Our Planet (2019) – Narrated by David Attenborough, this Emmy-winning, nature series offers an up-close look of animals in their natural habitats, whether it’s the ocean, the Siberian tundra, or a tropical rain forest. Each episode tells a story about a particular area on earth, and for every minute of the film, producers spent 10 days in the field to create it.
Night on Earth: Shot in the Dark (2020) – If you’ve ever wondered what kind of unseen creatures lurk in the dark, this series is for you. In “Night on Earth: Shot in the Dark,” camera crews climbed, dove, and froze to capture the animals and insects that thrive during evening hours when the rest of the world is fast asleep.
Oceans (2010) – Although released a decade ago, don’t leave “Oceans” off your list. This nature documentary examines the integral role that water plays in human existence. The water-themed film explores our planet’s five oceans and the animals and creatures that reside in them.
Chasing Coral (2017) – Shot over the course of three years, “Chasing Coral” features 500+ hours of underwater footage depicting the devastating effects of coral bleaching on these large structures that are home to precious marine life.
A Plastic Ocean (2016) – When a sea-loving journalist discovered the reality of our oceans being polluted with tons of plastic, he set out to make a difference. Craig Leeson, professional diver Tanra Streeter, and a team of scientists traveled to more than 20 locations over a four-year period to explore the consequences of plastic pollution on marine life, agriculture, and more.
See the rest of the list at Prevention.
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