It’s time to get us all feeling better. This show offers an evidence-based guide to staying mentally well in a global pandemic. Staying calm when the world is in crisis is no easy task, but this show is here to help. Taking a closer look at common mental health problems – from anxiety to insomnia – and sharing strategies for staying mentally well, it offers a science-backed guide to mental health. Psychobiotics, cranial electrostimulation and concentrating while you exercise to maximise blood flow to the brain – find out what really could make a difference to how you feel.
Discover the human body’s most extraordinary structure: the immune system. Using groundbreaking science, this show reveals myths and key questions about our very own secret weapon. A complex fighting system powered by blood and lymph keeps us all alive. But how does it actually work? And can we improve it? It’s time to find out. In this perfectly-timed special, experts in the field reveal not only the basics of the immune system but fascinating new science – from why a massage can help your immune system to the previously misunderstood role of the gut.
With COVID-19 turning homes into gyms, it’s time to get the facts about getting fit at home. Featuring experts, experiments and cutting-edge technology – this is exercise exposed. Weights vs cardio. Six-pack selfies. To protein shake or not? It seems getting fit has gotten complicated. It’s time to go back to basics. Journalist and blogger Mehreen Baig investigates everything from nutrition to how to choose the right home workout. She learns how we can get maximum health benefits at the same time as building a physique we’re happy with.
An epic voyage of discovery along the margins of a country that’s a newcomer on the terrestrial stage; islands that were forged in the furnace of earthly forces, mega earthquakes, marauding glaciers and furious volcanoes. With 16,000 kilometres of dynamic coastal stories to uncover with an expert and enthusiastic team, this beautifully shot series is a fascinating investigation into New Zealand’s past and present. It tells the story of the formation and evolution of the nation: its history, its people, and its culture.
Join actor and presenter Joanna Lumley, as she embarks on an epic and very personal adventure through Britain. Born in India and spending her early years in Malaysia, Britain has always been a thrilling ‘home away from home’ for Joanna Lumley. Over three beautifully filmed episodes, she takes viewers with her on a tour of the UK partly inspired by her own life history. From the Outer Hebrides to Cornwall, join her as she retraces old steps, sees new places, meets inspiring people and uncovers the wonders of this tiny isle.
Behind each bag of chips, can of beer, bar of chocolate, and loaf of bread is a mega-industrial production line that brings each product to the masses. Food Factory is a mesmerising behind-the-scenes peek into the weird and wonderful processes that produce everyone’s favourite foods.
Renowned wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan walks with wild cheetah families to try to understand their future in Africa.
Cheetahs are the fastest land predators on Earth. In this eye-opening documentary, wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan captures a more vulnerable side to these formidable felines. In a new twist, Gordon follows wild South African cheetah families on foot. He experiences first-hand their emotional and thrilling battle these predators face if they’re to survive the natural and human-caused dangers in the spectacular Kalahari wilderness.
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.