I have always been a fan of the BBC, and here is another reason why: BBC Atlas of the Natural World: Western Hemisphere and Antarctica, a six-disc set that relates the stories of the continents, how they formed, who were the first inhabitants, and how the evolution of creatures and peoples adapted and lived within their environment.
The BBC Atlas of the Natural World is the title of two compilations (boxed sets) of DVDs consisting of eight separate nature documentary series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit between 1987 and 2005. The boxed sets, each consisting of 4 series and 6 DVDs, are subtitled “Western Hemisphere and Antarctica” and “Africa and Europe”. They were released on October 31, 2006 and October 2, 2007, respectively, for DVD Region 1 (i.e., Canada, United States, U.S. territories, and Bermuda). They were later released in DVD Region 4, although still with NTSC video.
Publisher: BBC WarnerThis staggeringly beautiful collection of four BBC series about the natural (and often social) history of Americas is something to behold. Rich in endless detail yet satisfying as an integrated vision of continental eco-systems, BBC Atlas of the Natural World makes our planet look like a miraculous place indeed, with an astonishing diversity of wildlife and habitats. The program continues with this look at the incredible landscapes and animals that populate South America.Episode 1 - Lost WorldsEpisode 2 - Mighty AmazonEpisode 3 - Great PlainsEpisode 4 - Andes To AmazonEpisode 5 - Amazon JungleEpisode 6 - Penguin Shores Click the Post Title or The Red Text Below for Download Links Important: Click the Button Below to get notified of next updates,you no need to check this blog regularly.The Browser will remind you whenever this blog is updated.
There aren't many media entities with the ability and desire to pull off a video Atlas as comprehensive as this one. National Geographic comes to mind. Ken Burns could pull it off if that were his thing. But the BBC did it. Synthesizing reams of data from the historical record, archaeological evidence, geological theory, evolution, and modern footage, they have assembled a comprehensive, surprisingly neutral account of the natural history of the world. Designed to be future-proof, the four documentary series assembled here relay the facts as cohesively as possible. (Considering that the sixteen-year-old Land of the Eagle still seems relevant, their approach worked.) The result is as convincing as it is intellectually stimulating.