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Released: 2011-10-13

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Frozen Planet: A World Beyond Imagination by Alastair Fothergill


without equal portrait of the earthcff0478#three9;s Polar areas.

In 2012 the invention Channel will broadcast Frozen Planet, the lengthy-awaited 3rd installment in the BBC Earth collection of which Blue Planet: Seas of existence and Planet Earth: As Youcff0478#three9;ve never observed It before won more than one Emmy awards.

Frozen Planet is the companion ebook to the tv collection. It follows the worldcff0478#three9;s highest natural world photographers as they seize animal conduct and landscapes never seen beforehand, together with Antarcticacff0478#three9;s active volcanoes and the prior to now limited Russian Arctic. custom-designed HD cameras allowed undisturbed remark. traveling through nuclear submarine, army helicopter, icebreaker and snowmobile, the filmmakers endured piercing polar winters and the bad summer season "soften" to record what could also be the dying days of Earthcff0478#three9;s frozen regions.

Frozen Planet has seven sections:

  • Pole to Pole
  • Spring: existence Wakes Up
  • Summer: existence Multiplies
  • Autumn: existence Retreats
  • winter: existence Closes Down
  • On thin Ice
  • stories from the Poles

It follows 4 polar residentityents that reveal the well being of the planet and what the future may hold: the polar endure and arctic fox in the north; the Adelie penguin and wandering albatross in the south. "in the back of the scenes" segments describe the making of the tv collection.

probably the most attention-grabbing stories are:

  • Icebergs the scale of new York skyscrapers
  • the first record of killer whales looking in packs
  • 80,000 stinky macaroni penguins on chook Island
  • an excessively rare blond fur seal doggy
  • satellite tagged wandering albatrosses elevating their chicks
  • King penguins catching a wave
  • A lone white wolf eyeing a photographer
  • Grass-eating polar endures
  • The creeping glaciers of Svalbard
  • Adelie penguin chicks studying to swim
  • Killer whales the usage of their tails to wash seals off ice flows
  • Canadacff0478#three9;s Barrenlands coming to life in the spring
  • A polar endure stalking a movie team
  • Scuba diving with beluga whales in the Russian Arctic
  • The elusive Greenland shark

sales of the companion ebook to the Blue Planet tv collection crowned 6 million dollars. Frozen Planet promises to be an equivalent or larger good fortune. The vital subject, the predicted demand from Discovery Channel viewers and an excellent worth make it an essential purchase.

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creator: Alastair Fothergil..publisher: Firefly booksBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: three12

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