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The Green Planet episode 5

The Green Planet episode 5: We rely on plants for almost everything, including the air we breathe and the food we eat. Two in five wild plants are threatened with extinction, but people are finding new ways to help them, from projects in Africa to reseed the landscape to the rebuilding of a tropical forest in Brazil, tree by tree.     Dive into a world where a single life can last a thousand years, with David Attenborough. See things…

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The Green Planet episode 4

The Green Planet episode 4: Deserts are hostile - temperatures soar and water is rare. Yet plants find extraordinary ways to survive. They may grow imperceptibly slowly or travel the landscape looking for water. Others wait decades in suspended animation for rain to power an explosion of colour across the dunes.     Desert plants protect their water stores from animals and from each other, using vicious spines, camouflage or by forging alliances with animals. Plants have invaded the most…

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Winterwatch 2022 episode 8

Winterwatch 2022 episode 8: In the last episode of the series, we take a look back at this magical season. At Wild Ken Hill in Norfolk, Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan remind us of the array of wildlife that has visited our live cameras throughout the series. We meet a man who has spent his lifetime getting to know the forests of Abernethy in the Cairngorms, and he reveals his passion for this incredible and diverse habitat. Iolo Williams revels…

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Winterwatch 2022 episode 7

Winterwatch 2022 episode 7: Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan bring us the best wildlife from Wild Ken Hill in Norfolk. Megan McCubbin is investigating a rather surprising evolution among crabs in Northern Ireland, and she also looks into how our warming winters are seeing more short stopping in migrating birds. Iolo Williams is in his element on the Isle of Mull as he discovers a hen harrier roost and looks into the movements of some satellite-tracked individuals.     At…

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Winterwatch 2022 episode 6

Winterwatch 2022 episode 6: Poet Rob McFarlane transports us into a beautiful birch woodland and captivates us with his lyricism, and we get an insight into the life of one of our most charismatic wading birds, the oystercatcher, as we follow its day from dawn till dusk.     At Wild Ken Hill in Norfolk, Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan discuss some of our most topical wildlife issues. Megan McCubbin visits a marine lab, where she gets a close look…

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