David Attenborough investigates what is happening to our oceans, and whether it is too late to save their remarkable biodiversity. Attenborough travels from the cold waters of the North Atlantic to the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef to meet the scientists who are transforming our understanding of this unique habitat.
Many people have a deeply spiritual connection with high places, be they European mountain climbers, yak herders or descendants of the Inca. But these are also tough places where you have to fight for survival.
Part of NITV's environment focus, this feature length documentary goes back to twenty years ago, where the Kogi of Columbia reached out to caution the world about environmental damage to the earth. Now, two decades later they reach out again to ask why their warnings have gone unheard.
With disastrous consequences, the worldwide illegal trade in endangered animals is booming, with the latest impact coming from speculative investors betting on extinction. This is a story about greed, brutality and the merciless battle over a limited resource.
Narrated by John Hurt and following in the footsteps of Planet Earth and Life, this epic eight part blockbuster is a breathtaking celebration of the amazing, complex, profound and sometimes challenging relationship between humankind and nature. Each week the series focuses on a particular habitat and reveals how its people have created astonishing solutions in the face of extreme adversity. In episode one, Arctic, the temperature is sixty degrees below zero. It is the harshest environment on Earth, yet four million people manage to survive in the Arctic. This film follows a year in the human freezer.