Life from Above

Colorful Planet

From space earth is not just a blue planet but a kaleidoscope of color. Swirls of turquoise phytoplankton trigger an oceanic feeding frenzy, China turns yellow as millions of flowers bloom and at night the waters off the coast of Argentina are spotted with mysterious green lights.

Colorful Planet

54m 40s

From space earth is not just a blue planet but a kaleidoscope of color. Swirls of turquoise phytoplankton trigger an oceanic feeding frenzy, China turns yellow as millions of flowers bloom and at night the waters off the coast of Argentina are spotted with mysterious green lights.

Previews + Extras

  • 4,000 Parakeets: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    4,000 Parakeets

    S1 E2 - 1m 57s

    When Joseph Sekar put out food for two parakeets struggling in the city little did he know that 15 years later he would be feeding 4,000 birds. He and his granddaughters prepare their rooftop for the arrival of the parakeets.

  • China’s Yellow Fields: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    China’s Yellow Fields

    S1 E2 - 1m 23s

    Thousands of rapeseed flowers bloom en masse transforming the landscape on a scale that can only truly be appreciated from above. Nomadic beekeepers arrive in time for the bloom to make honey but their window of opportunity is short. The fields will be sprayed with pesticides in just two weeks.

  • The Aurora: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Aurora

    S1 E2 - 1m 48s

    From space the aurora is even more spectacular. The lights are brighter and the sheer scale of this natural spectacle is revealed.

  • Episode 2 Preview | Colorful Planet: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview | Colorful Planet

    S1 E2 - 30s

    From space earth is not just a blue planet but a kaleidoscope of color. Swirls of turquoise phytoplankton trigger an oceanic feeding frenzy, China turns yellow as millions of flowers bloom and at night the waters off the coast of Argentina are spotted with mysterious green lights.

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