To honour Earth Day next week (April 22), transport yourself from your couch to the corners and crevices of our wonderful world; exploring the depths of the oceans and learning about the world’s most beautiful and dangerous species.
Be sure to check out new series Absurd Planet and Win The Wilderness as they arrive on the service on April 22, just in time for Earth Day.
From Our Planet narrated by Sir David Attenborough to an interactive series with Bear Grylls, here’s Netflix’s guide to eye-opening documentaries to celebrate our planet:
72 Dangerous Animals (Collection of series: Asia, Latin America and Australia)
Fangs, claws, horns and venomous stings are just some of the deadly weapons wielded by Asia’s 72 most dangerous animals.
Absurd Planet (Docu-series | Arrives April 22)
A funny science series that offers an inside look into the lives of the planet’s most intriguing animals, with narration provided by a cast of quirky animal creatures, as well as Mother Nature herself.
Bird watchers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border share their enthusiasm for protecting and preserving some of the world’s most beautiful species.
Chasing Coral (Documentary)
Divers, scientists and photographers around the world mount an epic underwater campaign to document the disappearance of coral reefs.
Dancing With The Birds (Documentary)
From ruffling their majestic feathers to nailing im-peck-able courtship routines, birds in paradise flaunt their best moves in hopes of landing a mate.
Into The Inferno (Documentary)
With stunning views of eruptions and lava flows, Werner Herzog captures the raw power of volcanoes and their ties to indigenous spiritual practices.
Night on Earth (Docu-series)
This nature series’ new technology lifts night’s veil to reveal the hidden lives of the world’s creatures, from lions on the hunt to bats on wings.
Our Planet (Docu-series)
Eight-part documentary series from the creators of “Planet Earth” provides a never-before-filmed look at the planet’s remaining wilderness areas and their animal inhabitants, filmed in 50 countries across all the continents of the world. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
Tales by Light (Docu-series)
Behind every powerful image is a powerful story. Uniting exploration, photography and the natural world, Tales By Light follows photographers from Australia and around the world as they push the limits of their craft.
Win The Wilderness (Reality TV series | Arrives April 22)
Six couples compete to prove they’ve got the survival skills to win the deed to an extraordinary home deep in the vast, rugged wilderness of Alaska.
You vs Wild (Interactive Series)
An interactive series where you can make key decisions to help Bear Grylls survive, thrive and complete missions in the harshest environments on Earth.