Surviving Hothouse Earth

Presented by ZDF Studios


A new hothouse period is looming and profoundly changing life on our planet. Scientists are investigating what the future might be like for animals, plants, oceans and humans by reconstructing the living conditions of past hothouse periods of Earth’s history. This three-part documentary accompanies them on their search for clues.

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ZDF Studios is a commercial subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest TV broadcasters in Europe. Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Mainz, Germany, the ZDF Studios Group operates more than 30 direct and indirect subsidiaries and affiliates in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom spanning TV production, distribution and services. The parent company, ZDF Studios, is responsible for global program distribution, realization of international co-productions, acquisition of licenses and merchandising of successful program brands under its own name, for ZDF and third parties. ZDF Studios has the largest German-language program inventory in the world and a constantly growing range of international productions, consisting of series and miniseries, television films, documentaries and children’s programs. The companies of the ZDF Studios Group cover the entire value chain from the development of scripted and unscripted TV content to production, marketing and monetizing, including TV and streaming licenses, as well as merchandising and online rights. The positioning of ZDF Studios as an integrated media company enables the development of innovative, outstanding and high-quality programs and makes the group an attractive workplace for German and international talent to flourish in a very inspiring and creative environment.

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