Your Garage Beauty Best Books of the Year So Far STEM nav_sap_plcc_ascpsc Starting at $39.99 Wickedly Prime Handmade Wedding Rustic Decor Book House Cleaning gotpremiere gotpremiere gotpremiere  Echo $129.99 All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition, starting at $129.99 Kindle Oasis B06ZY5XM7W Water Sports STEMClubToys17_gno

Human Planet 2011

Season 1
4.6 out of 5 stars (54) IMDb 9.1/10
Buy Episode 5 HD $2.99
Buy Season 1 HD $9.99

Buy Episode 5

Buy Episode 5 HD $2.99
Buy Episode 5 SD $1.99

Buy Season 1

Buy Season 1 HD $9.99
Buy Season 1 SD $9.99
More Purchase Options

Human are the only animals that have adapted to life in every habitat on Earth. From oceans to jungles, to pole and deserts, Human Planet explores man's incredible ability to survive in the most extreme environments. Three years in the making, the series travels to the far-flung corners of the globe to illustrate the most diverse, original and often, never-before-seen stories of human existence.

Available to watch on supported devices.

By placing your order or playing a video, you agree to our Terms of Use. Sold by Amazon Digital Services LLC. Additional taxes may apply.
Season 1

from $1.99

1. Rivers: Friend and Foe

Rivers provide the essentials of life: fresh food and water. They enable us to live in almost every environment. But rivers are also capricious and can flood, freeze or disappear altogether. Join a Laotian fisherman who must walk a high wire strung above the raging Mekong River for an extraordinary commute to work. Meet the father who must take his two children on a 6-day trek down a frozen river.

TV-PG CC Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: April 10, 2011
Buy HD $2.99

from $1.99

2. Oceans: Into the Blue

As an air-breathing animal, the human is not built to survive in water. But people have found ways to live an almost aquatic life so they can exploit the sea's riches. From a 'shark-whispers; in the Pacific to Brazilian fishermen collaborating with the dolphins to catch mullet, this journey into the blue revels astonishing tales of ingenuity and bravery.

TV-PG CC Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: April 10, 2011
Buy HD $2.99

from $1.99

3. Mountains: Life In Thin Air

Explore the extraordinary ways in which people survive at extreme altitudes where nature becomes unforgiving. In the Altai Mountains in Western Mongolia the locals forge an astonishing partnership with golden eagles that hunt for them. On the cliffs of the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia join a young boy must battle with determined gelada monkeys looking to raid his family's meager grain harvest.

TV-PG CC Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: April 10, 2011
Buy HD $2.99

from $1.99

4. Arctic: Life in the Deep Freeze

The Arctic is the harshest environment on Earth, little food grows, its dark for months on end temperatures stay well below freezing for much of the year. Yet four million people manage to survive here. Human Planet tells remarkable stories of extraordinary people who make their homes in nature's deep freeze.

TV-PG CC Language: English Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: April 17, 2011
Buy HD $2.99

from $1.99

5. Grasslands: The Roots of Power

Grasslands feed the world. Over thousands of years, humans have learned to grow grains on the grasslands and successfully domesticate the creatures that live there. We walk with the Dorobo people of Kenya as they bravely attempt to scare off a pride of hungry lions from their freshly caught kill. We gallop across the Steppe with extraordinary Mongolian horsemen who were 'born in the saddle'.

TV-PG CC Language: English Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: April 17, 2011
Buy HD $2.99

from $1.99

6. Jungles: People of the Trees

The rainforest is home to more species of plants and animals than any other habitat on Earth. For humans, life in the trees requires great skill and ingenuity. The Matis of Brazil carve blowpipes to hunt monkeys. In the Congo forest, Tete defies death by scaling a giant tree past an angry swarm of bees to collect honey. And in Brazil, join a unique flight searching for an un-contacted tribe.

TV-PG CC Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: April 17, 2011
Buy HD $2.99

from $1.99

7. Deserts: Life in the Furnace

Water is the essential element of life, yet many millions of us live in parched desert around the world. From the Tubu women and children who navigate the endless dunes of the Sahara to the men rushing into Antogo Lake to catch the fish trapped as it evaporates, we discover how the eternal quest for water brings huge challenges - and ingenious solutions - in the driest places on Earth.

TV-PG CC Language: English Runtime: 49 minutes Release date: April 24, 2011
Buy HD $2.99

from $1.99

8. Cities: Surviving the Urban Jungle

The final episode looks at the one environment that's been made by us for us - the city. Over half of the world's population now lives in the urban jungle. The city is built to keep untamed nature out - but nature can't be pushed away. From bed bugs sucking our blood at night to rats in our restaurants, many animals have adapted to a life with us.

TV-PG CC Language: English Runtime: 48 minutes Release date: April 24, 2011
Buy HD $2.99

Free

Bonus: Featurette : The Zanskar Frozen River Adventure

This bonus feature, not broadcast on television, tells the behind the scenes story of our camera crew's dangerous 8 day trek to get their location and contributors. A real life expedition set in the remote Zanskar frozen river valley high in the mountains of Northern India. The film, shot in HD, will reveal the risks and challenges the camera crew face before they even start to film

TV-PG CC Language: English Runtime: 23 minutes Release date: April 10, 2011
Buy HD $0.00

Customer reviews

Top customer reviews

on January 27, 2013
Format: Amazon Video|Verified Purchase
0Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on July 3, 2017
Format: Amazon Video|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on April 20, 2017
Format: Amazon Video|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on October 8, 2013
Format: Amazon Video|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on November 3, 2016
Format: Amazon Video|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on May 6, 2016
Format: Amazon Video|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on November 4, 2012
Format: Amazon Video|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on May 20, 2013
Format: Amazon Video|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse