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Season 2 airs Wednesdays, July 11 - 25 at 8/7c

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About Season 2: Life at the Extremes

Earth’s natural wonders are parts of the natural world that nature has carved on such a scale, that they beggar belief. Vast mountain ranges, impenetrable rainforests and dazzling tropical islands - places where nature is visible at its most primal, most powerful and most extraordinarily beautiful. For human beings, survival within these wonders can pose extraordinary challenges.

Read more about Season 2 below. 

Season 1

Season 1

Visit six continents to explore extraordinary natural wonders.

Season 2

Season 2

See how earth’s natural wonders are among the most extreme places to live on the planet.

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Yet in even the most extreme and remote parts of our planet people do survive. Somehow, human beings have found a way to exist alongside Mother Nature’s most breath-taking creations. What makes these natural wonders so extreme? What are the challenges to human survival within them? And what helps and what hinders us in that struggle?

In this series, we’ll discover how humble homo sapiens have come up with ingenious strategies for survival in these far-flung and astonishing places. We’ll learn how survival techniques are now being forced to evolve quickly in the face of change. And we’ll find out how human resilience, ingenuity and bravery overcome the most extraordinary odds in the great struggle for life.

"Earth's Natural Wonders" was produced by BBC and PBS.

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