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David Attenborough´s Light on Earth

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David Attenborough´s Light on Earth

Title: David Attenborough´s Light on Earth

Directors: Joe Loncraine, Producer: Martin Dohrn & Joe Loncraine
Produced by: A TERRA MATER FACTUAL STUDIOS/ AMMONITE FILMS production in co-production with CURIOSITYSTREAM in association with BBC UKTV and ABC Australia
Running Time: 51:29 Minutes
Country: Austria
Year: 2016

Age Guideline:
Secondary School (12 - 16)

Category: Natural Science, Life Science & Technology

Screened In: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Namibia, Mali, Rwanda, South Africa

Bioluminescence is the light of creatures: whether a firefly or a luminous plankton in the sea, which provides a true light show during movement: the magic glittering, the flashing and the radiance makes the night sparkle. Nature film icon Sir David Attenborough takes the viewers on a journey into a previously unexplored, mysterious empire and explains how living creatures "switch on" their own light and why they do it. Attenborough and a team of world-leading scientists describe the realm of living light as a world that is quite different from our own – and incredibly fascinating.