Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth

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  • 2008
  • 1 Season
  • 7.2  (122)

Maestro will draw the children's attention to the importance of Sustainable Development. Our young heroes are now secondary school pupils, aged 13 and 14 years old. They have grown up and will be confronted during the 26 episodes to problems related to global warming, pollution, drought, decrease of energy resources, poverty...

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What Future Tomororw
26. What Future Tomororw
December 21, 2008
Maestro takes our heroes travelling into the future: photovoltaic modules and space hotels, the International Space Station, and the Moon and Mars. On Earth, there are nature reserves, clean rivers, use of hydrogen fuel, etc.
New Technologies
25. New Technologies
December 21, 2008
Since the dawn of mankind, technical progress has never ceased. Today, the goal of technology should be to preserve our beautiful blue planet, its life, and its diversity for our children and our children's children.
Children's Health and Education
24. Children's Health and Education
December 21, 2008
We are in Casamance, in a reception center. Our young heroes are helping Sira, a twelve year-old girl, to get to Dakar for a heart operation. Back in Sira's village, they intend, not without difficulty, to rebuild and rehabilitate the school.
Climate Change Solution
23. Climate Change Solution
December 21, 2008
We will produce twice as much CO2 than our planet can absorb. How to fight against global warming: cool the Earth, bury CO2 underground, as well as reduce consumption in homes, industry, transportation, etc.
House and City
22. House and City
December 21, 2008
Imagining the best city for the future is not easy. We will go to Curitiba, Brazil, and Bedzeg, not far from London, and we will evoke the Chinese city model of Dongtan. Then it will be the construction of tomorrow...
Alternative Energies
21. Alternative Energies
December 21, 2008
Fossil fuels will run out. How to replace biomass, recycling and waste incineration, geothermal, and biofuels? With wind, hydro and solar energy. And with hydrogen, the fuel of the future as they say, even though many challenges still exist.
Child Labour, Child Soldiers
20. Child Labour, Child Soldiers
December 21, 2008
In Asia, Africa, and Latin America, many children are forced to work, sometimes from the age of 4 or 5. But children are also exploited as soldiers, there are nearly 300,000 in the world! We will investigate the Congo.
Women of the World
19. Women of the World
December 21, 2008
Women produce most of the food in developing countries but have little income and even fewer rights. We go to Burkina Faso in Africa, to India and to China.
Recycling Our Waste
18. Recycling Our Waste
December 21, 2008
In the Philippines and India, the mountains of trash are sources of income for countless poor people who often handle toxic materials. To address the rise of waste in the world, manufacturers must reduce it at its source, and consumers must learn to recycle.
The Effects of Climate Change
17. The Effects of Climate Change
December 21, 2008
Because of global warming, the passage in the Pacific, across the icy mazes of the North, is now free! The 5 bordering countries fight to claim its ownership, while we need to be focusing on what's necessary: cutting our fossil fuel consumption by half.
Biodiversity
16. Biodiversity
December 21, 2008
Nature, which is a great pool of resources, needs diversity, and that is what man does not understand. The facts are there: in the coming years, we could face thirty thousand extinctions a year! Man must now learn to live with, and not at the expense of, nature.
Agriculture
15. Agriculture
December 21, 2008
Around the world, agriculture consumes 70% of the drinking water! However, satellite imagery allows us to better control irrigation, reducing damage to the earth! Better yet, natural and sustainable agriculture is the kind of farming that everyone needs!
The Origins of Our Climate
14. The Origins of Our Climate
December 21, 2008
The climate depends on ocean currents around the moving continents, as well as the movement of the earth around the sun. These are natural. Today climate change is created by human activity, an artificial factor upon which we can act.
Over Fishing
13. Over Fishing
December 21, 2008
Whales which once numbered at 300,000, now can be counted individually. But it's not just whales: 130 million tons of fish are caught each year. Is it not obvious that fishing must be limited to what the ocean can produce?
The Forests in the World
12. The Forests in the World
December 21, 2008
Part of our little troop is going to Indonesia, on the island of Borneo, to a Dayak village in the heart of a dense forest. The others are in the Congo forest, in a village of Baka pygmies, where slashing and killing are done without moderation.
Poverty in the World
11. Poverty in the World
December 21, 2008
Today, 20% of people in the world consume 80% of its resources. We'll go to Mexico, then to Africa, to see how crucial it is that people unite, that rich countries help the poor, rather than barricade themselves in vain.
The Water of the World
10. The Water of the World
December 21, 2008
Mexico has water shortages, the Aral Sea has dried up, and finally, China was only able to satisfy its water needs with the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. In a few decades, two to three billion people will run out of water.
The Ecosystem of the World
9. The Ecosystem of the World
December 21, 2008
Nature depends upon a delicate balance which is difficult to create artificially. But on our Earth, the imbalances are becoming more clear. The example of Easter Island reminds us that we must never use more than the earth can produce.
The Sea...Our Trashcan
8. The Sea...Our Trashcan
December 21, 2008
Fair trade is an opportunity for small artisans or producers to receive fair compensation for their work. We'll go to Bolivia to see Diego, a small coffee farmer.
Fair Trade
7. Fair Trade
December 21, 2008
Fair trade is an opportunity for small artisans or producers to receive fair compensation for their work. We'll go to Bolivia to see Diego, a small coffee farmer.
Running Out of Energy
6. Running Out of Energy
December 21, 2008
Where do fossil fuels come from and why are they being depleted? Is nuclear energy safe?
The Amazon Forest
5. The Amazon Forest
December 21, 2008
In the largest forest in the world, an exceptionally diverse environment exists. Today, the Amazon rainforest, its fauna and flora, and the people who live there are threatened by deforestation.
The Precious Water of India
3. The Precious Water of India
December 21, 2008
In the largest forest in the world, an exceptionally diverse environment exists. Today, the Amazon rainforest, its fauna and flora, and the people who live there are threatened by deforestation.
The Climate in the Far North
2. The Climate in the Far North
December 21, 2008
We travel across India with the help of a guide, a member of the Planet Guards club, and we discover problems related to pollution and water shortages.
The Guardians of the Planet
1. The Guardians of the Planet
December 21, 2008
Our heroes decide to found a powerful club to oppose all those who attack the planet. After all, are they not the "Planet Guards?" Do they not have the right to return it to them in good condition?
Description

Maestro will draw the children's attention to the importance of Sustainable Development. Our young heroes are now secondary school pupils, aged 13 and 14 years old. They have grown up and will be confronted during the 26 episodes to problems related to global warming, pollution, drought, decrease of energy resources, poverty...

Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (25 episodes). The series first aired on December 21, 2008.

Where to Watch Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth

Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth is available for streaming on the Indigenius website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth on demand at and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    December 21, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (122)