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How Earth Made Us – Human Planet episode 5

How Earth Made Us - Human Planet episode 5: Professor Iain Stewart explores the most recently established force - humans. It's easy to think of the human impact on the planet as a negative one, but as Iain discovers, this isn't always the case. It is clear that humans have unprecedented control over many of the planet's geological cycles. The question is, how will the human race use this power?     Iain Stewart tells the epic story of how…

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How Earth Made Us – Fire episode 4

How Earth Made Us - Fire: Professor Iain Stewart continues his epic exploration of how the planet has shaped human history. Iain Stewart explores man's relationship with fire. He begins by embarking on an extraordinary encounter with this terrifying force of nature - a walk right through the heart of a raging fire.     Fire has long been our main source of energy, and Iain shows how this meant that the planet played a crucial role in Britain's industrial…

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How Earth Made Us – Wind episode 3

How Earth Made Us - Wind: Professor Iain Stewart continues his epic exploration of how the planet has shaped human history. Iain sets sail on one of the fastest racing boats ever built to explore the story of our turbulent relationship with the wind. Travelling to iconic locations including the Sahara desert, the coast of west Africa and the South Pacific, Iain discovers how people have exploited the power of the wind for thousands of years.     The wind…

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How Earth Made Us – Water episode 2

How Earth Made Us - Water episode 2: Professor Iain Stewart continues his epic exploration of how the planet has shaped human history. This time he explores our complex relationship with water. Visiting spectacular locations in Iceland, the Middle East and India, Iain shows how control over water has been central to human existence.     He takes a precarious flight in a motorised para-glider to experience the cycle of freshwater that we depend on, discovers how villagers in the…

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How Earth Made Us – Deep Earth episode 1

How Earth Made Us - Deep Earth episode 1 : Iain Stewart tells the epic story of how the planet has shaped our history. With spectacular images, surprising stories and a compelling narrative, the series discovers the central role played in human history by four different planetary forces.     In this first episode, Iain explores the relationship between the deep Earth and the development of human civilisation. He visits an extraordinary crystal cave in Mexico, drops down a hole…

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