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Providing an astronaut - rather than a bird's eye view - the incredible pictures were captured on the international space station.
It was a measure of what an incredibly good year 2016 was for British drama that the discussion for who should win the Broadcasting Press Guild's award ran deep, and loud, into the night recently, when the nominations were being decided - before ...
Travelling through jungles, deserts, mountains, islands, grasslands and cities, planet Earth II explores the unique characteristics of Earth's most iconic habitats and the extraordinary ways animals survive within them.
A note from Sir David Attenborough: "My entire career has been guided by the belief that there is no limit to the natural beauty of our planet.
Not long ago, an Indian rocket company launched a record 104 compact microsatellites into low-earth orbit. Eighty-eight of them had the same directive: map the whole globe, every day, for a company called Planet.
"planet Earth II" captured an exploration of islands, mountains, jungles, grasslands, deserts and cities across the world in 4K UHD.
planet Earth II continues Saturday night on BBC America with the "Grasslands" episode. As you can see from the exclusive sneak peek above, in which an agile harvest mouse goes full-on Mission: Impossible - with her prehensile tail in an English meadow ...
The BBC nature documentary portrays Singapore as a green urban utopia where man has invited nature back into the city. The development of Singapore's last ...
Nowhere is this more apparent than among the butterflies of Paris Fashion Week, who have a taxonomy all their own - in this planet Earth-style documentary, you can get to know the genus, phylum, and family of each of Paris's most recognizable specimens.
And as we've seen only recently with planet Earth II, his captivating narration of the most bizarre, extreme and even mundane aspects of nature continues to inspire younger generations.
OPINION Home technology Editor Ced Yuen explains why he's completely smitten with the planet Earth 2 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray - and thinks you'll fall in love, too.
asteroids Are Real Threats For Earth And This Time They Came Too Close.
Just under half of Unesco's World Heritage sites are under threat, the WWF asserts. Sites deemed threatened include the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the Pantanal in Brazil and the Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo - and 111 ...
As you see in the exclusive sneak peek above from tonight's "Deserts" episode of BBC America's planet Earth II, hungry lions forced to hunt giraffes, whose size and kick strength make them a dangerous meal, do not have it easy on the dunes of Namibia.
planet Earth II, possibly the most lavish nature documentary ever made, has catapulted the images taken by fungi photographer Steve Axford from the forest floor to the world.
There was a point last November when confessing on a Monday morning to having missed the previous night's planet Earth II episode was akin to admitting you'd never listened to The Beatles, sat through Titanic or eaten an orange.
Our podcast miniseries goes behind the scenes of BBC America's awesome nature show, planet Earth II.
In his book Pale Blue Dot, astronomer Carl Sagan refers to the Earth as a 'mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.' Not enough can be said about protecting this mote of dust that's privy to countless number of changes of its own, apart from having to deal ...
WILDLIFE shows such as Sir David Attenborough's planet Earth II lower viewers' stress and boosts happiness, a study has found.
BOOYONG photographer Steve Axford's luminous fungi footage features in Sir David Attenborough's hit TV series planet Earth 2 tonight. The nature documentary produced by the BBC is presented and narrated by Sir David Attenborough and a sequel to the ...
Wildlife photography and videography is more incredible today than ever before, thanks in large part to the last decade's amazing leaps in camera technology.
planet Earth II is currently airing on BBC America, where it makes the far reaches of the natural world accessible to everyday viewers.
As planet Earth II finally airs in the United States, it's easy to become so enraptured by its narratives of lovelorn sloths, prowling jaguars, and parading flamingos, that you forget it was ten years in the making.
NASA has reported that Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona has found a small asteroid that came close to Earth. It almost crashed with a satellite near it.
PanARMENIAN.Net - Europe launched the fifth of its Sentinel Earth observation satellites on Monday, March 6 as part of its multi-billion-Euro Copernicus program to provide speedy images of land, oceans and waterways, Reuters reports.
One of the key spacecraft in Europe's new multi-billion-Euro Earth observation programme has launched from French Guiana. Sentinel-2B carries a large camera to image all land surfaces and coastal waters in visible and infrared light.
BBC planet Earth II. And large-sensor digital cameras can now do more with less light, allowing producers to film earlier in the morning and later in the evening, without introducing more noise.
We define life itself based upon our limited observation of it on our planet, Earth. All we really know about life is based upon observations of the life that formed on the planet Earth. From those observations, we conclude that life involves carbon ...
FAMILIES with a taste for adventure will be right at home at Poole's first annual Seven seas Festival in May. The free event offers three days and two nights of family-friendly international food, music and culture in partnership with Poole Maritime ...
Ever wondered what kind of camera you'd need to make your own planet Earth? Us too.
You are living in an amazing time on planet Earth - mineralogically speaking. scientists say there are more unique minerals on our planet than ever before in its 4.5-billion-year history, and it's thanks in part to us.
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planet Earth II footage of a female snow leopard being "raped" came under fire in the United Kingdom late last year, but criticisms may have jumped the shark with no direct vision of the incident being aired during Channel Nine's screening of the BBC ...
2006's planet Earth was a landmark in the history of TV nature documentaries, produced over several years and featuring footage that had required both massive advances in filmmaking technology and incredible patience to capture.
What could you buy for the price to fly to the moon? Quite a lot, it seems. Two people have booked tickets on billionaire Elon Musk's flight to the moon.
BBC show planet Earth aired in December last year and was hugely popular with television viewers, receiving up to 9.7 million viewers tuning in to watch, pipping ITV and the X Factor in the ratings war, with the X Factor peaking at just 7.6 million ...
Then, Aisha sticks around to talk about the victories, upsets, that major envelope flub at the Oscars, and to consider just how much Moonlight's win was overshadowed by La La Land.
Studying Martian Rocks Without Leaving planet Earth. Matching Martian rock formations to those found on Earth can help researchers learn more about the Red Planet.
It was one of the most popular filming locations for the BBC's planet Earth 2 team and provided gripping sequences of Asian elephants in the reserve's impenetrable grasslands.
On the Skellig Islands off the Kerry Coast, Eoin opens the series surrounded by thousands of comical Puffins and secretive Shearwaters who travel to Skellig from sub Antarctic waters every year to find the same nest to breed - some seeking shelter in ...
The horny sloth in the first episode of planet Earth II desperately attempts to prove himself worthy of a mate and still comes across as more secure than the documentarians following him through the mangroves.
That mesmerizing Great White attack is probably the most infamous moment from the colossal hit nature documentary, planet Earth. Released in 2006, with the then-revolutionary eye-popping clarity of high-def, after five years in the making, the show's ...
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. The goals address the needs of people in both developed and developing countries, emphasizing that no one should be left ...
The newest technology and intimate storytelling combines with the BBC to bring us the most cinematic nature documentary to date.
My nine-year-old self was so thrilled to learn of the newly discovered, potentially inhabited planets." - Katy Hax Holmes.
Buried in the flood of congratulatory messages that the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) received after its recent space feat is one discordant note raising some concern.
Though mountains cover one-fifth of the earth's surface, a relatively small amount of animals can survive these brutal conditions.
On Wednesday, Trump-weary America was treated to some out-of-this-world news from scientists at NASA. Astronomers discovered seven Earth-sized planets ...
After premiering with "Islands," planet Earth II returns Saturday night on BBC America with a breathtaking "Mountains" episode.


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