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Komodo Dragon
Stephen and Mark travel to Indonesia to see the deadly Komodo Dragons. They join a project to capture and tag the animals.
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This documentary examines the role that music plays in developing our brains as humans. It looks at the influence of music on premature infants and on growing children, as well as exploring the role of music therapy for hospital patients and the elderly.
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Stephen Fry examines the story behind the first media entrepreneur Johannes Gutenberg (the inventor of the printing press) to find out why he did it and how. The story combines both historical enquiry and hands on technology to bring the man and his machine to life.
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The Lembeh strait is a unique hotspot of marine biodiversity. A wildlife filmmaker couple spent months capturing animal behaviour never filmed before. Thumb-splitting Mantis shrimp or deadly mini-octopuses are just some of the creatures usually overlooked in films.
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Are factories that don’t emit any pollutants really possible or still a science fiction fantasy? Explore the intriguing ideas of environmentalists and engineers who are working together to make the factory of the future a reality.
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When a female barn-owl’s home is demolished, she has to seek a new place to live. During her journey, the film shows how owls fly silently and hunt efficiently but also what they have meant to humans since ancient times, and how they live beside us today.
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So much of our world runs on oil, but what happens when the wells run dry? Around the world, researchers are preparing for a world without fossil fuels, developing new technologies and reimagining how we power our modern society. See what they’ve found.
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Each year White Storks undertake a dramatic migration from the northern reaches of the European continent to the southern headwaters of the Nile River in Africa. Join them on their journey while discovering the symbolic impact of these gregarious birds.
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In "Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth", Maestro will draw the children's attention to the importance of Sustainable Development. Our young heroes are now secondary school pupils, aged 13 and 14 years. They have grown up and will be confronted during the 26 episodes to problems related to global warming, pollution, drought, decrease of energies' resources and poverty.
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Microbes outnumber all other species on Earth and make up most living matter. But what exactly is a microbe? From the Black Death to life on Mars, hosts Paula and Charles take you on a journey to discover the big impact of tiny microbes.
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This is the story of Alan Turing - the maverick British genius who broke the Nazis' naval Enigma code. The founding father of computer science and artificial intelligence, his genius was overshadowed by his conviction for "gross indecency" with another man in 1952.
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