A look at how without volcanoes, there would be no life on Earth. Although destructive, magma from the planet’s molten core builds land, and mineral-rich ash from eruptions fertilises the surface.
A Frozen Planet Christmas special that brings together the very best highlights of the series, taking viewers on a spectacular journey through the entire polar year. Show more
Nature documentary about two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild and risk their lives for their offspring.
David Attenborough looks at deserts around the world from Namibia to Chile, unravelling the secrets behind desert survival and revealing their ephemeral nature. Show more
From an acute sense of smell to the use of electric fields and echolocation, David Attenborough looks at how creatures find their way around the earth. Show more
David Attenborough examines methods of communication in the animal kingdom, including screaming birds in the rainforest and amorous fish in San Francisco Bay. Show more
Nature documentary that follows a troupe of macaque monkeys living in the Sri Lankan rainforest. We follow low-born female Maya, whose life changes when she has a baby. Show more
Documentary that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs are taught life's most important lessons.
Tim Allen narrates this Disney nature documentary following the story of a baby chimpanzee in the jungles along the Ivory Coast. Show more
A natural history of Antarctica presented by David Attenborough. Looks at how the abundant wildlife survives some of the hardest conditions on the planet. Show more
A natural history of Antarctica, presented by David Attenborough. In the spring, the thaw begins and animals like the humpback whale follow the retreating ice. Show more
David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. As snails surf the waves in pursuit of a meal, how do the tides create opportunities for marine life? Show more
David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. The deadly game of hide-and-seek played by the sea's charismatic hunters - whales, shark and billfish. Show more
A natural history of the oceans. A look at the survival techniques of creatures that endure the harsh conditions of the Arctic and Antarctic. Show more
David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans. We travel to the depths of the seas to reveal a spectacular variety of life, some never filmed before. Show more
David Attenborough narrates a natural history of the oceans, examining how animals from in and around the sea use the constantly changing coastal areas. Show more
Documentary series which celebrates earth in all its glory. This edition follows the descent of the planet's mightiest rivers from their mountain sources to the sea. Show more
Documentary series which celebrates earth in its natural glory. How the advance and retreat of the ice in the polar regions becomes a real challenge to the animals. Show more
Documentary series which celebrates our planet in all its glory. David Attenborough reveals the greatest woodlands on earth, from the northern Taiga to Madagascar. Show more
David Attenborough's natural history series. This episode looks at the tropical rainforests, which are home to a staggering 50 per cent of the world's species. Show more