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  1. Human Planet (2011)

    Subject
    Anthropology; Geography
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 480 minutes), £34.99 (DVD) £39.99 (Blu-ray)

    This eight-part series from the BBC Natural History Unit takes a closer look at the ever-changing relationship between mankind and nature. Includes: ‘Oceans’, ‘Deserts’, ‘Arctic’, ‘Jungles’,...

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  2. Who Lives? Who Dies? (2011)

    Subject
    Biology

    Why do only certain species survive? How can our growing knowledge of genomes reveal a deeper understanding of life’s cycles and secrets? These are among the topics discussed in this video recording of a...

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  3. Wonders of the Universe (2011)

    Subject
    Astronomy; Science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 233 minutes), £19.99

    Professor Brian Cox follows up his WONDERS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM series with this look at the universe; a series to answer some of the fundamental questions of existence. Tracing our origins from before the...

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  4. Debate, A: Who was the Hobbit (2011)

    Subject
    Anthropology; Archaeology; Biology

    Found on an obscure island, the tiny, small-brained, big-footed, "Homo florensiencsis," or "the hobbit," is unlike any other discovery. Where did this being come from, and who are its ancestors? In this...

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  5. Khumi Lives (2010)

    Director
    Ittukgula Changma
    Subject
    Anthropology; Development studies

    Khumi is the smallest of the indigenous groups in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of southeastern Bangladesh. In today’s age of globalization, changes are occurring in the animist Khumi peoples’ religion,...

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  6. Extinct (2010)

    Director
    Russell Barnes
    Producer
    Alex West
    Subject
    Biology

    A series of six 25-minute television programmes in which palaeontologist Julian Hume and archaeologist Peter Floore search for evidence as to why certain animals became extinct. Using scientific research,...

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  7. Triumph of Life (2010)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 282 minutes), £24.99

    A six-part series on evolution, using a combination of cutting edge model effects and superb wildlife photography. The series shows how living things adapt and use a number of strategies to survive, but that...

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  8. Sue Hartley - The 300 Million Year War - Plants V Herbivores (2010)

    Subject
    Biology; Environmental science
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL), £6.00

    The 2009 Royal Institution Christmas lectures given by Sue Hartley, Professor of Ecology at Susssex University. She tells us some interesting facts about plant biomass and their success in surviving...

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  9. David Attenborough’s First Life (2010)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    DVD (Region 2 PAL), £19.99

    From the fog bound coastline of Newfoundland to the deserts of North Africa and the rainforests of Queensland, Attenborough finds evidence in fossils and living animals of an extraordinary period in...

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  10. Nova: Becoming Human - Unearthing Our Earliest Ancestors (2010)

    Subject
    Biology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 180 minutes), $24.99

    A Nova investigation into how new discoveries are transforming views of our earliest ancestors. Featuring interviews with renowned scientists, footage shot as fossils were unearthed, and stunning...

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