This pioneering series follows the interconnected stories of a cast of iconic savannah animals over one year.
With unique access to a pristine and unspoilt corner of the Serengeti deep in the heart of Africa, this series captures the drama of the animals’ daily lives and the emotional moments they face.
Join the lonely lioness, exiled from the pride, the passionate baboon desperately trying to win back his lost love and the cheeky, funloving mongoose family on the lookout for a free lunch. Packed full of humour, heartbreak and nail-biting tension, their captivating adventures will keep you hooked.
Using groundbreaking filming techniques and an original music score to put you at the heart of the action, Serengeti brings this incredible world of real-life animal drama to the screen in intimate and breathtaking detail.
In Sinking Cities, meet local planners, first-responders, scientists, and engineers as they gear up for an epic battle with climate change.
Facing rising sea levels and intensifying weather systems, they're fighting a global threat that's forcing us to rethink the very nature of our existence. Cities are at the frontline, and these everyday heroes are preparing for the inevitable to save the people and places they love.
Every episode explores a different hot spot as London, New York, Tokyo, Paris, and Miami reimagine their future. Will they be ready when the next superstorm hits?
Blue Planet Revisited celebrates marine life from all corners of the globe, with the main two-part evergreen version exploring the particular challenges facing the eco systems and wildlife in two key locations – Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and the Bahamas. As the breeding season gets underway, the series focuses on the action following whales and their calves, turtles and their hatchlings and the scientists who know our oceans best.
The series is packed with insight and spectacle. Incredible shark dives in the Bahamas. The underwater dawn chorus of the Great Barrier Reef, home to 600 different kinds of coral and more than 1500 species of fish.
Drawing on some of the best footage from 2019’s week-long Blue Planet Live, and with the help of marine experts, evidence is gathered to help form a real-time snapshot of the health of our oceans.
With the rise in plastic pollution and boat traffic, alongside our continued harvesting of fish stocks, never has this been more important.
Can the tide be turned on this global catastrophe?
With millions of tonnes of plastic entering the sea every year, there is now global attention on the problem of marine plastic pollution.
But do we really understand the impact of this new environmental crisis? How exactly does the plastic we use get into the ocean and what happens to it when it gets there? And can anything be done to save our seas?
In this timely special, science and wildlife presenter Liz Bonnin sets out to reveal the full scale of the world’s plastic problem – from the planet’s 'plastic hot spots' to the animals struggling to cope with a daily deluge of plastic waste. Liz also explores ways in which the biggest environmental disaster of our time might be averted and whether science can offer a solution.
From the engineers developing alternatives to plastic to teams of experts who are developing innovative ways of cleaning our seas, could our seas be stopped from drowning plastic? Liz Bonnin is determined to find out…
After one of the hottest years on record, Sir David Attenborough looks at the science of climate change and potential solutions to this global threat.
Interviews with some of the world’s leading climate scientists explore recent extreme weather conditions such as unprecedented storms and catastrophic wildfires.
They also reveal what dangerous levels of climate change could mean for both human populations and the natural world in the future..
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.