From Pole to Pole
A global tour examining the behaviors of animals and revealing the effects of climate change on their environments.
An exploration of the world's major mountain ranges and the habitats they create.
Fresh water makes up only three percent of the world's available water, yet it is necessary for all land animals to survive. An exploration of rivers, and lakes and of the animals that benefit from their presence.
Although often overlooked, caves are remarkable habitats with bizarre wildlife. Explore the structures created inside the earth as well as the adaptations animals have made to thrive in these environments.
Despite the lack of rain, deserts are the most varied of our ecosystems. In fact, about thirty percent of the earth's land surface is covered in desert. Explore the unique conditions present in deserts as well as the survival mechanisms developed by the animals that inhabit them
Experience life in the most hostile corners of the planet by exploring the terrain, seasons, and animals of the Arctic and Antarctic.
This episode deals with savanna, steppe, tundra, prairie, and looks at the importance and resilience of grasses in such treeless ecosystems. Their vast expanses contain the largest concentration of animal life. Over Africa's savanna, a swarm of 1.5 billion red-billed queleas are caught on camera, the largest flock of birds ever depicted.
Jungles cover roughly three percent of our planet yet contain fifty percent of the world's species. Experience the countless flora and fauna that inhabit these unique areas.
A look at the shallow seas of the earth, from coral reefs to kelp forests and beyond.
A look at the plants and animals that call Earth's deciduous forests home.