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WATCH A PREVIEW

H2O: The Molecule that Made Us tells the human story through our relationship to water.

PREMIERED APRIL/MAY, 2020
(Check Local Listings).

H2O:The Molecule That Made Us is a 3-hour series from WGBH Boston, airing three consecutive Wednesdays. The film dramatically reveals how water underpins every aspect of our existence. In the emptiness of outer space, Earth is alive because of water. Humanity’s relationship with this simple molecule is everything.

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WATCH EPISODE PREVIEWS

EPISODE 1: PULSE
How did water become the essential force behind all life? Dive in!

EPISODE 2: CIVILIZATIONS

Travel into the past to see how water created the earliest civilizations.

EPISODE 3: CRISIS

How is Earth’s changing water cycle – and water for profit -- forcing changes across the globe?

SHORTS

VIRTUAL WATER

How much water does it take to get a tomato to your plate?

RESURRECTION PLANTS

How could a plant be the key to producing food security in a drought?

CRACKS IN THE EARTH

Demands on groundwater are creating huge cracks, across the earth’s surface.