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Our planet : the past, present and future of earth

Author: Peter ChinEdward HerrmannAlex HearleDemetri GoritsasDavid DeVriesAll authors
Publisher: [New York?] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Disc 1: How the earth was made. Examines the origin and geological evolution of the earth, focusing on the various cataclysmic transformations that occurred through time.

Disc 2 : A global warning? The History Channel answers the question: After 650 million years of climate change, is global warming simply a naturally occurring phenomenon, or the result of human activity?

Disc 3 : Life after people. What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Nature television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Science television programs
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Chin; Edward Herrmann; Alex Hearle; Demetri Goritsas; David DeVries; Vincent Lopez; James Lurie; Pioneer Productions.; Flight 33 Productions (Firm); History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422992519 9781422992517 9343970005127 9789343970003 9343970005
OCLC Number: 707942496
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from disc label.
Documentary.
Originally broadcast on television in 2007 and 2008.
Special features: Bonus documentary "Inside the volcano"; Additional scenes.
Credits: Disc 1. Narrator, Edward Herrmann ; camera, Jason Elison [and others] ; editor, Huw Jenkins ; music, Justin Nichols. Disc 2. Narrator, Demetri Goritsas ; camera, Jason Ellson and David Swan ; editor, Chris Roberts ; music, Neil Maccoll and George Taylor. Disc 3. Narrator, James Lurie ; editors, Motoshi Wakabayashi, Kyle Yaskin, Kevin Browne.
Performer(s): Narrators unspecified.
Description: 3 videodiscs (4 hr., 40 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. How the earth was made / produced by Pioneer Productions for the History Channel ; written and directed by Peter Chin. Disc 2. A global warning? / written & directed by Alex Hearle ; produced by Pioneer Productions for the History Channel. Disc 3. Life after people / written, produced and directed by David de Vries ; produced by Vincent Lopez ; produced by Flight 33 Productions for History Television Network Productions.
Other Titles: Inside the volcano.
Responsibility: the History Channel.

Abstract:

Disc 1: How the earth was made. Examines the origin and geological evolution of the earth, focusing on the various cataclysmic transformations that occurred through time.

Disc 2 : A global warning? The History Channel answers the question: After 650 million years of climate change, is global warming simply a naturally occurring phenomenon, or the result of human activity?

Disc 3 : Life after people. What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?

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