Life from Above

Changing Planet

Cameras in space show just how fast our planet is changing. Cities are growing, forests are disappearing and glaciers melting but in Tanzania locals have regenerated the landscape, saving a family of chimpanzees.

Changing Planet

54m 11s

Cameras in space show just how fast our planet is changing. Cities are growing, forests are disappearing and glaciers melting but in Tanzania locals have regenerated the landscape, saving a family of chimpanzees.

Previews + Extras

  • The Disappearing Lake: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Disappearing Lake

    S1 E4 - 2m 21s

    As the water levels drop at Poyang Lake thousands of birds arrive to feed on the roots of aquatic plants that are uncovered. Critically endangered Siberian cranes travel the furthest; a month long journey for the unique feeding opportunity brought about by the changing water levels.

  • Human Change: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Human Change

    S1 E4 - 2m 4s

    Cameras in space show mines sprawl and irrigation circles appear in the desert. We have found ingenious ways to use earth’s natural resources but we have also left our trash behind.

  • Reforestation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reforestation

    S1 E4 - 1m 21s

    The reforestation of trees in Tanzania could save a community of Chimpanzees. Deforestation around their reserve left the community isolated but now new chimps have been seen using the newly forested corridors to move into the area. Potential mates and a sign of a brighter future.

  • Episode 4 Preview | Changing Planet: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 4 Preview | Changing Planet

    S1 E4 - 30s

    Cameras in space show just how fast our planet is changing. Cities are growing, forests are disappearing and glaciers melting but in Tanzania locals have regenerated the landscape, saving a family of chimpanzees.

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