Follow the passionate orthopedic neurosurgeon Professor Noel Fitzpatrick as he leads a team of over 200 vets, nurses, and physiotherapists to provide hope, often against all the odds, for animals who are inseparable members of their families.
Taking life-saving treatments and heartfelt compassion to a whole new level with some of the most complex veterinary challenges ever seen, this series captures the raw emotion, drama and joyfulness of Fitzpatrick referrals. Noel and his team find extraordinary and innovative solutions to save life and limb, bringing hope and peace to the families who in many cases had been told their pets were beyond saving.
A fresh look at our relationship with nature, our impact on it, how it works, and how we can begin to restore the balance for life on Earth. There is hope. At this crucial turning point in our planet’s history, The Age of Nature brings together inspirational contributors, rare archive material and stunning imagery from around the world, to give us a deeper understanding of nature. Are we ready to reconsider our place within it?
Adventurer Ben Fogle revisits people who turned their backs on the rat-race to set up home in some of Earth’s most remote locations. How have things panned out for the former war correspondent who became a grizzly bear guide in the Canadian wilderness? Or the former city fat cat turned jungle Tarzan in the swamplands of Georgia, USA? And what about the man whose tragic accident prompted a move to Australia’s notorious Tornado Alley? Ben finds out what’s changed for these compelling characters as he learns about the challenges they’ve faced since he first spent time with them. Is life in the wild still their ultimate dream?
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown follows host Anthony Bourdain, world-renowned chef, bestselling author and multiple-Emmy winning television personality as he travels across the globe to uncover little-known areas of the world and celebrate diverse cultures by exploring food and dining rituals.
With the drama of a scientific thriller, this documentary reveals – through the eyes of the scientists on the frontline – how Covid-19 spread, and charts the race to develop a vaccine.
Stunning highlights and fascinating outtakes from Joanna Lumley’s popular travelogue series. Go behind the scenes with presenter and actress Joanna Lumley as she shares unseen footage from her travels, which start in Japan and span right through to Cuba. Witness a dazzling fire god festival and climb aboard the famous Trans-Siberian railway.
Joanna discusses the extreme physical challenges that come with the job, including filming on an ice-encrusted ship and atop one of Hong Kong’s highest skyscrapers. Joanna also explores the technical wizardry involved and the reasons behind her lifelong love of travel, including an unquenchable thirst for adventure.
Freezing temperatures. Shortages of food. Long, dark nights. Winter is tough in the natural world - unless you plan ahead. Nature’s Winter Animals reveals the clever ways animals prepare and deal with the winter months, and examines the science behind their behaviour. Find out how red squirrels build up a hidden stash of food. Learn how huge flocks of starlings find safety in numbers. And follow monarch butterflies as they migrate south in search of an endless summer. Packed with fascinating science and remarkable behaviour, this special shows how our favourite animals make it through the harshest season of the year.
In a world first, remote cameras are half-submerged in a specially built waterhole in Africa. What secret animal behaviour and new science will be revealed?
Water is vital to all life, but how does an ecosystem evolve around a brand-new source? Rigged with a state-of-the-art camera system to film around the clock, this new waterhole in a water-stressed region in Tanzania doesn’t just give a lifeline to wildlife. It also provides an extraordinary eye-to-eye view of the action as animals including lions, baboons, elephants, giraffes and cape buffalo gather around it. As the seasons shift, discover how water shapes the behaviour of Africa’s most iconic animals, and get a unique perspective on the inner workings of the African savannah.
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.