Earth: The Power of the Planet

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Earth: The Power of the Planet
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Earth: The Power of the Planet DVD cover
Also known as Earth: The Biography
Genre Documentary
Presented by Iain Stewart
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 5
Production
Executive producer(s) Phil Dolling
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BBC Two
Original run 20 November 2007 (2007-11-20) – 18 December 2007 (2007-12-18)
External links
Website

Earth: The Power of the Planet is a British documentary television series that premiered on BBC Two on 20 November 2007.[1] The five-part series is presented by geologist Iain Stewart. In the United States, the series was broadcast on the National Geographic Channel as Earth: The Biography.[2] During filming in Madagascar, a new species of ant was discovered by Brian Fisher and named after Stewart: Cerapachys iainstewarti.[3]

Episodes[edit]

# Title Original airdate
1 "Volcano" 20 November 2007 (2007-11-20) [1]
2 "Atmosphere" 27 November 2007 (2007-11-27) [4]
3 "Ice" 4 December 2007 (2007-12-04)
4 "Oceans" 11 December 2007 (2007-12-11) [5]
5 "Rare Earth" 18 December 2007 (2007-12-18) [3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Davies, Serena (17 November 2007). "Global power". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 10 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Garron, Barry (7 July 2008). "TV Review: Earth: The Biography". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 10 December 2009. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Brand new ant species named after TV star academic Iain". University of Plymouth. 13 December 2007. Retrieved 10 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "Earth: The Power of the Planet". Daily Mirror. 27 November 2007. Retrieved 10 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "Today's Picks". The Herald. 11 December 2007. Retrieved 10 December 2009. 

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