Millions of years ago incredible forces ripped apart the Earth’s crust creating our seven continents each with its own distinct climate, its own distinct terrain and its own unique animal life. From the colourful paradise of South America to the scorching heat of Africa, Seven Worlds, One Planet showcases the true character of each continent in turn and reveals just how it has shaped all life there.
Be surprised by unexpected stories. Marvel at iconic landscapes. And be awestruck by spectacular wildlife. Seven Worlds, One Planet is an eye opening journey around a world you thought you knew.
Remarkable behaviour. Emotional stories. Scientific revelations. First Year on Earth follows the dramatic lives of six baby animals as they grow up and experience their first 12 months in the wild.
A baby mountain gorilla navigates the labyrinth of the forest. A young elephant learns how to tell friend from foe. And a litter of Arctic fox cubs race to become self-sufficient before the cruel winter closes in.
With intimate access and expert knowledge, this series casts a new light on the worlds of animal infants, troops and clans – and how human actions are shaping the challenges they face.
Explore what people do for their faith in some of the most stunning sites of worship on the globe. From Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world, to one of the oldest synagogues on Earth; from the Sikhs’ sacred Golden Temple in Amritsar to the Shinto shrines at the Nachi waterfall in Japan.
Earth’s Sacred Wonders uncovers the astonishing deeds of devotion and physical challenges still performed today.
An entire town gathers to re-plaster the world’s largest mud mosque, and Spanish worshippers carry impossibly heavy floats to the Seville Cathedral. Discover the remarkable acts of faith performed at some of the planet’s most iconic landmarks.
The biggest animals on the planet have the most incredible anatomies. Big Animal Surgery reveals these miracles of biological design – by saving their lives on the operating table. Ground-breaking operations.
Performed by the most skilled surgeons in the world. This series captures life-or-death treatments as never before. Discover why a lion’s roar can be heard five miles away and how an elephant can go for days without sleeping.
Emotionally charged stories, with each episode focused on a new animal. This is Big Animal Surgery.
Join adventurer and renowned photographer Ryan Pyle, as he spends months exploring and photographing some of the best Extreme Trekking locations in the world. His human powered adventures are always inspiring, as he proves that anyone can get out and explore the great unknown.
Extreme Treks is a modern television series that is part adventure, part exploration and part education. The best way to understand and respect the world around us is to put yourself right in the path of Mother Nature herself. Leave your laptop at home, unplug from your life and get out and explore the world with Ryan Pyle.
The journeys undertaken in the series take the viewer on a spiritual, cultural and physically extreme adventures.
Each episode focuses on one natural tragedy and answers the questions who, what, where, why and when, for each natural disaster. Using real footage from the event, including the lead up to, and the aftermath, the viewer will have an overview of some of the key natural disasters that have come to shape the world today, as we know it.
BBC Earth seeks to inspire audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of our universe. The channel showcases the work of the world’s foremost factual film-makers and it seeks to take audiences on a thrilling journey of discovery.
From the smallest creature under the microscope to the limitless expanses of space, BBC Earth brings viewers face-to-face with heart-pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the wonder of being human.