Nature and Wildlife

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Oceans (2009 Documentary)
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An ecological drama/documentary, filmed throughout the globe. Part thriller, part meditation on the vanishing wonders of the sub-aquatic world. (104 mins.)
 
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Oceans (2008 Mini-Series)
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The Blue Planet (2001 Mini-Series)
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Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans. (50 mins.)
 
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Wild Pacific (2009 Mini-Series)
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A documentary series on life in and adapted to the conditions of the Southern part of the Pacific Ocean... (353 mins.)
 
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March of the Penguins (2005 Documentary)
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In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. (80 mins.)
Director: Luc Jacquet
 
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Life in the Freezer (1993 TV Series)
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Series exploring the natural history of Antarctica. (30 mins.)
 
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Frozen Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic. (60 mins.)
 
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Wild Russia (2008 Mini-Series)
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An in-depth look at Russia's most natural wonders including Siberia, Kamchatka, the Artic, Caucasus, Primorye, and the Urals. (360 mins.)
 
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Wild China (2008 Mini-Series)
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An in-depth look at some of China's most impressive natural sites such as the ancient Han kingdom, the Mongol steppes, the Silk Road and the Tibetan Plateau. (60 mins.)
 
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Satoyama: Japan's Secret Water Garden (2004 Documentary)
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Director: Masumi Mizunuma
 
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Wild Africa (2001 Mini-Series)
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Wild Africa is a nature documentary series exploring the natural history of the African continent. The series comprises six episodes...
 
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The Great Rift: Africa's Greatest Story (2010 Mini-Series)
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The Great Rift Valley in Africa was created when the African and Arabian tectonic plates separated about 35 million years ago. This series investigates the forces that created the rift and focuses on the landscape and wildlife. (176 mins.)
 
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The Private Life of Plants (1995 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's study of the world of plants, which demonstrates, with the aid of time-lapse photography, the rich and varied ways in which they flourish. (292 mins.)
 
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The Trials of Life (1990 TV Series)
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Each of the twelve 50-minute episodes features a different aspect of the journey through life, from birth to adulthood and continuation of the species through reproduction.
Director: Michael Gunton
 
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Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (533 mins.)
 
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Human Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them... (50 mins.)
Stars: John Hurt
 
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The Incredible Human Journey (2009 TV Series)
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This series explains the evidence for the theory of early human migrations out of Africa and subsequently around the world, supporting the Out of Africa Theory. (60 mins.)
 
18.
Attenborough in Paradise (1996 Documentary)
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David Attenborough travels to the forests of Papua New Guinea, where 38 of the 42 kinds of bird of paradise are found. (55 mins.)
Director: Paul Reddish
 
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Life (2009 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes... (473 mins.)
 
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Life in the Undergrowth (2005 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough's ground-breaking exploration of a group of organisms that are vast in number, yet often too small to be noticed: the invertebrates. (50 mins.)
 
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Life in Cold Blood (2008 TV Series)
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A nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, that looks at the evolution and habits of amphibians and reptiles.
 
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The Life of Birds (1998 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life. (489 mins.)
 
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The Life of Mammals (2002 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's comprehensive study of how a remarkable group of animals evolved - a group that includes ourselves.
 
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Great Migrations (2010 Mini-Series)
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Great Migrations takes viewers on the epic journeys animals undertake to ensure the survival of their species. (45 mins.)
 
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Nature's Most Amazing Events (2009 Mini-Series)
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This is a documentary series looking at the most dramatic wildlife spectacles on our planet. We see... (49 mins.)
 
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Zebras: Patterns in the Grass (1991 Documentary)
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National Geographic Specials (1965 TV Series)
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National Geographic goes to Botswana to examine the struggle for survival between lions and hyenas. (60 mins.)
 
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African Cats (2011 Documentary)
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A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild. (89 mins.)
 
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The Last Lions (2011 Documentary)
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Fifty years ago there were close to half-a-million lions in Africa. Today there are around 20,000. To make matters worse... (88 mins.)
Director: Dereck Joubert
 
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Tiger: Spy in the Jungle (2008 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough narrates the lives of four growing tiger cubs using footage collected by hidden-camera-carrying elephants. Over two years, the elephants help capture the most intimate portrayal of tigers ever filmed. (60 mins.)
 
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Natural World (1983 TV Series)
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Passionate English conservationist Collin Stafford-Johnson and his Indian local friend - Hindi interpreter...
Director: Brian Leith
 
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Wildlife Specials (1995 TV Series)
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Occasional series of one-off documentaries, each examining the lifestyle of a particular animal. (60 mins.)
 
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The Natural World (1992 Documentary)
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Yellowstone (2009 Mini-Series)
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Filmed over the course of a year in Yellowstone, this documentary tracks the area's wildlife as they grapple with life and death within one of America's last remaining wilderness regions.
 
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Madagascar (2011 Mini-Series)
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Over 80% of Madagascar's animals and plants are found nowhere else on Earth. Discover what made Madagascar so different from the rest of the world, and how evolution ran wild there. (240 mins.)
 
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Last Chance to See (2009 TV Series)
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Twenty years after Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine traveled the world in search of some of the most endangered animals, Stephen Fry joins Mark to retrace their journeys.
 
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Walking with Dinosaurs (1999 TV Series)
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Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI. (180 mins.)
 
38.
Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives (1989 TV Series)
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David Attenborough's comprehensive study of fossils, which give many clues to how life existed on pre-historic Earth. (156 mins.)
 
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Earth: The Power of the Planet (2007 TV Series)
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In each episode, geologist Dr. Iain Stewart explains the effects and importance of a specific force of nature... (60 mins.)
 
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Man vs. Wild (2006 TV Series)
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Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills. (60 mins.)
 
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Earthflight (2011 TV Series)
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A nature documentary about a bird's-eye view of the natural world, joining the journeys of snow geese... (59 mins.)
Director: John Downer
 
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Galápagos (2006 Mini-Series)
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The history of these beautiful Islands from their creation as uprising lava to their being studied by Darwin to their modern day inhabitants. (180 mins.)
 
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Africa (2013 Mini-Series)
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Africa, the world's wildest continent. David Attenborough takes us on an awe-inspiring journey through one of the most diverse places in the world. We visit deserts, savannas, and jungles and meet up with some of Africa's amazing wildlife.
 
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The Hunt (2015 Mini-Series)
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The fascinating relationship between predators and their prey, and the strategies predators use to catch their food and prey use to escape death. (60 mins.)
 
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Planet Earth II (2016 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth. (360 mins.)
 
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Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough (2015 Mini-Series)
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David Attenborough revisits the Great Barrier Reef after nearly 60 years. His visit takes him from the most exposed part of the reef as well as down to 300m below the surface discovering corals never seen before.
 
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Natural Curiosities (2013 TV Series)
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David Attenborough presents a collection of his favourite natural curiosities found throughout the animal kingdom from armoured giants to crafty insects.