from YouTube Website
Originally broadcast in 1984,
The Living Planet was an
ambitious 12-part documentary that spanned the globe with portraits
of each of the major geographical regions that offer a home to life.
...and, ever the genial host, details how, in all
its endless diversity, life is ingeniously suited to its
...which mankind itself is rapidly fashioning through ever more radical technological change.
The series ends with an impassioned environmental plea that rings even more urgent now than in 1984.