The world famous Little Penguins of Australia’s Phillip Island entertain half a million tourists a year with a sunset parade from
the surf to their burrows. But behind the scenes, the penguins’ lives are even more interesting. Penguin Island uses the latest
underwater satellite tracking and Big Brother-style video surveillance to follow the lives of several penguin families who live in a
colony where relationships are fraught and survival is tenuous. Over six half-hour episodes, Penguin Island follows the penguins
as a dedicated team of rangers and scientists monitor and protect them through the hottest summer on record.
Meet the mob of ‘street smart’ kangaroos moving into Australia’s capital city, and the ecologists
following their every move. Over the course of one drought-stricken year we follow mob leader Black Spot and kangaroo mum Madge with her two young joeys – mischievous Sonny and tiny pouch
Kangaroo Mob is a warm and entertaining look at what happens when human development encroaches on wildlife habitat and two very different species are forced to co-exist. Surprising new behaviour is uncovered whilst delving into the controversial issues that arise when sharing your backyard with a large wild animal.
Australian football hero Josh Gibson has a great love for horses. With the multi-billion dollar horse racing industry hit with a number of scandals around animal welfare in recent history, Gibson embarks on a journey to explore what’s being done to improve the welfare of these majestic animals.
Presenting a beautiful ecological picture of the harmonious coexistence of man and nature, recreating the ecological landscape of the Sanjiangyuan National Park and Qilian Mountains National Park on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which maintain the originality and integrity of the natural ecosystem, and revealing the great significance of ecological protection.
An adventure quest following award-winning TV Presentor Bonné de Bod in search of Earth’s three epic wildernesses. A search for landscapes that inspire awe and wonder, places that are timeless and spaces that reveal what life was like over a million years ago.
The beautiful imagery moves us with untouched, incredible nature, the filmmakers seek out legendary stories on overcoming fear and rejuvenating souls. Reminding us that we are all still connected to where we come from.
Eye in the Sky: Nordic Wonders takes you on a captivating journey across the sweeping landscapes of Iceland, Greenland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden. View castles, historical churches, roaming wildlife and expansive fjords from an aerial perspective while you soar high above the Land of the Midnight Sun. Be mesmerised by breath-taking footage of this diverse area of the world as we take you from glaciers to volcanoes, and from waterfalls to the Aurora Borealis. Follow an array of wildlife who make their home on the ice, the snow and among the icebergs. Gracefully shot using 4K cameras, the view of this unique land is not to be missed. Journey with us as we fly high over the Nordic Wonders.
Eye in the Sky: Africa gives viewers an amazing bird’s eye view over the very best destinations and experiences across the continent of Africa.
From the Sahara Desert, through the game reserves of the Serengeti, and the veld, Eye in the Sky: South Africa gracefully glides over the continent’s multiple diverse landscapes.
From the marketplaces of Marrakesh to raging waterfalls of the Upper Nile, this programme captures this touch of paradise from a heavenly perspective.
EYE IN THE SKY: AFRICA has been beautifully filmed with a series of 4K cameras over the length and breadth of this ancient continent, from Morocco and Libya through Ethiopia and Gabon to Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa.
Join us as we explore life on the highest mountain plateau on Earth. This beautiful and other worldly place is also one of the harshest on the planet. We follow the lives of some of the iconic creatures that call it home. From Tibetan wolves struggling to raise pups in the rugged peaks, and rare snub nosed monkeys facing family dramas on the forest slopes to chiru antelopes that travel hundreds of miles to give birth while facing death, and hardy pika who tough out the elements all year, whilst under constant attack. Discover how these extraordinary animals manage to not only survive, but also thrive on the roof of the world.
Join Mick Fanning on a journey into the ocean. Of all the animals in the animal kingdom, none can be more crucial on a global scale than sharks! After exploring the plight of the rhino in Africa, it’s now time to look at the ocean and its most crucial of inhabitants.
Human evolution has created challenges for sharks, and they are being pushed to extinction. Without these keystone species the eco system providing a crucial balance, in our oceans will breakdown. We explore the challenges and deep dive into cutting edge technology and marine science to provide solutions for sharks, our oceans and our planet.