All shows in the Science, Nature and the Environment category

  1. The Bermuda Triangle

    The Bermuda Triangle

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    Documentary examining the enduring mystery surrounding the Bermuda Triangle, the legendary stretch of water that is the scene of many perplexing disappearances of ships and planes

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    Food Unwrapped

    4 Series, 21 Episodes

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    Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbut present the food and science series that travels the world to lift the lid on what's really in the food we eat

  3. Return of Jaws

    Return of Jaws

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    Documentary featuring spectacular footage of great white sharks hunting among seal colonies off the shores of Cape Cod, Massachusetts

  4. Born in the Wild

    Born in the Wild

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    From elephants to kangaroos, dolphins and orang-utans, Mark Evans and Joy Reidenberg explore the wonderful and occasionally weird ways that animals make babies in hostile environments

  5. Rogue Baboon and Joy Reidenberg

    Inside Nature's Giants

    10 Episodes

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    The award-winning series that gets under the skin of the largest animals on the planet, exploring their anatomy to reveal how these creatures really work

  6. Dr Gunther von Hagens and Professor John Lee

    Anatomy for Beginners

    4 Episodes

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    Controversial anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens and pathologist Professor John Lee explore the beauty beneath our skin in a fascinating series of anatomy classes

  7. Live from Space

    Live from Space

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    A groundbreaking and exciting season of programmes made in collaboration with NASA, taking viewers into space with the astronauts on the International Space Station

  8. Dick Strawbridge

    Scrapheap Challenge

    5 Series, 60 Episodes

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    Teams compete each week to construct a junk machine, using only what they can scavenge from the scrapheap. Every series builds to a final contest - and the crowning of a champion team.

  9. Kevin's Supersized Salvage

    Kevin's Supersized Salvage

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    Kevin McCloud challenges three designers to turn a plane into hundreds of amazing new products, and prove that creativity is a genuine solution to Britain's waste crisis

  10. Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life

    Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life

    3 Episodes

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    Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins asks if science can provide answers to the big questions we used to entrust to religion

  11. Brave New World with Stephen Hawking

    Brave New World with Stephen Hawking

    5 Episodes

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    Professor Stephen Hawking examines how science is striving for humankind's next leap forward

  12. Fat Plague

    Fat Plague

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    What if you could catch obesity as easily as you catch a common cold? Dr Nikhil Dhurandhar believes that he's found a virus, ad-36, that could be infecting over 30% of Americans.

  13. Timesigns

    Timesigns

    4 Episodes

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    Time Team's Mick Aston turns archaeological detective to reveal the hidden stories of ancient landscapes

  14. Edge of the Universe

    Edge of the Universe

    3 Episodes

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    In this three-part series the world's leading astronomers and cosmologists reveal extraordinary new discoveries about the shape and structure of the universe and what lies beyond its edge

  15. Mammoth

    Extinct

    6 Episodes

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    Of all the species that have ever existed, 99.9% are now extinct. This documentary brings to life the compelling stories of these lost creatures and solves the mystery of their demise.

  16. Home of the Future

    Home of the Future

    5 Episodes

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    A family learn to live with the technology - and the challenges - of the future

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    How to Build a Bionic Man

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    A team of roboticists are creating the first ever complete bionic man. Where could this technology lead?

  18. Jimmy's Forest

    Jimmy's Forest

    4 Episodes

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    High up in a spectacular tree house, Jimmy Doherty develops an intimate understanding of the inner workings of a British forest

  19. The Storms That Stole Christmas

    Storms and Floods

    2 Episodes

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    Two documentaries examine the extreme weather of Christmas 2013 and early 2014, meeting the people who experienced it and asking why it happened

  20. The Year the Earth Went Wild

    The Year the Earth Went Wild

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    2011 was a year of epic-scale climate and geological events across the world. This film looks back on a year of natural disasters, all caught on camera in spectacular fashion.

  21. Lucy Taylor and her team are stand behind a 4xe4 jeep

    The Big Monster Dig

    7 Episodes

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    The series that sees intriguing prehistoric mysteries investigated by Lucy Taylor and her team of fossil-hunting experts

  22. The Farm Revealed

    The Farm Revealed

    5 Episodes

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    A revealing look at how genetic modification, cloning, tissue engineering and other technologies are affecting food production on the farm, and much more

  23. How to Win the Grand National

    How to Win the Grand National

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    Mark Evans examines what it takes to win the Grand National, drawing on new technology and analysis of horse anatomy to reveal the biological basis of success

  24. Meteor Strike: Fireball from Space

    Meteor Strike: Fireball from Space

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    What's the likelihood of Earth being struck by another meteorite like the one in Russia? And what can be done to protect our planet?

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    Britain's Most Extreme Weather

    4 Episodes

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    Weatherman Alex Beresford investigates why Britain's recent weather has been so severe and asks if we're facing the worst weather ever

  26. Children watching the Challenger disaster on TV

    Challenger: Countdown to Disaster

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    The story of why, seconds into its 10th mission, the space shuttle Challenger exploded over Florida, killing all seven crew members

  27. Human Swarm

    Human Swarm

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    Jimmy Doherty reveals new evidence demonstrating how people think and move like members of a herd

  28. Man on the Moon

    In the Shadow of the Moon

    1 Episode

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    In this unique documentary, crew members from every Apollo mission that flew to the moon are brought together for the first time to share their remarkable stories

  29. The Year Britain Flooded

    The Year Britain Flooded

    1 Episode

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    A look at why the floods of 2012 happened, and the personal stories of the people caught up in them

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