Celebrate Earth Day 2012 with BBC Home Video and TV Marathon

Celebrate Earth Day year round with BBC by making a commitment to learn more about the creatures that we share our world with. These family-friendly films are a great way to dig deep into the world around us and see how our footprints on the earth impact our world is a real and lasting way…

Planet Earth Limited Edition Globe DVD

Planet Earth Limited Edition DVD SetThe 6-disc set arrives in a limited edition and numbered collectors edition set that also includes four art cards that feature stunning images from the series.  This new edition of Planet Earth has an all new commentary as well as a new bonus programs and more importantly, it’s narrated by David Attenborough,  (Frozen Planet, The Blue Planet).  He’s a world-renowned naturalist and he adds a certain charm and preciseness like no other.  This is one special, limited collector’s edition set that’ll you’ll want to watch over and over.

Buy the 6-disc set / ARV $60

Frozen Planet: The Complete Series

Frozen Planet: The Complete SeriesWho wouldn’t want this fabulous original UK version of the Frozen Planet Series with the narration provided by David Attenborough. It covers the Arctic and Antarctic – two wildernesses that are sadly disappearing. Alastair Fothergill, world-renowned for his work in nature filming and executive producer of many of the best-selling and most loved titles, produced this film in conjunction BBC Earth. Filmed in the same style as his previous works, this movie tells the story of these frozen regions of our planet and how they’re changing forever at a rapid pace.  The cinematography will take your breath away.

Buy the 3-disc DVD set /release date: April 17, 2012 /ARV $39

Blue Planet, The: Seas of Life – Special Edition DVD 

Blue Planet, The: Seas of Life - Special Edition DVD   One of producer Alastair Fothergill’s earliest works; he teamed up with BBC which resulted in two Emmy Awards® for this film.  You’ll get a peek at the mysteries hidden deep in the world’s oceans. This new release includes a 5th disc of bonus feature programming which was not included with the original DVD release.

Buy the 5-disc DVD set / ARV $40

BBC Natural History Collection

Planet Earth: Special Edition / Blue Planet: Seas of Life: Special Edition / The Life of Mammals / The Life of Birds

BBC Natural History Collection  This is an amazing 18-disc set that was just released a few weeks ago. It’s the ultimate collection that includes the Planet Earth Special Edition, Blue Planet: Seas of Life: Special Edition, The Life of Mammals, and The Life of Birds. Over 33 hours of programming in all including 7 hours hours of extras. You and your family will learn about thousands of plants and animals and you’ll get behind-the-scenes information on the series. This set is also narrated by Attenborough.

Buy the 18-disc DVD set / ARV $180

What a great way to celebrate the earth – by learning more about the world around us the hope is we’ll start working to save it.  If you have cable TV, watch for the Planet Earth Marathon.  It begins Saturday, April 21, 2012 (6:00am ET) and continues through Sunday, April 22, 9:00PM ET/PT.  It’ll be followed by the world premiere of a new two-hour special, The Making of Planet Earth, at 9:00pm ET/PT.]


Social Media Links

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Frozen Planet

BBC Polar Bear Sweepstakes

Enter to win a Tauck Manitoba: Polar Bear Adventure plus other great prizes – Enter at Frozen Planet website and learn more about the film at their official Facebook Page



I am so excited about this phenomenal Earth Day giveaway we’re hosting!  Ok, and a little green with envy because every one of these titles is one I’d like to own! But in the spirit of the day, I’ll slay the green dragon and celebrate because one of you is going to win all four of the titles listed above!  Yes, that’s hundreds of dollars in fascinating and entertaining audio and visual goodies!

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Author: Connie Ott

A mom and wife, Connie blogs about entertainment, travel, living green, products, technology, DIY home remodeling and decor, and more. She's a vegetarian and animal lover and lives in the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, WA. Find out more about Connie and all the bloggers here at Baby to Boomer Lifestyle on our About Us page.

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  1. The Frozen Planet is awesome!

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  2. I’d like to see the Frozen Planet Series. My kids love polar bears, penguins, etc

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  3. would especially love the planet earth set

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  4. I like to see the Planet Earth Limited Edition Globe DVD

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  5. I am so excited about all of them but i am really excited about frozen planet because I caught a little bit of one episode and just want to see them all now. thanks
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  6. I’d love to watch the BBC Natural History Collection. I love learning about animals and plants.

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  7. Everyone in the family loves watching the Frozen Planet: The Complete Series. Parents because it is educational and the kids because of all the cool animals. Win-win.

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  8. I am most excited about winning Frozen Planet because I love learning about arctic animals. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  9. I’m excited for the Blue planet DVD set because there is still a large part of the ocean that we still don’t know about.

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  10. BBC Natural History Collection ($180) because I LOVE nature documentaries and this set has it all!

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  11. I want to see the BBC Natural History Collection, because I love nature documentaries, and I haven’t seen any of these yet.

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  12. I would love the natural history collection! My boyfriend loves the series and I’d love to give it to him for his bday

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  13. Blue Planet DVD. I heard about this, but never got a chance to view it.

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  14. I can’t decide which I’d want to watch first because they are all fabulous.

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  15. I would like to watch the Blue Planet DVD

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  16. i am most excited about Frozen Planet, the commercials for that look amazing

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