Planet Earth

Find Out More

Filming With Wildlife Boxes With Nigel Marven
Filming With Wildlife Boxes With Nigel Marven

Nigel shows how you can film with boxes to add a whole new angle to your wildlife film.

Discovering a Good Wildlife Film Location
Discovering a Good Wildlife Film Location

Struggling to find good filming spot? Here's 7 tips to get you started.

Episode 1: How To Present and Narrate Wildlife Films
Episode 1: How To Present and Narrate Wildlife Films

Chris Packham supplies his tips for presenting and narrating your wildlife films.

Creating A Great Eden Shorts Wildlife Film
What Makes A Great Short Wildlife Film?

You want to create a wildlife film - but what do you need to think about?

Five Ways to Find Wildlife in the City
Five Ways to Find Wildlife in the City

Sam Hobson heads to the urban streets to find the best ways to photograph animals.

Plants Clip: Ep 6: Natural Curiosities Series 2
Electric Fields and Plants

Plants are able to utilise electric fields to attract pollinating insects.

In Photos: Wonders of Life
Wonders of Life in Photos

A single unbroken chain connects us to all life and the laws of nature that created it.

In Photos: Operation Iceberg
Operation Iceberg in Photos

The Operation Iceberg team follow the epic journey of an iceberg out at sea.

In Photos: Deserts and Life
Deserts and Life in Photos

Deserts are the most haunting of all the Earth's landscapes.

Inside Nature's Giants Trailer - Hippo and Baboon
Inside Nature's Giants Trailer

Uncovering the hippo and baboon in Inside Nature's Giants.

The Continents Quiz
The Continents Quiz

How much do you know about the landmasses that make up our planet?

The Continents
The Continents

The seven continents of the world are made up of four continuous landmasses.

Nature's Great Events Quiz
Nature's Great Events Quiz

Nature's Great Events charted the effects of global climatic phenomena.

In Photos: Super Volcano
Super Volcano in Photos

Super Volcano whether Yellowstone could turn in to a super volcano.

Spiders Quiz
Spiders Quiz

Arachnophile or arachnophobe? Maybe fear will drive you to do well in our fiendish quiz!

Madagascar Quiz
Madagascar Quiz

Will Madagascar's bizarre wildlife bamboozle you?

Lions Quiz
Lions Quiz

Are you a quizzy king of the jungle or a savannah know-nothing?

Sir David Attenborough Quiz
Sir David Attenborough quiz

Test your knowledge of David Attenbourough

The Poles Quiz
The Poles Quiz

We went to the ends of the earth for this to test your Arctic and Antarctic knowledge.

Rainforests Quiz
Rainforests Quiz

Don't let a deluge of questions put a dampener on this rainforest quiz!

Freshwater Life Quiz
Freshwater Life Quiz

Not a fan of salt? Take a dip in our freshwater life quiz.

The Frozen Poles Quiz
The Frozen Poles Quiz

What can be more inhospitable than the cold, white emptiness of the frozen polar tundra.

The Earth Quiz
The Earth Quiz

With geography, biology and physics combined this quiz has everything about your planet.

Wild Weather Quiz
Wild Weather Quiz

Both unpredictable and devastating, our planet's wild weather is a force to be reckoned.

Amphibians Quiz
Amphibians Quiz

Somehow they've been labelled as horrible slimy-skinned critters.

Australian Animals Quiz
Australian Animals Quiz

Isolation from the rest of the world means Australia has some of the weirdest animals.

Extreme Earth Quiz
Extreme Earth Quiz

Hot or cold, crushing pressure or arid desert, the earth can be an extreme place.

Fish Quiz
Fish Quiz

These aquatic animals have ruled the water for hundreds of millions of years.

Charles Darwin Quiz
Charles Darwin Quiz

How well do you know the father of the theory of evolution by natural selection?

Mount Everest Quiz
Mount Everest Quiz

Everyone knows Mount Everest is the tallest mountain, but what are the climbing hazards?

Oceans Quiz
Oceans Quiz

Oceans cover the majority of the Earth, but remain the most mysterious of environments.

Life On Fire Trailer
Life On Fire Trailer

Life on Fire is an earth shattering series.

In Photos: Mountains
Mountains in Photos

See pictures of some of the world's most amazing mountains.

In Photos: Voyage of the Continents
Voyage of the Continents in Photos

Massive tectonic forces have sculpted and re-sculpted our world in a never-ending journey.

In Photos: Land: Richard Hammond's Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
Land: Richard Hammond's Journey To The Centre Of The Earth in Photos

Richard Hammond investigates the workings of Earth.

In Photos: How to Grow a Planet
How to Grow a Planet in Photos

Photos taken during filming of the documentary series.

In Photos: Amazing Planet
Amazing Planet in Photos

Photos of the Earth's raw power taken from the series Amazing Planet.

In Photos: Auroras
Auroras in Photos

Aurora's are natural light displays particularly visible at high latitudes.

Attenborough on the Natural World
Attenborough on the Natural World

Sir David Attenborough discusses the need to preserve our environment.

Steve Backshall on David Attenborough
Steve Backshall on David Attenborough

Steve Backshall talks about his admiration for naturalist David Attenborough.

Why do Narwhals have a Tusk?
Why do Narwhals have a Tusk?

The exact function of the narwhal's tusk has troubled scientists for years.

Unexplored Earth Facts
Unexplored Earth Facts

Some lesser known places on our planet are some of the most incredible.

Thunder and Lightning Facts
Thunder and Lightning

There are an average of 100 lightning strikes per second around the world.

The UK's Weirdest Weather
The UK's Weirdest Weather

Falling frogs, mini twisters and red rain - find out more about the UK's weirdest weather.

Flood Facts
Flood Facts

Find out more about the destructive force of floods.

Tsunami Facts
Tsunami Facts

Did you know that tsunamis can travel faster than commercial jet planes?

Heatwaves and Droughts Facts
Heatwaves and Drought Facts

Heatwaves and droughts kill more people than floods, hurricanes and tornados combined.

Earthquake Facts
Earthquake Facts

Learn more about the deadly power of earthquakes.

Tornado and Hurricane Facts
Tornado and Hurricane Facts

Find out more about the devastating power of tornadoes and hurricanes.

Volcano Facts
Volcano Facts

The word volcano comes from the Italian island of vulcano, meaning "burning mountain".

Krakatoa Facts
Krakatoa Facts

Located in the Sunda Strait, Krakatoa is arguably the most famous volcano of all time.

The Future of the North and South Poles
The Future of the North and South Poles

What impact will global warming, holes in the ozone and atmospheric haze have?

Polar Region Facts
Polar Region Facts

Find out more about the most inhospitable places on the planet; the Arctic and Antarctic.

The Equator Facts
The Equator Facts

Find out more about the line lying equidistant between North and South Poles; the Equator.

Rainforest Facts
Rainforest Facts

Find out more about the nature of these biodiverse habitats with our rainforest facts.

Oceans
Ocean Facts

How big is the world's biggest iceberg? How deep can you dive without oxygen?