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Planet Earth, 1, From Pole to Pole
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produced by Mark Linfield, fl. 2001, NHK International Inc., British Broadcasting Corporation and Discovery Channel, in Planet Earth, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
The lives of animals and plants are dominated by the sun and fresh water which trigger seasonal journeys. The latest technology and aerial photography enable the Planet Earth team to track some of the greatest mass migrations. In the Arctic spring, a mother polar bear and cubs emerge from their winter den. They ha...
produced by Mark Linfield, fl. 2001, NHK International Inc., British Broadcasting Corporation and Discovery Channel, in Planet Earth, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Planet Earth, 2, Mountains
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produced by Vanessa Berlowitz, fl. 1996, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel and NHK International Inc., in Planet Earth, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins
Tour the mightiest mountain ranges, starting with the birth of a mountain at one of the lowest places on Earth and ending at the summit of Everest. One of Earth's rarest phenomena is a lava lake that has been erupting for over 100 years. The same forces built the Simian Mountains where troops of gelada baboons liv...
produced by Vanessa Berlowitz, fl. 1996, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel and NHK International Inc., in Planet Earth, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 48 mins
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Planet Earth, 3, Fresh Water
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produced by Mark Brownlow, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel and NHK International Inc., in Planet Earth, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
Fresh water defines the distribution of life on land. Follow the descent of rivers from their mountain sources to the sea. Watch spectacular waterfalls, fly inside the Grand Canyon and explore the wildlife in the world's deepest lake. Planet Earth captures unique and dramatic moments of animal behaviour: a showdow...
produced by Mark Brownlow, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel and NHK International Inc., in Planet Earth, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Planet Earth, 4, Caves
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produced by Huw Cordey, fl. 1996, Discovery Channel, NHK International Inc. and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
The Cave of Swallows in Mexico is a 400m vertical shaft, deep enough to engulf the Empire State Building. The Lechuguilla cave system in the USA is 193km long with astonishing crystal formations. Caves are remarkable habitats with equally bizarre wildlife. Cave angel fish cling to the walls behind waterfalls with...
produced by Huw Cordey, fl. 1996, Discovery Channel, NHK International Inc. and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Planet Earth, 5, Deserts
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produced by Huw Cordey, fl. 1996, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
Around 30% of the land's surface is desert, the most varied of our ecosystems despite the lack of rain. Saharan sandstorms reach nearly a mile high and desert rivers run for a single day. In the Gobi Desert, rare Bactrian camels get moisture from the snow. In the Atacama, guanacos survive by licking dew off cactus...
produced by Huw Cordey, fl. 1996, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Planet Earth, 6, Ice Worlds
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produced by Vanessa Berlowitz, fl. 1996, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
The Arctic and Antarctic experience the most extreme seasons on Earth. Time-lapse cameras watch a colony of emperor penguins, transforming them into a single organism. The film reveals new science about the dynamics of emperor penguin behaviour. In the north, unique aerial images show a polar bear swimming more th...
produced by Vanessa Berlowitz, fl. 1996, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Planet Earth, 7, Great Plains
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produced by Jonny Keeling, fl. 2007, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
After filming for three years, Planet Earth finally captures the shy Mongolian gazelle. Only a handful of people have witnessed its annual migration. Don't miss the bizarre-looking Tibetan fox, captured on film for the first time. Over six weeks the team follow a pride of 30 lions as they attempt to hunt elephants...
produced by Jonny Keeling, fl. 2007, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Planet Earth, 8, Jungles
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produced by Huw Cordey, fl. 1996, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
Jungles cover roughly three per cent of our planet yet contain 50 per cent of the world's species. Our cameras enable unprecedented views of animals living on the dark jungle floor. In the Ngogo forest the largest chimpanzee group in the world defends its territory from neighbouring groups. Other jungle specialist...
produced by Huw Cordey, fl. 1996, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Planet Earth, 9, Shallow Seas
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produced by Mark Brownlow, fl. 2006, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
A humpback whale mother and calf embark on an epic journey from tropical coral paradises to storm ravaged polar seas. Newly discovered coral reefs in Indonesia reveal head-butting pygmy seahorses, flashing 'electric' clams and bands of sea kraits, 30-strong, which hunt in packs. Elsewhere plagues of sea urchins fe...
produced by Mark Brownlow, fl. 2006, NHK International Inc., Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Planet Earth, 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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Planet Earth, 10, Seasonal Forests
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produced by Mark Linfield, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel and NHK International Inc., in Planet Earth, 10 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
The Taiga forest, on the edge of the Arctic, is a silent world of stunted conifers. The trees may be small but filming from the air reveals its true scale. A third of all trees on Earth grow here and during the short summer they produce enough oxygen to change the atmosphere. In California, General Sherman, a gian...
produced by Mark Linfield, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Channel and NHK International Inc., in Planet Earth, 10 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2006), 49 mins
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