Anthropocene - The Rise of Humans
screenable online: 3 episodes
A new era has begun: the Anthropocene. With 7 billion human beings alive today, we have become a force of nature in our own right, able to change the planet and life on it, even determine the nature of our influence.
This ground-breaking three-part series puts the spotlight on the human impact and the thirst for innovation and technology that turned us into the most influential life form on Earth. It’s why this period in our planet’s history is also known as the Anthropocene — the age when human activities have started to change the planet’s own systems.
Far from doom and gloom, this optimistic, stunning and revealing portrait of our planet and its human inhabitants is about presenting fascinating, cutting-edge scientific and societal solutions to the greatest challenge of our time: the nature of the human impact on Planet Earth.