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Douglas Chalmers, Chief Executive at Friends of the Lake District said, "We were all enthralled by the planet Earth II at the end of last year, not just by the animals themselves, but also by how the programmes were made, so I'm delighted that Emma has ...
An enormous wrong called human violence continues to roll across planet Earth, but we bring less understanding to it than we had 50 years ago, when King spoke at Riverside church in New York City and stood courageously against the war in Vietnam.
In what follows, I update my annual Misery Index calculations. A Misery Index was first constructed by economist Art Okun as a way to provide President Lyndon Johnson with a snapshot of the economy.
How to leave planet Earth. As Donald Trump becomes Leader of the Free World, here are your best bets when it comes to escaping it.
This is a 1.9-billion-year-old stromatolite - or mound made by microbes that lived in shallow water - called the Gunflint Formation in northern Minnesota.
Geneva, Jan 19: The year 2016 was the hottest on record, with an average temperature 1.1 degrees Centigrade (2 degrees Fahrenheit) higher than in pre-industrial times, the World Meteorological Organisation said.
New Zealand broadcaster Prime has collared exclusive free-to-air rights to Sir David Attenborough's planet Earth II as part of a multi-title deal with BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) Australia and New Zealand.
The BBC's critically-acclaimed "planet Earth" series is one of the most-watched documentaries of all time, with a high of 8.8 million viewers during an episode and is one of the most frequently streamed titles on Netflix.
planet Earth II brings audiences a vivid and unexpected exploration of the joy, wonder and drama of the natural world - a welcome breath as we begin a new year.
On July 5, 2016, Kate Rubins, 38, was an earth-dwelling microbiologist with degrees in molecular biology and cancer biology studying infectious diseases.
It's easy to get caught up in worrying about how crazy the world is. But sometimes it's important to stop and remember that it's also beautiful.
TV watching has changed a lot in recent years, and networks have been working to adapt to the times and bring their programs to viewers in a variety of ways.
In the modern world, geology proposes a new epoch in which human beings have enormous influence over the Earth's climate and environment: the ...
It's easy to get caught up in worrying about how crazy the world is. But sometimes it's important to stop and remember that it's also beautiful.
This Philly-made bot makes kickass GIFs of planet Earth. @himawari8bot, a creation of Philly-based self-taught dev Jeremy Low, tweets out a handful of GIFs a day using images from a Japanese satellite.
In today's TV News Roundup, planet Earth II gets a premiere date, SundanceTV and Crackle announce dates for their spring programming slate, and more.
28 on BBC America, "planet Earth II" is narrated by Sir David Attenborough, who guides us through the six-part series focused on ecosystems throughout the world.
Unlike many of her colleagues at NASA, Ellen Stofan never wanted to be an astronaut. She saw her first rocket launch at age four. It didn't go well.
As people slept peacefully in their beds Monday morning, an asteroid narrowly missed the Earth at around 7:47 a.m. EST. The moving rock, which was discovered two days prior to the event by University of Arizona's Catalina Sky Survey, flew very close to ...
It is imaginable that humans could at the right time discover aliens. We scour the universe looking for their radio signals, and though we're not accomplished of interstellar space travel, it is remotely conceivable that we could find what we're ...
Here is a view of Earth and its moon, as seen from Mars. It combines two images acquired on Nov. 20, 2016, by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, with brightness adjusted separately for Earth and the moon to show details on both ...
For all you Canadian nature buffs, take heart: 'planet Earth II' is coming soon to a TV near you.
The national director of Rescue Mission planet Earth, a civil society initiative in North Bank Region, Buramanding Solo Kinteh, has lauded the Ministry of Basic and Secondary education for the support in building and creating awareness among students ...
Pupils were left speechless after receiving a surprise skype call from a planet Earth producer and a letter from Sir David Attenborough himself.
The book also argues that previous civilizations and forms of life, such as dinosaurs, for instance, were also exterminated because of asteroids and comets colliding with planet Earth. Despite this little inconvenience, however, the book explains in a ...
Cape Town - Remember that planet Earth II clip showing hundreds of snakes chasing down a baby iguana that had the world in suspense a few weeks ago?
While the BBC is respected for its varied slate of programming, its nature documentaries are deservedly elevated above the rest. The corporation's second ...
Visitors to the National Space Centre will not only learn how the universe works but will be encouraged to look after the environment on planet Earth after the attraction teamed up with a Nottinghamshire firm. The centre has already made a significant ...
science has advanced since the beginning of 20th century, and led to the current atomic age. The discovery of nuclear fission reaction in 1938 led immediately to its use for a military purpose.
The BBC's planet Earth is a hugely popular nature documentary series. The original series, beautifully shot, and charmingly narrated by host David Attenborough, was released 10 years ago.
This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The threat of climate change was thrust ...
How Blind Dave Heeley has run round planet Earth TWICE. Endurance athlete Blind Dave Heeley reveals latest charity challenge to do 25 races in four countries.
solar STORM. What is a solar flare and how can the storms they cause affect planet Earth? Christmars cheer. Humanity DOOMED as Earth is destined to become dead red planet like Mars, scientist warns.
That harsh winter also made two appearances in planet Earth II. Remember the bobcat that prowled among snow-clad mountains, diving whiskers-first into drifts?
Fans of planet Earth will have to wait a little bit longer. Today, BBC America announced the premiere of planet Earth II has been pushed back to February. A sequel to the landmark nature documentary, the new series takes viewers on a high-definition ...
scientists Pascal Lee and Andy Weir talk about the promise and peril of humanity's first in-person exploration of an alien planet: Mars.
Springwatch presenter Martin Hughes-Games has launched a brave attack on nationally-loved nature documentary planet Earth II, accusing it of actually contributing to the mass extinction of animals.
David Meade, author of 'Planet X: The 2017 Arrival' reckons - saying that 'overwhelming evidence' proves that a planet will collide with Earth in September or ...
America's grueling presidential campaign was full of anger, searing accusations, and fear. In its wake, our country's darkest differences have been brought to light.
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'The programme is hardly edited. What you see is what you get. The people on the programme are having their date and it's like a nature programme,' he revealed.
The 2006 BBC documentary mini-series, planet Earth, has gotten a sequel: planet Earth II, which debuted in the UK in November, and comes to the USA on BBC America in January.
A worldwide phenomenon in the most proper of ways, the planet Earth documentary series has given viewers some of the most beautiful views that the Earth can provide, as well as some of the most unpredictable situations involving all forms of life.
planet Earth. photo: Cyplon holidays 2 planet Earth. photo: Cyplon holidays. David Attenborough's planet Earth II featured one mouthwatering location after another, across seven continents. Share ...
Well, those animal calls would probably be somewhat less effective than what thousands of years of evolution had to offer, but on the other hand, they'd also be pretty hilarious.
planet Earth II's series finale showed Gordon's behind-the-scenes diary, when he gave a typically Scottish reaction to his first big cat sighting, yelling: "A leopard!
To know more about a planet's Earth-like properties, such as whether it hosts water or oxygen, further specific detection methods are needed.
planet Earth II aired its sixth and final episode on BBC One on December 11. A compilation episode, A World of Wonder, will be aired on January 1. The series ...
As we'd recently reported the BBC was planning a limited test release of the new and stunning documentary "planet Earth II" in 4K UHD resolution with broadcast HDR included into it as well to a limited selection of 4K TVs from Panasonic via the BBC ...
Ringing phones, bills to pay, screaming kids- some days you need to get away. Not just a weekend break or a holiday, but as far away from humans as possible.