Patagonia - a mysterious and intangible place at the southern tip of South America, stretching across Chile and Argentina, made up of strange landscapes, huge mountain ranges and windswept plains. This series brings this little-known region and its surprising wildlife to the screens.
Set in three of the most seasonally changeable landscapes on earth - Svalbard, Okavango and New England - this series showcases the stunning transformations that occur each year, revealing the unique processes behind them and showing how wildlife has adapted to cope with the changes. Narrated by Domhnall Gleeson.
Across our planet, there are a handful of places that truly astonish, like Mount Everest, the Grand Canyon and Victoria Falls. These wonders seem to have little in common other than - literally - taking your breath away. But they share one other thing: they pose extraordinary challenges for their inhabitants. This landmark series combines stunning photography and compelling human drama as it reveals twelve remarkable places. And it uncovers the stories of people fighting to survive - and even triumph - in earth's natural wonders.
Season 1 Episode 1 of 3: Going It Alone New series. A look at the fascinating behaviours exhibited by some of the natural world's most dedicated parents, beginning with a look at those animals that are tasked with raising their offspring alone. Examples include the slow loris covering her baby in toxic saliva, the Weddell seal putting her pup through winter boot camp, a weedy sea dragon camouflaging his eggs against his body and the giant Pacific octopus sacrificing herself for her brood. Narrated by Hugh Dennis
Earth: The Power of the Planet is a British documentary television series that premiered on BBC Two on 20 November 2007. The five-part series is presented by geologist Iain Stewart. In the United States, the series was broadcast on the National Geographic Channel as Earth: The Biography. During filming in Madagascar, a new species of ant was discovered by Brian Fisher and named after Stewart: Cerapachys iainstewarti