Earth from Space

Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand new perspective. At a time when the Earth’s surface is changing faster than ever in human history, watch cities grow, forest disappear and glaciers melt. In the ever-growing grey of cities, one man is feeding thousands of parakeets; in Sumatra, a female orangutan and her daughter face life in a forest under threat; while in Tanzania, local people use satellites to replant a forest, securing the future for a family of chimpanzees. This is our home as we’ve never seen it before.

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Filmmaker: Jo Shinner

Running Time: 58 mins

Language: English

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Jo Shinner

Jo Shinner, Filmmaker

Executive producer of Earth from Space and several other natural history series for the BBC 1 and BBC 2, Shinner has also worked across a broad children’s portfolio for CBBC and Cbeebies. Prior to joining the BBC’s Natural History Unit, she worked at Tigress Productions, producing wildlife, investigative, drama, reconstruction documentaries Nature Shock (National Geographic) and an original series for National Geographic Wild Channel Wild Case Files.