How Earth Made Us

Iain Stewart tells the epic story of how the planet has shaped our history. With spectacular images, surprising stories and a compelling narrative, the series discovers the central role played in human history by four different planetary forces.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2010 - 2010)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Nature
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

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Human Planet

Episode 1x05; Feb 23, 2010

Professor Iain Stewart explores the most recently established force - humans. It's easy to think of the human impact on the planet as a negative one, but as Iain discovers, this isn't always the case. It is clear that humans have unprecedented contro

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: Human PlanetFeb 23, 2010
1x04: FireFeb 9, 2010
1x03: WindFeb 2, 2010
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