The Living Planet Episode guide

  1. New Worlds

    12/12 David Attenborough looks at the way humans have changed the Earth.

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 1984

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  2. The Open Ocean

    11/12 David Attenborough explores the ocean, which covers 70 per cent of the Earth's surface.

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 1984

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  3. World's Apart

    10/12 David Attenborough explores the isolated islands which are a haven for ancient species.

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 1984

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  4. The Margins of the Land

    9/12 A look at the borders between land and water, and the life that thrives there.

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 1984

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  5. Sweet Fresh Water

    8/12 David Attenborough follows the river Amazon from the Andes to the sea.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 1984

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  6. The Sky Above

    7/12 Some species have overcome the force of gravity to fly through the air.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 1984

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  7. The Baking Deserts

    6/12 David Attenborough visits the hottest and driest places on earth.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 1984

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  8. Seas of Grass

    5/12 David Attenborough explores the grasslands of the Americas, Eurasia and Africa.

    First broadcast: 16 Feb 1984

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  9. Jungle

    4/12 An exploration of the Amazon jungle, from the silk cotton tree to the dark forest floor.

    First broadcast: 09 Feb 1984

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  10. The Northern Forests

    3/12 David Attenborough explores the largest forest in the world.

    First broadcast: 02 Feb 1984

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  11. The Frozen World

    2/12 David Attenborough explores the ways animals adapt to survive in regions of snow and ice.

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 1984

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  12. The Building of the Earth

    1/12 David Attenborough visits the Kali Gandaki, Nepal and America's Yellowstone National Park.

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 1984

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