Air Date: October 26th, 2011
David Attenborough journeys across the polar regions of our planet.
Genres: Documentary, Nature
Season 1 - Episode 7 : On Thin Ice Dec 7, 2011
Rising temperatures are transforming the Poles and the implications are far-reaching for their animal and human inhabitants.
Season 1 - Episode 6 : The Last Frontier Nov 30, 2011
A look at the extraordinary riches and wonders of the polar regions and the people that have been visiting them for thousands of years.
Season 1 - Episode 5 : Winter Nov 23, 2011
Winter is the greatest test for life in the polar regions; in the Arctic, a female polar bear treks into the mountains to give birth; out on the frozen ocean, the entire population of the world's spectacled eider ducks braves the winter.
Season 1 - Episode 4 : Autumn Nov 16, 2011
Polar landscapes in autumn are transformed as the big freeze returns; in the Arctic, polar bears gather in large numbers on the coast to wait for the return of the ice; off the coast 2,000 beluga whales head for a special estuary.
Season 1 - Episode 3 : Summer Nov 9, 2011
It is high summer in the polar regions, and the sun never sets; many species take advantage of the easier conditions, but summer is a tough time for the polar bear family, as their ice world melts away and the cubs take their first swimming lesson.