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Ice Worlds

Episode 6 of 11

Documentary series which celebrates earth in its natural glory. How the advance and retreat of the ice in the polar regions becomes a real challenge to the animals.

Although the frozen worlds of the Arctic and Antarctic experience the greatest seasonal extremes, it is the advance and retreat of the ice that is the real challenge to life. As the sea freezes, Antarctica doubles in size and all animals except for the emperor penguin flee.

In the Arctic, the polar bear's ice world literally melts beneath its feet, forcing it to swim vast distances and take on one of the deadliest adversaries on the planet.

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1 hour

Last on

Mon 19 Mar 2018 15:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter David Attenborough
Composer George Fenton
Producer Vanessa Berlowitz
Producer Alastair Fothergill

Broadcasts

  • Sun 5 Nov 2006 21:00
  • Thu 16 Nov 2006 01:50
  • Wed 14 Feb 2007 19:00
  • Sun 10 Aug 2008 18:00
  • Mon 18 Aug 2008 18:00
  • Wed 17 Sep 2008 16:00
  • Christmas Eve 2008 13:40
  • Sat 9 May 2009 18:30
  • Sat 16 May 2009 18:50
  • Sat 22 Aug 2009 15:30
  • Thu 31 Dec 2009 16:10
  • Wed 21 Jul 2010 20:00
  • Sat 9 Oct 2010 21:10
  • Mon 15 Nov 2010 19:00
  • Tue 16 Nov 2010 01:00
  • Sat 20 Nov 2010 18:00
  • Tue 21 May 2013 16:15
  • Fri 11 Apr 2014 15:15
  • Mon 28 Aug 2017 16:15
  • Mon 19 Mar 2018 15:15

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