Science and Nature

The Age of Nature

Explore humanity’s relationship with nature and wildlife, as scientists and conservationists from all over the world examine ways we can restore our planet. This documentary series asks whether newfound awareness of nature could bring about a new chapter in the human story.

Changing

54m 40s

Discover why restoring nature might be our best tool to slow global warming. From Borneo to Antarctica, the resilience of the planet is helping us find solutions to cope and even mitigate climate change, providing hope for a more positive future.

Episodes

  • Changing: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Changing

    S1 E3 - 54m 40s

    Discover why restoring nature might be our best tool to slow global warming. From Borneo to Antarctica, the resilience of the planet is helping us find solutions to cope and even mitigate climate change, providing hope for a more positive future.

  • Understanding: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Understanding

    S1 E2 - 55m 10s

    Explore how a new understanding of nature is helping us find surprising ways to fix it. From the Pacific Northwest to Yellowstone to Scotland, scientists, citizens and activists are restoring the environment, benefiting humans and animals alike.

  • Awakening: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Awakening

    S1 E1 - 55m 10s

    Discover how a new awareness of nature is helping to restore ecosystems from Panama to China to Mozambique. See how innovative actions are being taken to repair man-made damage and restore reefs, rivers, animal populations and more.

Extras + Features

  • The Glaciers of Bhutan: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Glaciers of Bhutan

    S1 E3 - 2m 55s

    A team of Bhutanese farmers and herders trek up to the glacial lakes of Bhutan to remove rocks by hand, reducing the risk of catastrophic floods. Tshering Tobgay appeals to the world to work together to solve climate change.

  • Blue Carbon Ecosystems: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Blue Carbon Ecosystems

    S1 E3 - 2m 55s

    Peter Macreadie discusses blue carbon and how plants sequester more carbon beneath the water than they do on land. He explains how turtles are overgrazing the seagrass meadows because of a reduction in the number of sharks.

  • European Bison Roam Poland's Bialowieza Forest: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    European Bison Roam Poland's Bialowieza Forest

    S1 E3 - 2m 57s

    European bison roam the oldest forest in Europe. We learn their role in the ecosystem and the importance of protected ancient forest and biodiversity. These healthy forests will be stronger in the face of climate change.

  • Episode 3 Preview | Changing: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview | Changing

    S1 E3 - 29s

    Discover why restoring nature might be our best tool to slow global warming. From Borneo to Antarctica, the resilience of the planet is helping us find solutions to cope and even mitigate climate change, providing hope for a more positive future.

  • Episode 2 Preview | Understanding: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview | Understanding

    S1 E2 - 29s

    Explore how a new understanding of nature is helping us find surprising ways to fix it. From the Pacific Northwest to Yellowstone to Scotland, scientists, citizens and activists are restoring the environment, benefiting humans and animals alike.

  • The Important Role of Fireflies as Pest Control: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Important Role of Fireflies as Pest Control

    S1 E2 - 3m 6s

    Mr. Xu Tanghui, head of his village in Hubei Province, China, and Professor Fu Xinhua, a firefly expert from Huazhong Agriculture University, worked together to reintroduce fireflies to the area to act as pest control for its crops.

  • The Threat of Wolves in Montana: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Threat of Wolves in Montana

    S1 E2 - 2m 13s

    In Wisdom, Montana, wolves have always been a common threat to cattle, and were once persecuted to the brink of extinction. Now, a fourth generation rancher in Montana, Dean Petersen, explains how ranchers are finding ways to live alongside wolves and their part in the ecosystem.

  • The Creation of 'Trees for Life' to Rewild Scotland: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Creation of 'Trees for Life' to Rewild Scotland

    S1 E2 - 2m 47s

    Alan Watson Featherstone, ecologist and founder of "Trees for Life," describes the moment he realized he needed to help in the effort to rewild Scotland, resulting in the founding of his charity “Trees for Life” to achieve this.

  • The Impact of the Loess Plateau Rehabilitation Project: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Impact of the Loess Plateau Rehabilitation Project

    S1 E1 - 2m 25s

    In 1994, workers took part in the rehabilitation of the Loess Plateau landscape. John D. Liu has documented the results of the project since 1995, revealing how the degrading plateaus have changed over time with this restoration.

  • Norway's Cod Stock: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Norway's Cod Stock

    S1 E1 - 2m 36s

    Dr. Odd Nakken and Rolf Helge discuss the recovery of Norway's cod stock and the monitoring of them that's needed to keep them replenished.

  • Building the Panama Canal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Building the Panama Canal

    S1 E1 - 1m 58s

    Dr. Stanley Heckadon-Moreno reflects on the building of the Panama Canal and the importance of the Chagres river to its success.

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