Planet Earth on Discovery Channel

Planet Earth DVD Set
Has anyone seen the Planet Earth series on the Discovery Channel? I just picked up the DVD set cause it’s in HD and it should look super good on the tv. Ofcourse I bought it for the aquatic sections but after watching some of the previews of the other sections, I’m pretty hooked and can’t wait to get it. I’ll post a review when I do but here’s a synposis for you if you don’t know what it is.

“More than five years in the making, Planet Earth redefines blue-chip natural history filmmaking and continues the Discovery Channel mission to provide the highest quality programming in the world.Award-winning actress and conservationist Sigourney Weaver narrates this 11-part series. You’ll be amazed by never-before-seen animal behaviors, startling views of locations captured by cameras for the first time and unprecedented high-definition production techniques.

Features:11 episodes and bonus materials on five DVDsBehind-the-scenes featurettes on each episodeA behind-the-scenes look at the equipment, technology and danger that went into the making of this incredible series”The Future” bonus documentary – a three-part companion series revealing the vulnerability of the natural history of earth.Pole to PoleFollow the sun as it touches the lives of creatures across the planet, bringing a fresh understanding of how the world is interconnected. From African herds migrating hundreds of miles in search of water to desperate animal hunts, Pole to Pole examines how the seasons produce the greatest spectacles on Earth.MountainsTour the planet’s mightiest mountain ranges and meet the rare animals that inhabit them. From a never-before-seen hunt by snow leopards on the treacherous slopes of the Himalayas to a family of pumas struggling to survive the unstable weather of the Andes, Mountains reveals life on the planet’s highest peaks.Deep OceanExplore the depths of the planet’s oceans and discover some of this mysterious world’s most spectacular species.

From light shows performed by squids to the blue whale, the largest animal to ever exist, Deep Ocean investigates the waters that cover two-thirds of the Earth’s surface yet remain largely unknown.DesertsVoyage to the world’s harshest environments and learn how life manages to keep a precarious hold in every desert.”

If you are interested, click here to purchase the Planet Earth DVD set. Let me know what you think of it.

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Planet Earth DVD Fan April 11, 2007 at 11:41 pm

I haven’t seen the series yet, but previews for it look awesome. Thanks for the info!

Google Earth Download June 28, 2007 at 7:40 am

I watched it on discovery and after that I bought the DVD, if you like nature, it’s well worth the money.

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