Planet Earth Under Threat

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

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20061120

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

1/8. Evidence from the Earth

Gabrielle witnesses the melting of the Greenland icecap, sees the effects of warming on corals in the Pacific and discovers how changing rainfall is causing the lemurs of Madagascar to suffer. But the news is not all bad - the red fox and the moose are on the march.

20061127

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

2/8. Life on the Move

This programme looks at how the rise in temperature has affected insects in north America, the gelada baboons of Ethiopia and British species of butterflies.

20061204

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

3/8. Nature's Calendar

Gabrielle discovers that a warming climate is beginning to alter the sense of time animals and plants have. With higher air temperatures animals in the Rocky Mountains are breaking their hibernation early - and seabirds are making decisions about foraging, anticipating that their prey have lost a sense of time

20061211

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

4/8. Ice

As Gabrielle pursues the impacts of climate change on the world's wildlife, this week she's in the Arctic to see how the melt back of the ice is a sign of things to come, not just for polar wildlife, but thousands of miles away among the atoll communities of the Pacific.

20061218

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

5/8. The Conundrum of Biodiversity

We hear the term biodiversity lauded everywhere these days - what exactly is it and why should we care?

20070101

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

7/8. The Earth and the Irascible Ape

Gabrielle finds out how global warming is changing the natural world. She discovers that the Earth has warmed before and our planet has cycles of its own. How do these affect the natural world?

20070108

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

7/8. Conservation - Embracing Change

Climate change seems to be causing wildlife to move north and south, up mountain sides or seeking cooler water and air. How is conservation going to embrace this behaviour change in wildlife and adjust?

Gabrielle Walker discovers that there is a lot of optimism among the biological community that this challenge can be faced, but it comes with a stark warning to humanity.

20070115

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

8/8. The Future

The final part of Gabrielle Walker's landmark series where she seeks to understand how climate change is affecting the natural world. She looks into the future at the various scenarios that face the living world and humanity, and finds solace in those who believe humanity can turn the causes of climate change around.

20070116

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

1/8. Evidence from the Earth

Gabrielle witnesses the melting of the Greenland icecap, sees the effects of warming on corals in the Pacific and discovers how changing rainfall is causing the lemurs of Madagascar to suffer. But the news is not all bad - the red fox and the moose are on the march.

20070123

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

2/8. Life on the Move

A look at how the rise in temperature has affected insects in north America, the gelada baboons of Ethiopia and British species of butterflies.

20070130

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

3/8. Nature's Calendar

Gabrielle discovers that a warming climate is beginning to alter the sense of time animals and plants have. With higher air temperatures animals in the Rocky Mountains are breaking their hibernation early - and seabirds are making decisions about foraging, anticipating that their prey have lost a sense of time.

20070206

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

4/8. Ice

Gabrielle pursues the impacts of climate change on the world's wildlife, and is in the Arctic to see how the melt back of the ice is a sign of things to come. Not just for polar wildlife, but also for creatures thousands of miles away among the atoll communities of the Pacific.

20070213

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

5/8. The Conundrum of Biodiversity

We hear the term biodiversity lauded everywhere these days - what exactly is it and why should we care?

20070220

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

6/8. The Earth and the Irascible Ape

Gabrielle finds out how global warming is changing the natural world. She discovers that the Earth has warmed before and our planet has cycles of its own. How do these affect the natural world?

20070306

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

7/8. Conservation - Embracing Change

Climate change seems to be causing wildlife to move north and south, up mountain sides or seeking cooler water and air. How is conservation going to embrace this behaviour change in wildlife and adjust?

Gabrielle Walker discovers that there is a lot of optimism among the biological community that this challenge can be faced, but it comes with a stark warning to humanity.

20070313

Series in which Gabrielle Walker finds out how global warming is changing the natural world.

8/8. The Future

Gabrielle Walker's landmark series exploring how climate change is affecting the natural world. She looks into the future facing the living world and the human race, and finds solace in those who believe that man can reverse the causes of climate change.

01Evidence From The Earth2006112020070116

Gabrielle witnesses the melting of the Greenland icecap, sees the effects of warming on corals in the Pacific and discovers how changing rainfall is causing the lemurs of Madagascar to suffer. But the news is not all bad - the red fox and the moose are on the march.

02Life On The Move2006112720070123

This programme looks at how the rise in temperature has affected insects in north America, the gelada baboons of Ethiopia and British species of butterflies.

03Nature's Calendar2006120420070130

Gabrielle discovers that a warming climate is beginning to alter the sense of time animals and plants have. With higher air temperatures animals in the Rocky Mountains are breaking their hibernation early - and seabirds are making decisions about foraging, anticipating that their prey have lost a sense of time.

04Ice2006121120070206

As Gabrielle pursues the impacts of climate change on the world's wildlife, this week she's in the Arctic to see how the melt back of the ice is a sign of things to come, not just for polar wildlife, but thousands of miles away among the atoll communities of the Pacific.

05The Conundrum Of Biodiversity2006121820070213

We hear the term biodiversity lauded everywhere these days - what exactly is it and why should we care?

06The Earth And The Irascible Ape2007010120070220

Gabrielle finds out how global warming is changing the natural world. She discovers that the Earth has warmed before and our planet has cycles of its own. How do these affect the natural world?

07Conservation - Embracing Change2007010820070306

Climate change seems to be causing wildlife to move north and south, up mountain sides or seeking cooler water and air. How is conservation going to embrace this behaviour change in wildlife and adjust?

Gabrielle Walker discovers that there is a lot of optimism among the biological community that this challenge can be faced, but it comes with a stark warning to humanity.

08 LASTThe Future2007011520070313

She looks into the future at the various scenarios that face the living world and humanity, and finds solace in those who believe humanity can turn the causes of climate change around.