This Sunday, April 22, is Earth Day and what better way to celebrate it than by enjoying some amazing BBC specials which feature the stunning diversity of life found on our planet. The BBC is known for producing high-quality nature videos with up-close views of animals in their natural habitats. For instance, enjoy this adorable video of polar bear cubs venturing out of their den for the first time:
Thanks to BBC Home Entertainment, I have some amazing prizes to give away a lucky winner!
Limited Edition Planet Earth Globe: this astonishing 11-part BBC series is brilliantly narrated by Sir David Attenborough and sensibly organized so that each 50-minute episode covers a specific geographical region and/or wildlife habitat (mountains, caves, deserts, shallow seas, seasonal forests, etc.) until the entire planet has been magnificently represented by the most astonishing sights and sounds you'll ever experience from the comforts of home.
Frozen Planet The Arctic and Antarctic remain the greatest wildernesses on Earth. The scale and beauty of the scenery and the sheer power of the elements are unmatched anywhere else on our planet. And against all odds, these vast, frigid environments are teeming with life.Using the latest camera technology, Frozen Planet captures unimaginable imagery above and below the ice, and follows the extraordinary fluctuations that accompany the changes of seasons in this most extreme of environments, often for the first time. Visit the Frozen Planet Facebook page : facebook.com/frozenplanet
BBC Natural History Collection: Seventeen-disc set includes "Planet Earth" and:
The Blue Planet: Seas of Life. The winner of two Emmy(R) Awards, The Blue Planet: Seas of Life is the definitive exploration of the marine world, chronicling the mysteries the deep in ways never before imagined. as well as:
The Life of Mammals: Sir David Attenborough's extensive series spans the globe in its effort to examine the mating, social and food gathering rituals of 4,000 species of mammals.
The Life of Birds: The Life of Birds traverses the globe, covering 42 countries and examining over 300 different species. Ultra slow motion film unravels the complexities of bird flight and ultraviolet cameras reveal the world from a bird's point of view.
To enter, just leave a comment stating what natural wonder you'd most like to visit. Be sure and leave your email so that I can contact you if you win. Enter by May 1. Open to US residents only (sorry!). The winner will be chosen by random.org and contacted by email, and given 48 hours to respond with a mailing address or I'll have to choose another winner. Good luck!
Disclaimer: BBC Home Entertainment provided the prizes for this giveaway