After the huge success of Shark and Big Cats, this is the next step in natural history storytelling focusing on a group of animals that fascinate and captivate us more than any other. Our own family. The primates.
Primates are social animals. They can be fearsome, but they are also emotional, thoughtful and caring. Here, a vast cast of creatures of all shapes and sizes, from gigantic gorillas to lithe lemurs, are captured in stunning landscapes ranging from the Himalayas to the Amazon jungle. This is a moving and frequently astonishing exploration of the huge passion humanity has for its closest relations.
Behind each bag of chips, bar of chocolate, and a load 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.
Based on the four-time Emmy-winnining format, Life Below Zero: Canada is a compelling documentary about people who live off the grid in remote regions of northern Canada.
The series follows a diverse group from different backgrounds, including First Nations. Get an unfiltered glimpse into their rugged daily lives, as these intrepid characters use traditional survival practices and find ingenious ways of adapting to their extreme environment. They grapple with deadly weather while trying to find food, water and shelter. Can they make a success of their uniquely challenging lives?
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.
Jenny and Jim Desmond are parents to an unusual and very large family - 29 orphaned baby chimpanzees. Their home in Liberia is rapidly becoming too small for this rambunctious troop of animals, so they’re building a sanctuary in the forest. But before the babies can move out, they need to learn how to live like wild chimps. Welcome to Baby Chimp School. Here lessons are taught by Jim, Jenny and chimp expert Ben Garrod. Star pupils include Max, the cheeky future alpha male who is easily distracted; Ella, the youngest and a fast learner; and Lucy, the cleverest, who helps teach the others what to do.
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.
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.