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Planet Earth (2006)

David Attenborough celebrates the amazing variety of the natural world in this epic documentary series, filmed over four years across 64 different countries.

Writing:
  • David Attenborough
  • Vanessa Berlowitz
  • Gary Parker
Stars:
Release Date: Sun, Mar 05, 2006

Country: GB
Language: En
Runtime: 60

David Attenborough
Himself - Narrator

Season 1:

From Pole to Pole
Episode 1: From Pole to Pole (Mar 05, 2006)
A global tour examining the behaviors of animals and revealing the effects of climate change on their environments.
Mountains
Episode 2: Mountains (Mar 12, 2006)
An exploration of the world's major mountain ranges and the habitats they create.
Freshwater
Episode 3: Freshwater (Mar 19, 2006)
Fresh water makes up only three percent of the world's available water, yet it is necessary for all land animals to survive. An exploration of rivers, and lakes and of the animals that benefit from their presence.
Caves
Episode 4: Caves (Mar 26, 2006)
Although often overlooked, caves are remarkable habitats with bizarre wildlife. Explore the structures created inside the earth as well as the adaptations animals have made to thrive in these environments.
Deserts
Episode 5: Deserts (Apr 01, 2006)
Despite the lack of rain, deserts are the most varied of our ecosystems. In fact, about thirty percent of the earth's land surface is covered in desert. Explore the unique conditions present in deserts as well as the survival mechanisms developed by the animals that inhabit them
Ice Worlds
Episode 6: Ice Worlds (Nov 05, 2006)
Experience life in the most hostile corners of the planet by exploring the terrain, seasons, and animals of the Arctic and Antarctic.
Great Plains
Episode 7: Great Plains (Nov 12, 2006)
This episode deals with savanna, steppe, tundra, prairie, and looks at the importance and resilience of grasses in such treeless ecosystems. Their vast expanses contain the largest concentration of animal life. Over Africa's savanna, a swarm of 1.5 billion red-billed queleas are caught on camera, the largest flock of birds ever depicted.
Jungles
Episode 8: Jungles (Nov 19, 2006)
Jungles cover roughly three percent of our planet yet contain fifty percent of the world's species. Experience the countless flora and fauna that inhabit these unique areas.
Shallow Seas
Episode 9: Shallow Seas (Nov 26, 2006)
A look at the shallow seas of the earth, from coral reefs to kelp forests and beyond.
Seasonal Forests
Episode 10: Seasonal Forests (Dec 03, 2006)
A look at the plants and animals that call Earth's deciduous forests home.
Ocean Deep
Episode 11: Ocean Deep (Dec 10, 2006)
An exploration of the deepest, darkest realms of the ocean, spanning countless species to a depth of 2,000 meters

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