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  • From Pole to Pole

    David Attenborough narrates the biggest series ever made by the BBC Natural History Unit, in his words: 'mind-blowing'. We follow the influence of the Sun on Earth.

  • Freshwater

    David Attenborough narrates the most ambitious series ever created by the BBC Natural History unit. Here we see the incredible spectacle of greater snow geese in flight.

  • Caves

    David Attenborough narrates the stunning natural history series. This edition is all about Earth's final frontier - caves. Meet troglodytes like the Texas cave salamander.

  • Mountains

    David Attenborough narrates the truly stunning series he himself has described as 'mind-blowing'. See the full force of an avalanche in the Rockies, lair of the grizzlies.

  • Deserts

    Amazing documentary series which celebrates our planet, hosted by David Attenborough. A look at the deserts, a third of the Earth's land surface, home to camels and guanacos.

  • Ice Worlds

    David Attenborough focuses on the frozen worlds near our planet's poles. In Antarctica, we see Emperor Penguins, while in the Arctic, the polar bear's world is melting.

  • Great Plains

    David Attenborough narrates the most ambitious series ever made by the BBC Natural History Unit. He looks at the immense wildernesses supporting wildebeest and caribou.

  • Seasonal Forests

    David Attenborough narrates the mind-blowing series about the world's ecosystems. A look at some amazing woodlands, such as the strange baobab forests of Madagascar.

  • Jungles

    David Attenborough's mind-blowing natural history series. Tropical rainforests cover just three per cent of our planet yet are home to an amazing half of the world's species.

  • Shallow Seas

    David Attenborough celebrates our planet in all its glory. Here, the epic journey of a humpback whale and calf from a tropical paradise to storm-ravaged icy polar seas.

Episode guide

Planet Earth

Series 1

Planet Earth

  • From Pole to Pole

    David Attenborough narrates the biggest series ever made by the BBC Natural History Unit, in his words: 'mind-blowing'. We follow the influence of the Sun on Earth.

  • Freshwater

    David Attenborough narrates the most ambitious series ever created by the BBC Natural History unit. Here we see the incredible spectacle of greater snow geese in flight.

  • Caves

    David Attenborough narrates the stunning natural history series. This edition is all about Earth's final frontier - caves. Meet troglodytes like the Texas cave salamander.

  • Mountains

    David Attenborough narrates the truly stunning series he himself has described as 'mind-blowing'. See the full force of an avalanche in the Rockies, lair of the grizzlies.

  • Deserts

    Amazing documentary series which celebrates our planet, hosted by David Attenborough. A look at the deserts, a third of the Earth's land surface, home to camels and guanacos.

  • Ice Worlds

    David Attenborough focuses on the frozen worlds near our planet's poles. In Antarctica, we see Emperor Penguins, while in the Arctic, the polar bear's world is melting.

  • Great Plains

    David Attenborough narrates the most ambitious series ever made by the BBC Natural History Unit. He looks at the immense wildernesses supporting wildebeest and caribou.

  • Seasonal Forests

    David Attenborough narrates the mind-blowing series about the world's ecosystems. A look at some amazing woodlands, such as the strange baobab forests of Madagascar.

  • Jungles

    David Attenborough's mind-blowing natural history series. Tropical rainforests cover just three per cent of our planet yet are home to an amazing half of the world's species.

  • Shallow Seas

    David Attenborough celebrates our planet in all its glory. Here, the epic journey of a humpback whale and calf from a tropical paradise to storm-ravaged icy polar seas.

  • Ocean Deep

    David Attenborough narrates the final episode in the series. A look at life deep undersea, where a 30-tonne whale shark hunts, while vampire squid use bioluminescence.

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