\n<strong>BBC’S HUMAN PLANET “Rivers: Friend or Foe”<br \/>ON GMA NEWS TV, SEPTEMBER 22, SUNDAY, 10:15PM<\/strong><br \/><br \/><img alt="" src="http:\/\/images.gmanews.tv\/v3\/webpics\/v3\/2013\/09\/2013_09_17_08_47_27.jpg" style="width: 640px; height: 430px;" \/><br \/><br \/>Rivers provide the essentials of life: fresh food and water. They often provide natural highways and enable us to live in just about every environment on Earth. But rivers can also flood, freeze or disappear altogether!<br \/><br \/>BBC’s Human Planet joins Sam Niang, a Laotian fisherman, as he walks a high wire strung above the raging Mekong River rapids on an extraordinary commute to work. There's also a look at the remarkable partnership between Samburu tribesmen and wild elephants in their search for water in the dried-out river beds of Northern Kenya. Plus, a father who must take his two children on a six-day trek down a frozen river - the most dangerous school run on Earth, and the ice dam busters of Ottawa with their dynamite solution to a city center hold-up.<br \/><br \/>Human Planet “Rivers – Friend or Foe” tells the remarkable stories of these people who survive in the most unpredictable habitat of all. Narrated in Filipino by Kara David, it airs this Sunday, September 22 at 10:15PM on GMA News TV Channel 11.