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Arctic with Bruce Parry

Synopsis
All five episodes of the BBC television series in which anthropologist Bruce Parry embarks on another epic journey of discovery, exploring the wonders of the Arctic. Over the course of one summer, he travels through Greenland, Canada, Alaska, Russia and Northern Europe, witnessing the dramatic changes taking place due to global warming. He also examines the threat posed to indigenous people like the Inuit of Northern Greenland by superpowers racing to cash in on the polar region’s natural resources of oil and minerals.

Released on both DVD and Blu-ray.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Year of production
2010
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 in 5 weekly parts beginning 2/1/2011
Subjects
Anthropology; Geography
Keywords
Arctic; global warming; indigenous peoples; Inuit; natural resources; oil deposits

Credits

Contributor
Bruce Parry

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99 (DVD) ££24.99 (Blu-ray)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
300 minutes
Year
2011

Sponsor

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

2 Entertain Video

Email
DVDenquiryline@bbc.com
Web
http://www.2entertainvideo.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7612 3000
Fax
020 7612 3003
Address
BBC Worldwide
33 Foley Street
London
W1W 7TL
Notes
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