Documentary Shows

Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics

Environmental Economics is a critically acclaimed series about the innovators and pioneers who envision a better quality of life on earth: socially, culturally, economically and ecologically.
6 Videos
TVF Media
Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
6 Videos
BBC Future
Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp swapped spear gun for camera in 1962, after winning six Australian spear fishing titles and representing Australia at the world titles.
4 Videos
Viewlorium
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
3 Videos
VPRO
Cyclone Tracy

Cyclone Tracy

On Christmas Day 1974, the eye of Cyclone Tracy ripped through Darwin, leaving the city in ruins. Over 100 people were killed, 20,000 were left homeless, and 80 percent of the city's buildings were destroyed. It was the worst natural disaster in Australian history. This highly acclaimed, three part mini-series depicts the events of that terrifying Christmas, celebrating the spirit and courage of the people who survived the devastation.
3 Videos
Umbrella
Grainger’s World

Grainger’s World

Greg Grainger is an award-winning producer and presenter of topical travel and adventure documentaries, and wildlife programs, to remote and exotic locations.
2 Videos
Viewlorium
This Is

This Is

Cinematic snapshots of our favourite places.
1 Video
ANYDOKO
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
1 Video
BBC Future
Outback Australia with Glenn Ridge

Outback Australia with Glenn Ridge

The Australian Outback has no specific boundaries. It’s a part of inland Australia where people are spread over vast distances and horizons extend without a fence or building. Where sun and rain can both sustain life, yet also take it through drought. It’s a place of immense beauty and its people are like no other in the world.
1 Video
Viewlorium

Documentary Videos

Green Warriors: South Africa’s Toxic Townships

Green Warriors: South Africa’s Toxic Townships

Johannesburg is considered the most uranium-contaminated city in the world. Waste dumps from around 600 abandoned mines sit next to residential communities, blowing polluted dust into homes and contaminating soil and water supplies.
Java Films
53mins
Green Warriors: Indonesia, The World’s Most Polluted River

Green Warriors: Indonesia, The World’s Most Polluted River

The Citarum river in Indonesia is the world's most polluted river. The Green Warriors team analyzed water samples, rice, children's hair, etc. and found out many toxic chemicals are endangering the lives of the 14 million Indonesians using the water.
Java Films
53mins
A Plastic Surgery: Coca-Cola’s Hidden Secrets

A Plastic Surgery: Coca-Cola’s Hidden Secrets

More and more businesses are promising to recycle, including Coca-Cola, a group selling 4000 plastic bottles every second. Can we depend on promises made by these multinationals? We discover that their promises are as sugar-filled as their products.
Java Films
53mins
Smoke and Fumes: The Climate Change Cover-Up

Smoke and Fumes: The Climate Change Cover-Up

We reveal how the oil industry has been secretly funding scientific studies, launching false media reports and systematically deceiving the public about climate change - since 1946. Now, the first lawsuits have been filed.
Java Films
53mins
Diesel: The Industry’s Smokescreen

Diesel: The Industry’s Smokescreen

Dieselgate' made headlines around world. For deliberately cheating the system, Volkswagen were made to pay a record $20 billion fine. But, as this investigation shows, they were far from the only culprits.
Java Films
55mins
Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies

Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies

The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era.
The Guardian
4mins
The electric future of transport in South Africa

The electric future of transport in South Africa

The Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town launched new charging stations for electric cars, as part of a 9-day road trip with green cars from Johannesburg to the Mother City organised by Generation.e.
24.com
4mins
Is Tap Water Better For Your Body And Wallet?

Is Tap Water Better For Your Body And Wallet?

New research is suggesting tap water is a better choice for your body, your wallet, and the environment. Clip1-Stringr Clip2-Stringr Clip3-Stringr Clip4-Shutterstock Clip5-Stringr Clip6-Stringr Clip7-Stringr Clip8-Stringr
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Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies

Why we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies

The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era.
The Guardian
4mins
Prince Harry guest-edits National Geographic's Instagram

Prince Harry guest-edits National Geographic's Instagram

The Duke of Sussex has shared an image he took of Baobab trees in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park as he guest-edits National Geographic’s Instagram account.
Oovvuu/PA Originals
1min
What you should know about your carbon footprint while travelling

What you should know about your carbon footprint while travelling

How can you actually offset your carbon footprint while travelling to far-flung destinations?
24.com
2mins
Making carbon-neutral clothes out of algae: the designers taking on fast fashion

Making carbon-neutral clothes out of algae: the designers taking on fast fashion

The fashion industry is a fossil-fuel-guzzling operation as many of our clothes are made from petroleum-based textiles such as polyester.
The Guardian
3mins
Scientists say our oceans are getting hot and it's devastating for life everywhere

Scientists say our oceans are getting hot and it's devastating for life everywhere

Scientists behind a landmark study of the links between oceans, glaciers, ice caps and the climate delivered a stark warning to the world on Wednesday: slash emissions or watch cities vanish under rising seas, rivers run dry and marine life collapse.
World Economic Forum
The Planetary Health Diet

The Planetary Health Diet

The Planetary Health Diet aims to give millions of people better access to food, reduce obesity and reduce damage to the environment around the world.
Stringr
1min
Greta Thunberg - the next Nobel Peace winner?

Greta Thunberg - the next Nobel Peace winner?

Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg is in the running for the next Nobel peace prize. But the confrontational approach that has won her millions of followers could also deter the Nobel committee.
Reuters
2mins
Owen Jones meets Caroline Lucas: Lib Dems' Brexit position is 'massively dangerous' for UK

Owen Jones meets Caroline Lucas: Lib Dems' Brexit position is 'massively dangerous' for UK

The Green MP tells Jones the Liberal Democrats are playing with fire with their 'arrogant' pledge to revoke article 50, describing the policy as a 'slap in the face' for people who voted leave.
The Guardian
6mins
The stare: Thunberg sees Trump as they arrive at UN climate summit

The stare: Thunberg sees Trump as they arrive at UN climate summit

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is held back by a security officer as US President Donald Trump arrives at the UN climate summit.
AFP
1min
Bird numbers plunge in US and Canada: study

Bird numbers plunge in US and Canada: study

From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970, scientists said on Thursday. Nathan Frandino has more.
Reuters
2mins
Marriott Phasing Out Toiletry Plastic Bottles

Marriott Phasing Out Toiletry Plastic Bottles

Marriott International said it would be phasing out miniature toiletry bottles by December 2020.
Stringr
1min
Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’

<p>After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cooksonis quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem around Britain’s coastlines.
The Guardian
7mins
Cancer Town: Rev William Barber visits town at heart of Guardian campaign

Cancer Town: Rev William Barber visits town at heart of Guardian campaign

The Guardian invited the civil rights leader to the community on the banks of the Mississippi River where the people face the highest risk of cancer due to airborne toxins in the United States.
The Guardian
5mins
Fatbergs: 'flushable' wet wipes are creating an environmental catastrophe

Fatbergs: 'flushable' wet wipes are creating an environmental catastrophe

Fatbergs, caused by an entangled mess of wet wipes 'mortared together' by fats, oils and grease to form rock-hard material, are creating a 'real problem with blockages in the pipes', according to Sydney Water's Peter Hadfield.
The Guardian
4mins
Diving a shipwreck in the Azores archipelago

Diving a shipwreck in the Azores archipelago

Perfectly preserved marine habitats through strict fishing regulations have made the Azores one of the best diving spots in the Atlantic Ocean.
24.com
2mins
It's time we stopped treating soil like dirt

It's time we stopped treating soil like dirt

Soil is pretty remarkable stuff. It provides 95% of our food, helps regulate the Earth’s atmosphere and is a bigger carbon sink than all the world's forests combined. In fact, it basically enables all life on this planet to exist.
The Guardian
8mins
Could this be Glastonbury's greenest year yet?

Could this be Glastonbury's greenest year yet?

With its sea of discarded tents and litter-strewn fields, Glastonbury has become almost as infamous for the mountain of rubbish left in its wake as it is renowned for its music.
The Guardian
1min
Walking inside an extinct volcano

Walking inside an extinct volcano

In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean on Terceira Island, Azores, you can walk inside an ancient lava tube that will transport you to a forgotten world.
24.com
2mins
Poldark Series 5 | Launch Trailer

Poldark Series 5 | Launch Trailer

Poldark returns for an unmissable final series.
24.com
Hiking through the fynbos of Cape Point

Hiking through the fynbos of Cape Point

The Cape of Good Hope in Cape Town, South Africa, has some of the most beautiful flora in South Africa, particularly the hidden treasures of the fynbos. Traveller24 went exploring with tour guide Justin Hawthorne as he showed as around.
24.com
2mins
The wisdom of the Clanwilliam Cedar Tree

The wisdom of the Clanwilliam Cedar Tree

Hailing from the last ice age, the Clanwilliam Cedar tree needs the help of humans to survive climate change in the Cederberg Wilderness Area.
24.com
2mins
A Snapshot of Backsberg

A Snapshot of Backsberg

Right next to the famous Babylonstoren is Backsberg Estate Cellars in the Cape Winelands, a family-owned farm focused on producing wine sustainably.
24.com
1min
Why climate change is an ‘all-encompassing threat’

Why climate change is an ‘all-encompassing threat’

Although a candidate just entered the 2020 presidential race with a platform centered on climate change, some experts say Americans aren’t fully aware of the scope and seriousness of global warming.
PBS
4mins
Why Iraq’s biblical paradise is becoming a salty wasteland

Why Iraq’s biblical paradise is becoming a salty wasteland

In addition to recovering and rebuilding after a brutal war with ISIS, Iraq is facing a dire water shortage.
PBS
Water crisis may make Gaza Strip uninhabitable by 2020

Water crisis may make Gaza Strip uninhabitable by 2020

In the Gaza Strip, 97 percent of freshwater is unsuitable for human consumption, and raw sewage pours into the Mediterranean Sea.
PBS
Australia's Top 5 Most Stunning Hidden Destinations

Australia's Top 5 Most Stunning Hidden Destinations

If you're looking for some little-known spots in Australia to explore, then you've come to the right place! We've complied the exclusive, top 5 list to figure out the very bets of the best in secret destinations!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Celebrities That Love Australia!

The Top 5 Celebrities That Love Australia!

Australia is well-loved all over the world for our stunning beaches, crystal clear waters are adorable wildlife! Celebrities are not immune from the magic of Down Under! Check out the top five celebs who love Australia!
Where To
1min
Australia's Top 5 Most Scenic Drives

Australia's Top 5 Most Scenic Drives

What's better than an old fashioned road trip? Australia has no shortage of incredible, scenic drives spread all throughout the country! Here's a comprehensive list of the top five!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Best Swimming Spots In Australia

The Top 5 Best Swimming Spots In Australia

Australia is well known for having some of the most clear, beautiful waters on the entire planet. It was almost impossible to condense all the amazing options into one small list, which just goes to show just how incredible these winning spots are!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Best Destinations To See Wildlife In South East Asia

The Top 5 Best Destinations To See Wildlife In South East Asia

If you're a true animal lover and also looking for the perfect getaway destination, then look no further than this awesome list! From the gorgeous Yala National Park to the breath-taking Cardamom Mountains!
Where To
1min
Top 5 Best Luxury Hotels In South East Asia

Top 5 Best Luxury Hotels In South East Asia

Are you looking for somewhere to relax and unwind? We've got you totally covered with this list of the most exclusive and luxurious resorts & hotels in all of South East Asia! Which of these jaw-dropping hotels would you want to stay in first?
Where To
1min
Did You Know Eating A Burger Could Be Healthier Than An Acai Bowl?

Did You Know Eating A Burger Could Be Healthier Than An Acai Bowl?

According to nutritionists, loads of the food we think is healthy actually has more calories than your regular hamburger! Watch to find out which of your favourite 'healthy' snacks makes the list.
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Best Art Galleries & Cultural Museums In Western Australia

The Top 5 Best Art Galleries & Cultural Museums In Western Australia

Are you looking for a truly enriching, educational and cultural experience? Look no further than this list of incredible art, culture and historic institutions you can find in the stunning state of Western Australia!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Most Beautiful Secret & Botanical Gardens In Western Australia!

The Top 5 Most Beautiful Secret & Botanical Gardens In Western Australia!

Western Australia is home so so many incredible natural landmarks and scenic spots, and what's better than a stunning secret garden to bask in the beauty of nature? Check out our list of the very best secret and botanical gardens in WA!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Most Luxurious Day Spas In Africa!

The Top 5 Most Luxurious Day Spas In Africa!

If you're looking for a unique, relaxation experience then you've come to the right place! We've compiled a list of all the very best day spas you'll find in Africa... Say goodbye to stress cause these incredible spas will change your life.
Where To
1min
Australia Has Just Been Named The Most Instagrammable Place In The World

Australia Has Just Been Named The Most Instagrammable Place In The World

Australia has just beat out incredible destinations like Hong Kong, Indonesia and South Africa, as the number one spot for a jaw-dropping, picture-perfect moment. Check out why in this video!
Where To
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The Top 5 Best African Beers You'd Be Crazy Not To Try!

The Top 5 Best African Beers You'd Be Crazy Not To Try!

Some of the very best brews on the planet come straight out of Africa... We've taken on the task of compiling them all, and choosing only the very best beers for this top five list!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Most Stunning & Secret Gardens Found In Africa!

The Top 5 Most Stunning & Secret Gardens Found In Africa!

There are hundreds of incredibly unique flora and fauna to be found in Africa... And where better to look than some of their most stunning gardens? Check out this top five list to find out the very best one!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Best Lookout & Scenic Spots In Africa

The Top 5 Best Lookout & Scenic Spots In Africa

Looking for the picture perfect spot to gaze out at the natural surroundings of Africa? We've got you covered with this top five list of the very best spots, you'll just have to add to your bucket list!
Where To
1min
The Top 5 Most Stunning Weekend Hideaways In Africa!

The Top 5 Most Stunning Weekend Hideaways In Africa!

Africa truly has some of the most amazing getaway locations that anyone could have asked for... From Lamu Island in Kenya to the stunning Desroches Island, Seychelles!
Where To
1min