Ray explores the geography, flora and fauna of six dramatic French landscapes. The high mountain ranges of the Alps, the coastal waters of the Brittany, the chestnut forests of the Cevnnes, the caves and gorges of the Ardeche, the wet-lands of Camargue and the rolling lavender plains of Provence’s unique maquis landscape. Across the series Ray explores the dramatic physical geography of each region; its topography, its climate and its extreme weather conditions. He tracks down and identifies the key wildlife species that live there and how they have adapted.
In Wild Australia, Ray Mears delves into the spectacularly diverse Australian landscape to look at some of the weird and wonderful life forms that are able to live and survive in the land Down Under.
The survival expert embarks on an epic journey of discovery along the River Wye, one of Britain's most iconic rivers. He explores the waterway in a journey that takes him from its source to the Severn Estuary, trekking across bleak mountain peaks and canoeing through some of the country's most challenging waters. As well as its magnificent surrounding countryside, this film charts the river's geography, history and wildlife.
Wild Food is a documentary television series hosted by Ray Mears, on the Discovery Channel in the United States, Canada, India, Italy, Brazil, New Zealand, Australia, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Russia and also networks in the United Kingdom. The show was first broadcast with an episode set in Australia and ended with “Woodland”. The theme tune is not unlike the one heard in World of Survival.
Extreme Survival is a survival television series hosted by Ray Mears. The series airs on the BBC in United Kingdom, it is also shown on Discovery Channel in the United States, Canada, India, Italy, Brazil, New Zealand, Australia, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and Russia, where he demonstrates his wilderness skills and shares amazing tales of survival from some of the world's most menacing environments. The show was first broadcast in 1999, after the success of World of Survival from 1997-1998, and ended in 2002. His journeys have take him to the farthest corners of the earth, encountering indigenous peoples who embody his philosophy and live in tune with their natural environment.