WorldCat Identities

Brock, Richard

Overview
Works: 50 works in 95 publications in 3 languages and 717 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Drama  History  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Nature films  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Director, Producer
Classifications: QH366.2, 578
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Brock
The living planet : a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough visits the great environmental regions of the planet to examine how plants and animals adapt to their surroundings and how otherwise unrelated organisms, molded by similar conditions, develop similar techniques for solving problems of survival
Life on earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: It is the greatest story on earth, the development of life on this planet over three and a half billion years. The series which tells it took three years to make, involved one and a half million miles of travel, and includes some of the most beautiful, breathtaking and ambitious photography ever seen on television
The open ocean( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough looks at the vast amount of space covered by the earth's oceans, underwater topography, the minute, drifting plankton and forests of kelp, food chains, and the evolution of fish and mammals
Living planet by David Attenborough( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough visits the great environmental regions of the planet to examine how plants and animals adapt to their surroundings and how otherwise unrelated organisms, molded by similar conditions, develop similar techniques for solving problems of survival
The living planet : a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The building of the earth: Host David Attenborough reveals how huge forces formed the earth, how continents move, and how the planet earth has become so amazingly varied. He visits an erupting volcano in Iceland, finds giant plants on Mount Kenya, and investigates the recolonization of Krakatoa and Mount St. Helens by wildlife. The frozen world: Attenborough visits icy mountain slopes in the Andes and travels to the remote Arctic and Antarctic to explore how various plants and animals have adapted to these frigid, forbidding conditions
The Living planet : a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seas of grass: Attenborough visits the African grasslands, where antelope, zebra and wildebeast reside with their predators, lions and cheetahs. The Baking deserts: Desert animals survive heat and drought in a variety of ingenious ways
The Living planet : a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Northern forests: Trees of the coniferous forests have special adaptations that enable them to survive long cold winters. Many animals that inhabit these vast forests are dependent on the trees for leaves, cones or bark. Further south, in the deciduous woodland, we see how bears, skunks, raccoons, squirrels and opossums put on fat for the winter. Jungle: Attenborough makes a vertical journey down a kapok tree, whose crown emerges above the jungle canopy. He descends through the various layers to the forest floor below finding en route some of the most colorful and extraordinary plants and animals on earth
The Living planet : a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds apart: Despite their often-small size and isolation many islands are inhabited by wildlife. Attenborough investigates the ways in which plants and animals arrive at these locations and how they survive when they get there. Oceans: This program looks at the oceans, from drowned plains and hidden mountains to the minute drifting plankton and forests of kelp. The food webs of the oceans and the evolution of fish and mammals that live there are featured. New worlds: Humans have changed the face of the planet in many ways, causing willful damage and destruction while also creating new habitats for lants and animals. Adaptability is the key to success and this program looks at the mixed fortunes of a wide variety of wildlife
The Living planet : a portrait of the earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Community of skies: The atmosphere is a covering that is constantly on the move with a current of air, often global in scale, manufacturing the world's weather. In order to drift and fly, plants and animals must overcome gravity. Sweet fresh water: The world's largest river system, the Amazon, is followed by Attenborough from its source in the Peruvian Andes to its huge coastal delta in Brazil. The Margins of the land: Life between the tides makes great demands on the inhabitants, yet many creatures have made their home in this shifting world of mud and sand
The Compulsive communicators by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Attenborough discusses the vast number of ways in which humans communicate and how these processes differentiate human beings from other animals
Living planet a portrait of life on earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seas of grass. Grass grows all over the world, sustaining a host of creatures, particularly the African grasslands, which are home to the greatest collection of savannah animals. Here, antelope, zebra and wildebeest reside with their predators, lions and cheetahs
Living planet a portrait of life on earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sky above. Host David Attenborough describes the atmosphere as a covering to the earth that is constantly on the move with currents of air manufacturing the world's weather. He shows that in order to drift and fly, plants and animals must overcome gravity, but at the same time, the world would be a chaotic, weightless place without gravity
Living planet a portrait of life on earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds apart. Despite their often small size and isolation, many islands are inhabited by wildlife. Host David Attenborough lands on Aldabra Island in the Indian Ocean to visit giant tortoises that have reached their zenith in a hostile landscape of jagged coral rock where survival may mean eating your neighbor
Living planet a portrait of life on earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet fresh water. Host David Attenborough follows the Amazon River, the world's largest river system, from its source in the Peruvian Andes to its huge coastal delta in Brazil. Great waterfalls, such as the Angel Falls in Venezuela and Iguassu in Brazil, demonstrate the power of rivers to shape the landscape
The Living planet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Attenborough tours different ecosystems of the earth and examines the life he finds in each
Journey to planet earth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Attenborough tours the prairies of Africa, North and South America and explores man's relationship to grassland ecosystems
Frozen world( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polar bears and penguins; snow leopards and fur seals - all face a common enemy - exreme cold. But how do plants and animals manage to survive in the realms of snow and ice? 55 mins
The Swarming hordes by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the evolution of plants has been linked to that of insects and examines the way in which insects have ensured their evolutionary success
The living savanna( Visual )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film deals with the ecology of the East African plains and shows how the animals that live there maintain a complex food relationship. It explains how the savanna provides food for a large variety of animals and demonstrates the links between grass-eaters, flesh-eaters and scavengers. It also discusses such aspects as mutualism amongst the animals and emphasizes the interdependence of all living things. Finally it points out that man's interference with nature, even when well-intentioned, can disturb the ecology of the plains
New Worlds( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 10,000 years man has been changing the face of the earth, and the animals and plants that live upon it. As the human population increases more and more demands are being made on the environment. Nature is remarkably resilient, but many species and habitats are under threat. David Attendorough looks at the mixed fortunes of a variety of wildlife, and considers the future for man, and for the planet
 
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