Insect Worlds

May 2016
30:00

May 17, 2016

Expired 3.0 6 x
Totalling an estimated 10 million species, the insects and their close relatives are the most abundant and diverse group of animals in the world, so what is the secret of their success? Their hard external skeleton provides strength and protection and their small size allows them to exploit many microhabitats.
30:00

May 16, 2016

Expired 3.0 5 x
Steve Backshall reveals the incredible influence that insects and their close relatives have on Earth's many ecosystems. In the grasslands of South America the landscape has been created almost solely by one team of insects - grass-cutter ants. Across the world's oceans one tiny creature plays such a key role that, without...
30:00

May 10, 2016

Expired 3.0 6 x
Steve Backshall explores the connections and relationship that we have with insects and other arthropods. In Kenya, huge armies of driver ants give houses a five-star clean-up, and in China, we discover how silkworm caterpillars have shaped our culture and distribution. While locusts devastate crops in Africa, bees and bee...
March 2013

3. The Secret to Their Success

3.0 6 x
Steve Backshall examines why insects and their relatives are so abundant and successful.

2. Making Worlds

3.0 9 x
Revealing the influence that insects and their close relatives have on our ecosystems.

1. Them and Us

3.0 13 x
Steve Backshall explores the connections we have with insects and other arthropods.
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