The Patterned Planet on Life from Above

Marvel at the weird and wonderful shapes that cover Earth’s surface.

  • Fred Vigeant

Behold Earth as it’s never been seen before on Life from Above. Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand-new perspective, revealing its incredible movements, colors, patterns and just how fast it’s changing.


Land is divided up into strips for farmers in Bolivia.

On November 6 we’ll discover the weird and wonderful shapes that cover Earth’s surface as seen from space. The Australian outback is covered in pale spots thanks to digging wombats, and hundreds of elephants tear into the endless green of the Congo forest canopy.

Watch the third part of the four-part series Life From Above Wednesday November 6 at 10:00pm on WITF.  You can also watch this episode through our website and via the PBS Video App.

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