Frozen Planet promo

I was on the fence about actually buying BBC’s Frozen Planet, though I started warming to it after rumors that it was going to cut out mentions of climate change in North American releases turned out to be false. Now, however, I think I need to get the Blu-Ray — on the condition that I can get the Attenborough version.

Yes, it was the turtle at ~1:30 that sold me.

BBC to distribute Frozen Planet sans environmental episode in US

Via The Telegraph:

The environmental programme has been relegated by the BBC to an “optional extra” alongside a behind-the-scenes documentary which foreign networks can ignore.

Campaigners said the decision not to incorporate the episode on global warming as part of the main package was “unhelpful”.

They added that it would allow those countries which are sceptical of climate change to “censor” the issue.

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