Compelled to save 10 endangered Sumatran elephants from certain death in a government-run camp, Australian conservationist Nigel Mason risks everything to transport them over 3500km to his Elephant Safari Park in the hills of Bali.
The human body is engineered for strength, power and endurance. Bone is sturdy as concrete but flexible enough to resist breaking. It's even light enough to allow us to be quicker off the mark than a racehorse.
Using dramatic reconstructions, interviews and CGI graphics the programs reconstruct the world of the Neanderthal. Is it possible that through the interbreeding of Neanderthals and Homo sapiens, every person of European descent may have a little bit of Neanderthal in them? And that Neanderthal genes might show up in fundamental traits, like big brains and sociability, that we think of as particularly human?
This groundbreaking series reveals the human body in ways never seen before, taking viewers to a hidden world beneath the skin as we journey across continents and meet those who have pushed their bodies to the max. The latest CGI and camera work depicts their ordeals in vivid detail both externally and through the internal workings of their bodies. Meanwhile our presenter puts his own body through its paces, pushing it to extremes. This episode shows our vision system in living colour from the inside out.
This program will examine the disease and what's being done to confront it across the world. From India to South Africa, Brazil and Australia, we'll seek to identify how different cultures and economies are affected by this surging problem.