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Planet Earth 2006

  • 2006-12-09T16:00:00-08:00
  • BBC One
  • 2006-03-04T16:00:00-08:00
  • 60 mins
  • 11 hours, 0 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary
Planet Earth is a 2006 television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. Five years in the making, it was the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC and was described by its makers as "the definitive look at the diversity of our planet". Each 50 minute episode features a global overview of a different biome or habitat on Earth, followed by a ten-minute featurette which takes a behind-the-scenes look.

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Like Carl Sagan's Cosmos but for nature.

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My favourite is the 1x08: Jungles... The Ant fungus, followed by the Chimpanzee raids? Nuts.

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Amazing! Everyone should see this! And I'm not just saying that because I'm an environmental hippie that likes to learn a bit more about nature, or because David Attenborough is a personal hero of mine, but the images are just so incredibly gorgeous!

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