Rivers - Friend and Foe • episode "7/8" Human Planet

Category: Environment

Human Planet meets people for whom rivers can be both a risk to life and a lifeline.

Human Planet • 0 • 8 episodes •

Oceans - Into the Blue

Documentary about how humans exploit the sea's riches with great ingenuity and bravery.


Deserts - Life in the Furnace

A look at how the eternal quest for water brings huge challenges and ingenious solutions.


Arctic - Life in the Deep Freeze

Human Planet tells remarkable stories of people who make their homes in the Arctic.


Jungles - People of the Trees

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Mountains - Life in Thin Air

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Rivers - Friend and Foe

Human Planet meets people for whom rivers can be both a risk to life and a lifeline.


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The city is built to keep untamed nature out, but nature cannot be pushed away.


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