Life from Above

Human Change

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.

Human Change

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    Changing Planet

    S1 E4 - 54m 10s

    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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    Patterned Planet

    S1 E3 - 54m 10s

    From space earth’s surface is covered in weird and wonderful shapes. Wombats design their own landscape in Australia and hundreds of forest elephants create a tear in the endless green of the Congo forest canopy.

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    Colorful Planet

    S1 E2 - 54m 9s

    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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