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Meet dinosaurs more real than anyone has ever seen and take off on a thrilling prehistoric adventure, where Patchi, an underdog dinosaur, triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages
Life by David Attenborough( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, with breathtaking new high definition filming techniques developed since Planet Earth, Life presents 130 incredible stories from the frontiers of the natural world, 54 of which have never been filmed before. Packed with excitement, revelation and entertainment, this remarkable 10-part blockbuster captures unprecedented, astonishingly beautiful sequences and demonstrates the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to survive and thrive." --Container
Human planet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 775 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
Life( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment
Earth : one amazing day( Visual )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles. Breakthroughs in filmmaking technology bring you up close with a cast of unforgettable characters. Told with humor, intimacy and a jaw-dropping sense of cinematic splendor
Africa : eye to eye with the unknown( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa is a six-part series that will amaze and awe with stunning photography and truly moving stories of survival on the continent with the most diverse animal life anywhere on our planet
Nature's most amazing events( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each season, as the ever-thinning arctic ice recedes polar bears face a daunting challenge; Grizzly bears in British Columbis 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 eash 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
Seven worlds, one planet( Visual )

4 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions of years ago, incredible forces ripped apart the Earth's crust, creating our seven continents, each with its own distinct climate, its own distinct terrain, and its own unique animal life. From the colorful paradise of South America to the scorching heat of Africa, this showcases the true character of each continent in turn and reveals just how it has shaped all life there
9 months that made you( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the thrilling story of how people are made, from the moment of conception to the moment of birth 280 days later. Follow the gestation process, the most exquisite biological choreography found in nature. Using the latest research and advances in medicine, we can reveal this hidden world in forensic detail. Zeroing in on milestones along the road to creation; where critical events can change people's life
Madagascar : the land where evolution ran wild( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 65 million years, Madagascar was lost to the world, isolated, undiscovered, and untouched by humans. Left to its own devices it became a hotbed of evolution, resulting in the greatest concentration of unique creatures anywhere on the planet. More than 80% of Madagascar's animals and plants are found nowhere else on Earth
The planets by Brian Cox( Visual )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the stars in the night sky wander the eight-plus worlds of the solar system, each home to truly awe-inspiring sights. Volcanoes three times higher than Everest, geysers erupting with icy plumes, cyclones larger than Earth lasting hundreds of years. Each of our celestial neighbors has a distinct personality and a unique story. In this five-part series, NOVA will explore the awesome beauty including Saturn's 45,000-mile-wide rings, Mars's ancient waterfalls, and more
The Great Rift : Africa's greatest story( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visible from space, The Great Rift runs for thousands of miles -- from majestic, snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro to the hustle and bustle of the Red Sea's coral reefs. This is the wildest, most diverse landscape in the world, spanning erupting volcanoes, forest-clad mountains, spectacular valleys, rich grasslands, vast lakes and mighty rivers -- there is no greater spectacle of wildlife on Earth. We discover the volcanic home of the Gelada Baboon and rare Ethiopian wolf; the misty Virunga Mountains, last refuge of the mountain gorilla; deep freshwater lakes each with its own unique species; shallow caustic soda lakes supporting hundreds of thousands of flamingos; and a sea world rich with giant corals and shoals of colorful fish. In the great savannahs of the Serengeti and eastern Uganda, the richness of the landscape draws vast herds of zebra, wildebeest, elephant, cheetah, and lion. And where grassland meets forest, we find chimpanzees whose lives mirror those of the first humans on earth
Great Yellowstone thaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yellowstone is home to North America's most iconic wildlife, and every year these animals must survive the Thaw-one of the harshest seasonal changes on Earth when temperatures can swing from minus 40°F in winter to almost 100°F in summer. Learn how animals cope with this range, and witness the impact on individual families of wolves, grizzly bears, beavers, and great gray owls
Dynasties( Visual )

4 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature depicted as never seen before: high stakes drama that goes deeper into the lives of five of the world's most celebrated and endangered animals than ever before: Chimpanzee, Emperor Penguin, Lion, Painted Wolf and Tiger
Earthflight by Philip Dalton( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by David Tennant, this documentary focusing on the flight of birds was filmed over four years and forty countries with help from camera-carrying birds, drones, paragliders and remote-control microflight planes
Earth's natural wonders : living on the edge( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PBS version of a BBC/PBS coproduction. Examines the natural wonders of six continents (including Mount Everest's Khumbu Icefall, the Amazon, the Grand Canyon, Victoria Falls, the Camargue, and ocean reefs), focusing on how the natural features of each locale affects the life and culture of its inhabitants
Life story( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The makers of the Emmy Award(r)-winning series Life take viewers deeper than ever into the perilous and exhilarating drama humans share with every other animal on the planet, from the circumstances of birth and the struggle to reach adulthood, secure a home and find a mate, to the unpredictable challenges thrust on all creatures by the environment, enemies and even families
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Alternative Names
BBC Earth.

BBC Earth Films.

British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Earth

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