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Terra: The Nature of Our World

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Country of origin  United States
First episode date  October 2005
Original release  October 2005 – present
Created by  Montana State University
Similar  Simply Ming, Nova ScienceNow, The Ricky Gervais Show

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LifeOnTERRA (TERRA: The Nature of Our World), now in its tenth season, is the award winning science and natural history podcast series that explores the natural connections that propel life on Earth. Overseen by graduate students in the MFA program in Science and Natural History Filmmaking at Montana State University, LifeOnTERRA distributes independently produced science, nature, cultural, and environmental films.



The content of these podcasts are contributed by numerous independent filmmakers, lending their talent and voices to issues concerning life here on planet earth. Our World. Your Stories. The site provides a full archive of previous podcasts.


LifeOnTERRA's (TERRA: The Nature of Our World's) website was launched in October 2006. This site features a new biweekly episode ready for viewing and downloading, along with its 8 seasons of documentary offerings. All videos are offered as QuickTime (.m4v).

The current website was launched in September 2013 and includes many features from the previous website, with a fresh new look. The website was designed and built by Jeff Reed.

Hosting for the Videos is provided by Vimeo.

Awards and nominations

As - TERRA: The Nature of Our is the winner of two 2013 WEBBY awards, the People's Voice Award and a WEBBY Award in the Green category. [1]

As - TERRA: The Nature of Our World— was a finalist at the 2008 Wildscreen Film Festival in Bristol in the "New Media" Category. [2]

As - TERRA: The Nature of Our World— was a Finalist at the 2007 SxSW Interactive Festival in the Student Category.

As - TERRA: The Nature of Our won the 2007 Webby for Student Online Film and Video ².

As - TERRA: The Nature of Our World— was a finalist at the 2007 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival in the 'Best use of New Media Category'. ³. 4].

Shows airing on LifeOnTERRA have received many awards including Telly's, CINE's and numerous "Best of Festival" awards 1.


Seasons 1 - 10 of LifeOnTERRA (TERRA: The Nature of Our World) at


Terra: The Nature of Our World Wikipedia

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