Meet the Neanderthals, but not as we know them - smarter, faster and more like us than we ever imagined. Hollywood star Andy Serkis teams up with expert palaeontologists and uses breaking science, emotional storytelling and award-winning animation to discover the true nature of our ancient ancestors, bringing them to life like never before.
Vicious mega mammals, giant venomous lizards and huge terror birds - this shocking documentary examines the most bloodthirsty predators to have dominated our planet. This programme brings these terrifying beasts back to life in vivid detail using visual stunts, stunning CGI, surprising comparisons and photo-real reveals.
Writer Will Millard lives with a tribe in Indonesia in this insightful series. Will begins his adventure by living with the treehouse-dwelling Korowai tribe in Papua to understand the pressures they face in adapting to a modern world. He visits the people four times over the course of a year to find out how much of their hunter-gatherer culture remains.
Combining their own knowledge and experience with rigorous research gathered by the BBC's leading science journalists, Michael Mosley and a team of expert doctors tackle the top questions about our health. In series three, the doctors reveal how to avoid losing your marbles while Michael Mosley provides tips on how to cure cramp. Meanwhile, Dr Chris van Tulleken reveals what's really in herbal supplements.
The Truth About strand continues throughout June as BBC Earth South Africa presents various editions of the scientific documentary series which tackles everyday issues that affect us all. Each episode features different presenters and experts in their respective fields, as they hope to find out the truth about healthy eating, exercise, stress and much more.
What will the world look like in 2050? Where will advancements in science, technology, engineering and mathematics lead us? In this entertaining and informative series, host Chuck Pell - artist, entrepreneur, TED Talker and futurist - takes us on a truly mind-bending journey in search of answers. Everything from the future of warfare to the future of our homes gets the Chuck Pell treatment in this series that covers a range of fascinating topics.
Explorer Levison Wood takes on a new expedition as he seeks to cross the mighty Cacuses mountain range which lies between Russia and Iran. Throughout the series, Levison looks to make his way across the range by any means necessary and travels with locals as well as experiencing how they live. The incredible 2,600-mile journey takes Levison through five countries, as he visits some of the most fascinating and diverse people’s on earth.
BBC Earth seeks to inspire audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of our universe. The channel showcases the work of the world’s foremost factual film-makers and it seeks to take audiences on a thrilling journey of discovery. From the smallest creature under the microscope to the limitless expanses of space, BBC Earth brings viewers face-to-face with heart-pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the wonder of being human.