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Frozen Planet

Examining wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Premiered: March 18, 2012

Rating: TV-PG

User Rating:4.17 out of 5 (12 ratings)

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On Thin Ice, Part 2 Season 1, Episode 14 Paid

Overwhelming evidence collected during the filming of Frozen Planet shows the speed with which climatic changes are occurring. The movement of the glaciers in Greenland is a prime example of this. The Greenland glaciers are the world's second largest ice sheet. Using extraordinary time-lapse photography, Meltdown is able to show how they are moving towards the sea - at an astonishing rate of 120 feet a day, almost fast enough to view with the naked eye.

On Thin Ice, Part 1 Season 1, Episode 13 Paid

The Poles are warming at up to five times faster than the rest of the Earth. If this continues, it won't just affect the people and wildlife that lives there - it will affect the planet as a whole. From pioneering camera techniques, to satellite imagery and scientific experimentation and prediction, Meltdown looks to the future of not just the landscape of the poles, but also to those that live within them.

The Last Frontier, Part 2 Season 1, Episode 12 Paid

Today science is the only significant human activity allowed in Antarctica: robot submarines are sent deep beneath the ice in search of new life-forms, which may also be found in a labyrinth of ice caves high up on an active volcano. Above, colossal balloons are launched into the purest air on earth to detect cosmic rays.

The Last Frontier, Part 1 Season 1, Episode 11 Paid

We reveal the extraordinary riches and wonders that have kept people coming to the Polar Regions for thousands of years. Most Arctic people live in Siberia, either in cities like Norilsk - the coldest city on earth, or out on the tundra where tribes like the Dolgan survive by herding reindeer, using them to drag their homes behind them. On the coast, traditional people still hunt walrus from open boats - it's dangerous work but one big walrus will feed a family for weeks.

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  • Premiered: March 18, 2012
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • User Rating:4.17 out of 5 (12 ratings)
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  • Premise: Examining wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctic. (more)

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