Category Archives: Planet Earth

Planet Earth II – ‘Cities’

CONTAINS SPOILERS¬† Very late, I know. I’m not going to review the clipshow episode, so sorry if you were waiting for that one. Cities are the newest habitat on Earth, and a fast growing one. The increase in cities has … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Grasslands’

CONTAINS SPOILERS The fifth episode of this series was on Grasslands. A quarter of all land on Earth is covered in grass, and some areas are dominated by grass. Grasslands can happen in areas where the rain falls rarely, but … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Deserts’

CONTAINS SPOILERS Episode 4 was on ‘Deserts’. Deserts are very harsh environments. The lack of trees means no protection from the elements. There is very little food or water. Deserts have intense heat and are prone to sand storms. We … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Jungles’

CONTAINS SPOILERS The third episode of Planet Earth II was on ‘Jungles’. Earth is the only planet we know of that has life, and jungles contain 50% of all the plants and animals on land, despite covering less than 6% … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Mountains’

CONTAINS SPOILERS The second episode of Planet Earth II was about ‘Mountains’. In the Arabian peninsula Nubian ibex deliberately choose the steepest cliffs with which to raise their young. As the cliffs are so high and steep it means predators … Continue reading

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Planet Earth II – ‘Islands’

CONTAINS SPOILERS Planet Earth was a groundbreaking BBC natural history documentary that was broadcast in 2006, and narrated by¬†David Attenborough. It was one of the very best TV series of the 2000s. Ten years on, this is the sequel, Planet … Continue reading

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