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  • Oceans - Into the Blue

    The late John Hurt narrates this landmark nature show. Hear how humans have found ways to live an almost aquatic life so they can exploit the sea's riches.

  • Arctic - Life in the Deep Freeze

    Meet the extraordinary people who make their homes in the harshest environment on Earth - the Arctic. John Hurt narrates this stunning series.

  • Jungles - People of the Trees

    Landmark series exploring man's relationship with nature. Hear how life in the rainforest requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery.

  • Mountains - Life in Thin Air

    In Mongolia's Altai Mountains, hunters have forged a partnership with golden eagles. Witness their alliance in the BAFTA-winning nature series.

  • Grasslands - Roots of Power

    Meet the remarkable people who live in the world's grasslands in the jaw-dropping series that explores the extremes of our planet. John Hurt narrates.

  • Rivers - Friend and Foe

    Acclaimed series that explores mankind's relationship with nature. Rivers provide food and water. For many, they are both a risk to life and a lifeline.

  • Cities - Surviving the Urban Jungle

    The landmark nature series looks at the one environment made by humans for humans - the city, where over half of the world's population lives.

Episode guide

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Series 1

Human Planet

  • Oceans - Into the Blue

    The late John Hurt narrates this landmark nature show. Hear how humans have found ways to live an almost aquatic life so they can exploit the sea's riches.

  • Deserts - Life in the Furnace

    Series exploring mankind's relationship with nature. For human beings, the quest for water brings huge challenges and some ingenious solutions.

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  • Arctic - Life in the Deep Freeze

    Meet the extraordinary people who make their homes in the harshest environment on Earth - the Arctic. John Hurt narrates this stunning series.

  • Jungles - People of the Trees

    Landmark series exploring man's relationship with nature. Hear how life in the rainforest requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery.

  • Mountains - Life in Thin Air

    In Mongolia's Altai Mountains, hunters have forged a partnership with golden eagles. Witness their alliance in the BAFTA-winning nature series.

  • Grasslands - Roots of Power

    Meet the remarkable people who live in the world's grasslands in the jaw-dropping series that explores the extremes of our planet. John Hurt narrates.

  • Rivers - Friend and Foe

    Acclaimed series that explores mankind's relationship with nature. Rivers provide food and water. For many, they are both a risk to life and a lifeline.

  • Cities - Surviving the Urban Jungle

    The landmark nature series looks at the one environment made by humans for humans - the city, where over half of the world's population lives.