A three part environmental documentary series written and presented by Sir David Attenborough and broadcast on the BBC in the year 2000, the theme of the series is to explore the latest scientific evidence which supports the idea that the planet is facing a potential ecological crisis and discusses possible solutions to the problem with the help of various leading environmental scientists. The series focuses on five main areas of human activity which are possibly contributing to damage to our ecosystem: Habitat Loss, Introduced Species, Pollution, Over-harvesting, Islandisation.
The series was specially commissioned by the BBC as part of its programming for the first year of the new millennium and produced with a budget of £2m. All three episodes are available to watch here on Documentary Vine, navigate them via the numbered tabs beneath the video player or by using the episode link list below. Then stick around and watch more David Attenborough documentaries.