In space, you can hear the Earth scream… History of Mother Earth: Gaia Uncovered
Did you know pollution has a sound? Acclaimed historian, Bettany Hughes learns that the impact we have on the planet can even be heard from space in History of Mother Earth: Gaia Uncovered.
Watch History of Mother Earth: Gaia Uncovered on BBC Select
What can the ancient world’s vision of the planet, such as the legend of powerful Greek Goddess Gaia, teach us? Acclaimed historian Bettany Hughes explores our relationship with Mother Earth in this fascinating documentary on BBC Select.
Now, more than ever, our use and misuse of the planet is under scrutiny. Can the past hold the answers to how we can possibly have a future on the Earth?
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