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Extinction: The Facts

   2020    Nature
With a million species at risk of extinction, Sir David Attenborough explores how this crisis of biodiversity has consequences for us all, threatening food and water security, undermining our ability to control our climate and even putting us at greater risk of pandemic diseases.
Everything in the natural world is connected in networks that support the whole of life on earth, and we are losing many of the benefits that nature provides to us. The loss of insects is threatening the pollination of crops, while the loss of biodiversity in the soil also threatens plants growth.
Last year, a UN report identified the key drivers of biodiversity loss, including overfishing, climate change and pollution. But the single biggest driver of biodiversity loss is the destruction of natural habitats. Seventy-five per cent of Earth's land surface (where not covered by ice) has been changed by humans, much of it for agriculture, and as consumers we may unwittingly be contributing towards the loss of species through what we buy in the supermarket. Human activities like the trade in animals and the destruction of habitats drive the emergence of diseases. Disease ecologists believe that if we continue on this pathway, this year’s pandemic will not be a one-off event.

Fire Ants The Invincible Army

   2012    Nature    3D
For more than 80 years, Solenopsis Invicta has been on a ceaseless march across the United States, racking up six billion dollars every year in crop damage, equipment repair, and pest control. They have conquered more than 320 million acres in 13 states and killed at least 80 people. And the invader is still on the move. Globally. Now, scientists are cracking the ant's ancient secrets to success and breeding winged assassins to hunt them down. Stunning 3D macro photography explores the secret world of the fire ant and the cutting-edge research into stopping it

Fluffing

   2021    Nature
As the drought drags on with the sun continuing to blaze down from a cloudless sky and harvest time gets closer, Jeremy Clarkson and his motley crew have a fearsome list of jobs to complete.
Series: Clarkson Farm

Food Water Waste

   2020    Nature
Across the world, rising demands for food, water and materials have pushed resources to the limit. Many parts of the world have major challenges over fresh water. A lot of soils have a lot of residual pesticides and herbicides. At the same time waste is piling higher. All this demands a new wave of innovation. The challenge is to make more of the things we need without the environmental cost.
Series: The Great Acceleration

Garlic Breath

   2018    Nature
Cooking shows turned the humble garlic bulb into something that's essential to cuisines and into a multi-billion-dollar crop. Every year, humans consume nearly 50 billion pounds of garlic, and most of it comes from one country: China. But a lawsuit raises troubling questions about suppliers.
Series: Rotten

Harvesting

   2021    Naturaleza
After months of hard work Clarkson's farm arrives at a make or break moment; harvest time. 'It's always stunning on the farm, actually. Whatever the day, there's always something that's absolutely beautiful. The thing is, the show's now over, which is sad. But thank you very much for being so patient with me.'
Series: Clarkson Farm
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

   2017    Art
The Crime of the Century
The Crime of the Century

   2021    Medicine
The Brain with David Eagleman
The Brain with David Eagleman

   2015    Medicine
Megapolis: The Ancient World
Megapolis: The Ancient World

   2020    History
Engineering the Future
Engineering the Future

   2021    Technology
Fleetwood Mac Live in Boston
Fleetwood Mac Live in Boston

   2004    Art
KGB: The Sword and the Shield
KGB: The Sword and the Shield

   2018    History
Woody Allen A Documentary
Woody Allen A Documentary

   2011    History