David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. This is the first Blue Planet, from 2001.
The ocean's influence dominates the world's weather systems and supports an enormous range of life. This first episode demonstrates the sheer scale, power and complexity of the "Blue Planet".
1/8 • 2001 • Nature
David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. The deadly game of hide-and-seek played by the sea's charismatic hunters - whales, shark and billfish.
3/8 • 2001 • Nature
A look at the survival techniques of creatures that endure the harsh conditions of the Arctic and Antarctic.
4/8 • 2001 • Nature
David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans, exploring the richest waters on Earth, where the annual cycle of the sun drives an explosion of life.
5/8 • 2001 • Nature
Developed over centuries, coral reefs house fragile ecosystems, but they too have to fight to survive.
6/8 • 2001 • Nature
As snails surf the waves in pursuit of a meal, how do the tides create opportunities for marine life?
7/8 • 2001 • Nature
Revealing the titanic efforts behind Blue Planet, this diary reveals the skills and dedication of the film makers.
2001 • Nature
Dr Martha Holmes looks at man's influence on the oceans. Is there a solution so that we can save our seas or is it too late to get us out of Deep Trouble?
2001 • Nature