Science and Nature

Earth's Natural Wonders

Earth's natural wonders are parts of the natural world that nature has carved on such a scale that they defy belief. For human beings, survival within these extraordinary places can pose great challenges. Yet human ingenuity makes this possible.

Surviving Against the Odds

54m 51s

In some natural wonders, people must push themselves to the absolute limit in order to survive. For the people who call these extraordinary places home, survival requires great skill, ingenuity and bravery.

Episodes

  • Surviving Against the Odds: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Surviving Against the Odds

    S2 E3 - 54m 51s

    In some natural wonders, people must push themselves to the absolute limit in order to survive. For the people who call these extraordinary places home, survival requires great skill, ingenuity and bravery.

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    Surviving with Animals

    S2 E2 - 54m 51s

    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.

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    Surviving the Extreme

    S2 E1 - 54m 51s

    Earth’s natural wonders are among the most extreme places to live on the planet. From soaring mountains to deep jungles, and frozen Polar worlds, human beings need bravery and ingenuity to survive within them.

Extras + Features

  • Episode 3 Preview | Living Wonders: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3 Preview | Living Wonders

    S1 E3 - 30s

    Witness wonders created by the force that makes our planet unique — life itself. In the Amazon, boys face fierce animals in a rite of passage, and a Bangladeshi father and son brave killer bees and man-eating tigers to find honey.

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    Stories from Earth's Natural Wonders

    S1 E3 - 1m

    "I know afterwards I'm going to feel stronger, more like a brave warrior." Hear the stories of the people who live in and around Earth's natural wonders.

  • Episode 2 Preview | Wonders of Water: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview | Wonders of Water

    S1 E2 - 30s

    See wonders created by the grand and unpredictable power of water, including Victoria Falls, where men risk death to reach fishing pools; the Camargue, where man faces bull; and ocean reefs, where a guardian seeks a manta ray to help save the species.

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    Scenes from Earth's Natural Wonders

    S1 E2 - 1m

    "All I can think about is what happens to my family if the ladder snaps and I fall into the crevasse." Get a glimpse into the lives of those who dare to call Earth's natural wonders home.

  • Episode 1 Preview | Extreme Wonders: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1 Preview | Extreme Wonders

    S1 E1 - 30s

    Visit extreme locales, including Mount Everest’s Khumbu Icefall, where sherpas face many dangers; the Grand Canyon, where conservationists try to ensure a condor chick’s survival; and the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, where farmers battle with elephants.

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