'Our Planet' Nature Documentary Addresses The 800-Pound Gorilla — Human Impact

Posted On: 2019-04-16 05:31:08

Our Planet is the kind of nature show where every image could be a screen saver: sweeping, dramatic landscapes are full of colorful animals. But among the high-definition scenes of lions on the hunt, there are some images you don't often see in these kinds of shows. Tropical reefs bleach into white bone-scapes; glaciers crumble into Arctic seas. In one particularly noteworthy sequence, confused walruses plummet off a cliff to their deaths — a phenomenon that the show links to climate change and the decline of the walrus' preferred habitat of sea ice. Series producer Alastair Fothergill was responsible for some of the most high-profile nature documentaries of the last decade: Planet Earth , Blue Planet , Frozen Planet . In an interview, he says that it has previously been difficult to include environmental messaging in prime-time, mass-audience programming — and even so, that Our Planet is careful to show where earth is still very healthy, or has bounced back. But while other nature

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At least 138 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks targeting churches on Easter Sunday

Posted On: 2019-04-16 05:31:08

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Posted On: 2019-04-16 05:31:08

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Posted On: 2019-04-16 05:31:08

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Posted On: 2019-04-16 05:31:08

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Podcast: Carter on Locked on Steelers

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Posted On: 2019-04-16 05:31:08

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