Celebrate Earth Day with BBC

Sunday, April 22, 2012 is Earth Day, more than 175 countries around the World will be participating. The goal is to increase awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment.

For more than fifty years, BBC Earth has been capturing audiences with the natural world. With ground breaking series like Blue Planet and Planet Earth, they have brought the beauty and wonders of Earth right into our living rooms. In March 2012 BBC introduced Frozen Planet, which showed us the frozen wildernesses of the Arctic and Antarctic and gave us an up close look at fascinating polar animals like penguins and polar bears.

bbc_ultimate_polar_bear_adventureAhead of the April 17 release of Frozen Planet, BBC launched the The Ultimate Polar Bear Adventure Sweepstakes where two pairs of winners (one in the US and one in Canada) will receive a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe these magnificent, endangered polar bears up close as well as discover the rich human and natural history of Manitoba, Canada.


This six-day adventure includes:

  • Round trip airfare to Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Private charter flights between Manitoba and Churchill
  • Local sightseeing and two full-day excursions deep into polar bear country
  • A private cocktail party and dinner at the Manitoba Museum
  • A storytelling session with a First Nation resident
  • A dog sledding demonstration

Head on over to the The Ultimate Polar Bear Adventure Sweepstakes and enter.

The generous folks at the BBC have provided me with a giveaway prize for one of my lucky readers

Prize Pack


  • 1 Planet Earth Limited Edition Globe DVD
  • 1 Frozen Planet DVD
  • 1 Blue Planet DVD
  • Combined retail value is over $159


Open to Canada and U.S. Contest ends midnight May 4, 2012. Enter by filling in the Rafflecopter form below.


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34 Responses

  1. Oh my GOSH! I love these series! So great for a homeschooling family! I’d love to win these for our school days. We saw a small part of the Frozen Planet on TV a bit ago and it started a great discussion.

  2. I would love to win because this would make a great fathers day present that the whole family could enjoy :-)

  3. Wat a fab prize & thanks for the heads up on the trip contest tool! We do not have TV so we would love to win this DVD and enjoy their programming

  4. I’d love to win and watch this with my kids and grandkids! The earth is so beautiful and we must pass the message of caring for her down through our generations.

    What a thrill it would be to own and share this!


  5. I’d love to win because these DVDs would be great to have in our library. I’m interested in watching all the episodes (especially The Frozen Plant – I saw the producer on Anderson it looked very interesting!). Plus when my son is a little older, they’ll help him learn more about our world. Thanks for the opportunity!

  6. I would love to win this because this really hits me in the heart, anything with wildlife or animals and our great planet earth that we are destroying and driving species to extinction at an alarming rate, we the human race are destroying everything that is precious!

  7. I would love to win because this is wholesome entertainment the whole family can enjoy! It is learning about the world around us and having a great time.

  8. I would like to win because frozen planet is a great show, just started watching it on tv. Would love to
    add it to the collection

  9. I’d love to win because these documentaries by the BBC are so well done. Highly educational and beautiful.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  10. EVERYTHING in the AMAZING Prize pack is AWESOME!
    The Planet Earth Limited Edition Globe DVD Is perfect for My daughters 3 & 4 Before school and during, A Globe is an essential for ALL children :)
    We recently had penguins brought to our zoo, and my girls are in love with them!
    The Frozen Planet DVD would be great to show them ALL the Great creatures in our Frozen Climates! I have only been to the Ocean once in my life, and my children have never been. Getting a View of the World’s oceans with the Blue Planet DVD would be fantanstic!!!
    Thanks for this GREAT EARTH DAY Prize!

  11. I would love to win because I am very interested in watching these dvds with my children. I think they would be very eductational and informative, but still interesting and enjoyable to watch.

  12. I want ot win because yesterday (Earth Day) is also my birthday and this would be an AWESOME present to me!

  13. I would like to win because I find these movies interesting and would like to use them to teach my kids more about our planet.

  14. I LOVE nature and wildlife documentaries! They are really informative and very relaxing and peaceful to watch. Plus I get to see some of the most beautiful places and animals on our planet, where otherwise, most, I wouldn’t get to see. And so I REALLY WANT TO WIN THESE!!!

  15. I would love to win this for my 3.5 yr old daughter. She loves animals and nature and these videos would teach her little inquisitive mind so much..

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