SCIENCE

Mountain Worlds

Wonders of Mexico

Mountain Worlds

Mountains dominate Mexico, shaping life and culture in this diverse land. Travel south to discover black bears, fiery volcanoes, exquisite birds and millions of monarch butterflies.

The Dry Season

Outback

The Dry Season

It might be the dry season, but there's no rest in the outback: There are turtle eggs to be laid, saltwater crocodiles to dodge and young birds on maiden flights. Cattle must be mustered from the far corners of vast cattle properties and, when that is done, rodeos slam into action.

WONDERS of MEXICO: Forests of the Maya

Wonders of Mexico

WONDERS of MEXICO: Forests of the Maya

Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, home to the Maya, is a forest rich in wildlife, including monkeys, jaguars, and vibrant tropical birds. Here lies a secret underworld which holds the key to life.

OUTBACK: The Kimberley Comes Alive

Outback

OUTBACK: The Kimberley Comes Alive

The Kimberley region in North West Australia boasts some of the most spectacular wilderness, and tough characters, in existence. We meet the humans, and the creatures, who – as the wet season comes to an end – begin their adventures across this diverse and surprising landscape.

Andes: Kingdoms of the Sky

Andes: Kingdoms of the Sky

Andes: Kingdoms of the Sky

Experience the astonishing natural life found in the world's longest mountain range, where pumas hunt guanaco, shape-shifting frogs hide in remote cloud forests, and descendants of the Inca build bridges of grass.

Surviving with Animals

Earth's Natural Wonders: Life at the Extremes

Surviving with Animals

In some of the world’s most extraordinary natural wonders, it is wildlife that holds the key to survival for the people who live there. But animals can be our foes, as well as our friends.

Rockies: Kingdoms of the Sky

Rockies: Kingdoms of the Sky

Rockies: Kingdoms of the Sky

The Rockies stretch 3,000 miles up the length of North America, and are one of the great mountain ranges of the world. These mountains are home not just to cougars, wolverines, wolves, and grizzly bears, but also daredevil wingsuit flyers, who jump from high peaks, and Native Americans, competing in breakneck horse races.

Earth’s Natural Wonders: Life at the Extremes

Earth's Natural Wonders: Life at the Extremes

Earth’s Natural Wonders: Life at the Extremes

Discover why human beings need bravery and ingenuity to survive in the world's most extreme places, from the high Himalayas to the Canadian arctic, the Brazilian Amazon and the Australian Outback.

Rise of the Superstorms

NOVA

Rise of the Superstorms

Dive into the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. How can scientists better predict these storms, and what does the 2017 season tell us about the likelihood of similar storms in the future?

The Shape of Our Water

EcoSense for Living

The Shape of Our Water

Representatives from the NRDC (National Resources Defense Council) and the NAACP explain why some communities struggle to get clean drinking water. Residents of Uniontown, Alabama, a low-income community that received a massive amount of coal ash after a spill in Tennessee, share their experiences with striving to find clean water since the construction of a toxic landfill. And in Baltimore, Maryland, Mr. Trashwheel is not only cleaning up the inner harbor, but it is using googly eyes and social media to raise awareness about water pollution.