Author and adventurer Simon Reeve embarks on another epic journey, this time across North America.
He finds a vast and varied continent, with glaciers, deserts and jungles, where great wealth exists alongside punishing poverty, political divisions and human drama. Simon takes in the grand beauty of the Rockies and the rugged splendour of America’s West Coast forests.
He meets Montana cowboys facing an uncertain future and the indigenous peoples of Guatemala migrating north for a better life. As Simon basks under the Mexican sun and shivers in the Arctic, he tests the temperature of a truly fascinating continent.
An amazing survival story following the adventures of a she wolf as she travels across the Alps in search of a safe place to bring up her cubs.
Along the way her path crosses many animals who have made this harsh landscape their home, from the bear to the golden eagle.
Each animal story reveals the strategy that has allowed it to survive. It’s a spectacular and beautiful series that tells the little known animal life stories hidden deep in the heart of Europe. From the makers of Wild France.
For the last decade, a team of frontline medics has been fighting to save Borneo’s critically endangered orangutans.
Armed with cameras, International Animal Rescue has documented its struggle: pulling apes from devastated jungle, giving emergency medical care, rehabilitating and releasing the healthiest orangutans back into the wild.
This is both the story of the team’s life saving work and of how one of our closest wild relatives has been pushed to the brink of extinction. Combining rescue footage with contributions from experts, this documentary looks toward the future and asks what hope remains to save the orangutan.
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.