Nature

The word nature is derived from the Latin term “natura” literally translated as birth. The all encompassing definition of nature is the natural, physical or material world or universe. Nature is the phenomenon that accompanies the physical world. On a larger scale it varies from subatomic to the cosmic. Nature may also refer to the general realm of various types of living plants and animals, and in some cases to the processes associated with inanimate objects such as the weather.

In other contexts, the variation of the word “nature”, such as “natural” is commonly used to describe the opposite of unnatural, supernatural or synthetic. Today the term is commonly associated with geology and wildlife.

In order for us to be able to study the natural occurrences and its elements, we have devised a categorization according to the properties of those elements. The primary categories are Earth, atmosphere, climate and weather, water, ecosystems, life, matter and energy. Every prime category has an internal division into specific areas, e.g. water is categorized into oceans, lakes, rivers, ponds and streams.

The documentaries and video materials compiled in this category are concerned with the above mentioned occurrences and other various natural phenomena.

Witness the efforts of an environmental activist, who risked his wellbeing and confronted the law, to save one little part of our planet`s lungs. The documentary “Among Giants” follows the story of this brave man and his incredible mission.

See what happens when humans abandon their habitat and all that is left behind are manmade structures. The ecosystem of that place begins the slow process of recovery and the entire flora and fauna can flourish without human interference. The city of Chernobyl has, accidentally, become such a place.

Discover how the Earth, as we know it today, came to exist. From the lifeless rocky surface encircled with boiling lava to the living and breathing green paradise with the abundance of life. The dramatic story of how the Earth was made is still going on.

The expedition lead by Paul Rose goes into the depths of the world`s oceans. See what extraordinary discoveries they made and enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna of the ocean.

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Living with Us
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Bronwen Parker-Rhodes captivating documentary Living With Us examines the special relationship between animals and their trainers, which offers a look at handling your unique link ...

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Life of Mammals
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In this series, Sir David Attenborough takes you on a journey through the life of mammals. What is so special and what makes them grow?More importantly, what are the characteristi...

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Jungle Trip
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Lost in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, is a vine that is said to talk to humans, suggesting the secrets of life. The custodians of this plant are the healers, or shamans. The di...

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Japan’s Killer Quake
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At its worst crisis since the Second World War, Japan is facing disaster on an epic scale. A probable death toll in the tens of thousands of people, massive destruction of homes a...

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How Earth Made Us
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The amazing story of the natural forces that have shaped our history by Professor Iain Stewart. Our planet has incredible power, and yet rarely mentioned in history books.This seri...

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How Animals Do That
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Produced in association with Discovery Channel, this documentary has gathered some of the most fascinating facts now known about the animals on this planet.The images of the film i...

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Green Death of The Forests
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This amazing film shows the impact of cutting down the rainforests and the exploitation of natural resources in Indonesia, seen from the point of view of Green, a dying orangutan.W...

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Ganges
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Ganges is a nature documentary series for television about the natural history of the River Ganges in India and Bangladesh. As the variety of animals and habitats found along the ...

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First Animals to Survive in Space
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This short documentary brought to you by the people at VICE explores the ‘Water Bear’ which is known as the first organism that can withstand the vacuum of space. The European ...

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Fieldsports Britain : Rabbiting with Ferrets and Lurchers
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A short documentary about the fluffy rabbits, ferrets and lurchers. Aren't they cute?

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Dog-Fighting Undercover
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I was approached by the BBC for 18 months with the idea of trying to infiltrate a network of dogfighting in the United Kingdom. My views on animal welfare have always been strong a...

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Coelacanth: The Fish That Time Forgot
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Documentary about the coelacanth, a prehistoric bony fish believed to have been long extinct until one was captured in 1938 off the coast of southern Africa. No trace was found unt...

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Chernobyl Reclaimed: An Animal Takeover
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What would happen if humans suddenly left the earth and only the animals and our cities remained? The city of Chernobyl is an amazing, and accidental, case study in this idea. When...

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Born To Be Wild: Giraffes on the Move
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Join host Joanna Lumley as she teams up with the Kenya Wildlife Service to capture and relocate 7 young giraffes in an effort to continue their preservation. The Rothschild giraffe...

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Big Dogs, Little Dogs
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If you love your canine companion, then this useful, and frequently diverting, narrative from A&E lets you know, more or less, all that you've ever needed to think about the comm...

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ANTS – Nature’s Secret Power (Full)
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"In this documentary you will discover ants through the vision of the world renowned expert Bert Hoelldobler. There are endless records held by these amazing insects and this video...

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Animal Weapons – Chemical Warfare
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"This documentary explores the animals that have naturally developed a chemical defense or offence for survival. Focusing on snakes, spiders, insects and lizards, we learn how thes...

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Animal Weapons
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In the competitive struggle for survival, less powerful animals have developed a series of clever strategies to find and kill their targets. Traps, baits and lies can be the tricks...

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Amazon
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"Explore the mysterious Amazon through the amazing IMAX (R) experience and celebrate the beauty, vitality and wonder of this magical forest that is disappearing at an alarming rate...

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A Lion Called Christian
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A heartbreaking story about a lion who was raised by humans, by the friends John Rendall and Ace Bourke. This lion got too big for them, so they put him in the wilderness. One year...

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A Cow At My Table
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"A Cow at My Table explores Western attitudes towards farm animals and meat, and the intense battle between animal advocates and the meat industry to influence the consumer’s min...

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