Nature Documentaries

Anatomy of the Sun

Have you ever wondered what makes up the sun? Is it solid? Is it a liquid? Is it a gas? With a diameter of more than 100 times that of the Earth and a surface temperature of five thousand degrees Celcius, one can safely conclude that the sun is very big and very hot.

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The Last Silverback Mountain Gorillas

720 of the world’s last silverback mountain gorillas are fighting desperately for their survival. Filmed in the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo, this documentary shows how the future existence of the majestic beings depends on this sole patch of land in the mountains, surrounded by a sea of humans.

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Two Hearts – India

DocumentaryStorm.com brings you another in our extremely popular conjoined twins series.   This time, we look at Stuti and Aradhana: two twins from India who are extremely poor.

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The Twins Who Share a Body

Meet Abigail and Brittany Hensel, the twins who share a body. They come as a package deal, so you better get along with both of them.

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anOther Story Of Progress

anOther Story Of Progress is a Do-It-Yourself documentary based on the anarcho-primitivist idea that humanity took a wrong turn with domestication and agriculture, leading to the chaotic situation of today with rampant environmental destruction and suffering.

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Between Sky and Ocean

Between Sky and Ocean’ an independent documentary film, captures a series of unreported stories from the Kiritimati (Christmas) Island, which is located in the Central Pacific Ocean.

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Dogs Decoded

PBS NOVA brings us DOGS DECODED: a documentary for dog lovers from around the world. Did you know that there are more pet dogs in the world than there are babies?

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Surviving Alone in Alaska

Have you ever wondered if you would survive in the wilderness, on your wits, alone? Heimo Korth did. Now, he’s the last man standing in an Alaskan wilderness. 

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I Lost My Job

I Lost My Job looks at how technology makes some jobs obsolete (travel agents, operators) and creates new jobs. Are you someone who has benefited or seen their job taken from them and placed in cold, metallic hands?

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Taboo: Mating

What would you do for love? Would you write a poem for your beloved? Would you drink blood for your beloved? 

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Cosmic Journeys: Birth of the Moon

Cosmic Journeys has released the latest in their very popular science series. BIRTH OF THE MOON tells the story of how Earth’s moon came to be.

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A Killer Whale Called Luna

A Killer Whale Called Luna, alternatively titled “Saving Luna” and “The Whale,” is the emotional story of one young killer whale’s quest for companionship after he was separated from his family.

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And Man Created Dog

While its fearsome ancestor, the wolf, was created by natural selection-it is man that created the dog. This film explores the greatest inter-species friendship on Earth over the course of 40,000 years.

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Why Birds Sing

Inspired by musician and eco-philosopher David Rothenberg’s book of the same title, this documentary explores the intriguing, charming, complex and often conflicting theories on why birds sing like they do and why humans are so attracted to the sound.

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Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia

If it weren’t for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs.

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The Majestic Plastic Bag

The Majestic Plastic Bag is a mockumentary that hammers home the stark reality of California’s plastic bag pollution situation. The journey begins in the open plains of the asphalt jungle.

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Ape Genius

At a research site in Fongoli, Senegal, a female chimpanzee breaks off a branch, chews the end to make it sharp, and then uses this rudimentary spear to skewer a tasty bush baby hiding inside a hollow tree.

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Why Reading Matters

Science writer Rita Carter tells the story of how modern neuroscience has revealed that reading, something most of us take for granted, unlocks remarkable powers.

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My Life as a Turkey

Biologist Joe Hutto was mother to the strangest family in the world, thirteen endangered wild turkeys that he raised from egg to the day they left home.

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Stress, Portrait of a Killer

The stress response: in the beginning it saved our lives, making us run from predators and enabling us to take down prey.

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The Incredible Journey Of The Butterflies

Orange-and-black wings fill the sky as NOVA charts one of natures most remarkable phenomena: the epic migration of monarch butterflies across North America.

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Winged Migration

This documentary follows several species of migratory birds over a four year filming period. These birds travel several hundreds if not thousands of miles toward the equator in the autumn, and make the return journey to their higher latitude summer homes in the spring, always taking the same route, using the natural compasses of the universe, the stars, to find their way.

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The Song of the Earth

Some birds make sounds that are musical to our ears. Consider the skylark, whose melodious sounds we label as song. So it’s quite natural to wonder whether there is a connection between animal sounds and the music that humans create.

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Know Your Mushrooms

Know Your Mushrooms follows uber myco visionaries Gary Lincoff and Larry Evans (two of the more expert and unforgettably mercurial characters in the community) as they lead us on a hunt for the wild mushroom and the deeper cultural experiences attached to the mysterious fungi.

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