Journey through the past, present and future of Earth as 'History' explores the very real beginnings of our planet, the potentially catastrophic results of our own behaviour on it and the possibility of a world wiped clean of humanity in this stunning collection of History's most Earth-centric and informative specials. Includes:
How the Earth Was Made History goes back in time, from 4.5 billion years ago to today, to reveal the mystery of geology across the world.. -Spectacular on-location shooting, evidence from geologists in the field and clear and dramatic graphics combine to show how the immensely powerful, and at times violent, forces of geology have literally shaped the world we live in. A Global Warning? Arctic ice is melting, sea levels are rising, glaciers are shrinking at alarming rates, and the Earth is getting unmistakably warmer. Is this vast, potentially catastrophic, climate change the result of human behaviour? History offers an in-depth study of the science behind this controversial, hot-button issue. Life After People What would happen if every human being on Earth disappeared? This isn't the story of how we might vanish - it is the story of what happens to the world we leave behind. Examining how the very landscape of planet Earth would change in our absence, using cinematic CGI to reveal - in scientific detail - the fate of every aspect of the man-made world.