Category: The Nature of Gaia

Proteus – Ernst Haeckel

Selections from the the film Proteus, a documentary about the life, work, and philosophy of Ernst Haeckel, a 19th century naturalist and early evolutionist. The film tells of Haeckel’s character and influences while animating...

How Earth Made Us: Human Planet

In this series Professor Iain Stewart looks at how four geological forces have shaped human history. In this fifth and last episode he explores the most recent dominant force on earth, humans. It’s easy...

How Earth Made Us: Fire

Professor Iain Stewart continues his epic exploration of how planet Earth has shaped human history. In this episode he explores man’s relationship with fire. He says, “Fire is the human signature.”