Discover the incredible life of Alexander von Humboldt, a great German natural scientist, in a special documentary series commemorating his 250th birthday. In seven short films, viewers will embark on a journey through Humboldt’s adventurous life and learn about his significant contributions to botany, geology, and geography.
One of Humboldt’s many discoveries was the Humboldt Current along the coast of Peru. This ocean current, with its nutrient-rich water from the depths, is critical for a vast ecosystem bursting with life. However, in part four of the series, viewers will also see how climate change is disrupting this system. Don’t miss this captivating and informative series showcasing the life and work of an exceptional naturalist.