A group of celebrities are about to enjoy a stunning feast. Course after course of treats and delights. But they’re in for far more than just a fantastic meal. As our diners tuck in, behind the scenes a team of scientists has been investigating every ingredient in every dish, to ﬁnd out just what eﬀect their food choices have on the planet.
The food we eat in the UK is responsible for 30% of our greenhouse gas emissions. It’s the equivalent of 170 million tonnes of carbon dioxide – nearly as much as fuel and electricity put together. But knowing what we should eat can be mind-bendingly complicated. Our dinner guests will find out the surprising truth about how different foods impact the world we live in. And discover top tips to dramatically reduce the impact what we eat has on the planet. It’s time to reveal how we can all eat delicious food that doesn’t cost the Earth.
Following the consistent ratings success of Coast and Coast Australia, which was the highest rating factual show on STV ever, the Coast format comes to one of the most beautiful coastlines on the planet. Acclaimed historian Neil Oliver is joined by a team of local experts to celebrate New Zealand’s unique history, people, archaeology, geography and wildlife in this stunning new series. Shot with the trademark Coast award-winning cinematography, this series transports viewers to a picturesque paradise. With a wealth of intriguing tales and inspiring locations to draw from, this is a fun and informative tour of a remarkable coastline.
Follow the further icy adventures of Life Below Zero’s resilient characters as the series charts their day-to-day lives in Alaska. As Mother Nature becomes more erratic, survival in Alaska has never been more uncertain. The Hailstones fight to keep their native traditions alive as their family expands. Sue Aikens creates new tools to survive in the brutal, ever-changing tundra, and battles her aging mind and body in the process. Jessie Holmes and his sled dogs must learn to survive and thrive on their new land in Brushkana. Andy Bassich continues to teach his partner Denise Becker how to survive in a shifting landscape. And Ricko DeWilde continues the Athabaskan way of life, teaching his children the importance of continuing the family’s legacy in the Alaskan Interior.
As global warming gathers pace this series tells front line stories from around the world of mother nature at her most brutal - be it hurricanes, tsunamis or raging bush fires. In this 13-part series you will hear harrowing first person testimony from people caught up in the middle of some of the most extreme and brutal weather events ever seen. They have survived to tell their tales and, perhaps more importantly for us, they have also managed to capture their ordeals on film. These are their stories. This is their footage.
Michael Portillo explores Asia's finest railways. Join Michael on breathtaking train journeys through Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, while exploring social history and landmark moments.
Discover the complex and fascinating history of Persia, the world’s first empire. This series reveals historical and cultural sites across Iran that few westerners have ever seen. Learn about the Shahnameh, one of the most important books in Iran’s history, used by kings as propaganda, but also modern-day Iranians as a way of connecting with their Persian heritage. And see the ancient Zoroastrian fire temple, home to a fire said to have been burning for over 1,500 years. Welcome to a world of kings and invaders, epic poets, and exceptional artists.
What does it take to create life on Earth? From the makers of acclaimed documentary series The Hunt comes A Perfect Planet, an awe-inspiring exploration of the miracle of our nurturing home. Soaring scenes in some of the Earth’s most spectacular habitats along with intricate camerawork reveal how every aspect of our sensitive planet is synchronised. From micro-changes in sunlight to the phenomenal force of volcanoes and the mysterious pull of the tides, nature conspires to create life.
Astonishing, inspiring, moving. This stunning series reveals how we’re all connected to the strength and the fragility of our precious planet and what we can do to protect that precarious balance.
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.