Equator From The Air

July 2020

Season 1 Episode 4 - South East Asia

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The equator is home to a remarkable range of ecosystems and species. But world-leading cameraman Gordon Buchanan knows there’s another story to tell. The region between the tropics is home to 40 percent of the world’s population. It’s rich in resources, and the perfect place to grow cash crops on a grand scale. As a result...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Pacific

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Crossing the Pacific, Gordon discovers how a view from above is helping protect hammerhead sharks and giant tortoises, and what it could reveal about the future of our coral reefs.

Season 1 Episode 2 - South America

Expired 4.0 2 x
Gordon Buchanan continues his journey around the equator, witnessing the fight to preserve the Amazon rainforest. In Brazil, he joins an aerial police patrol hunting for illegal loggers, while a local tribe map their territory from the air in a bid to prevent its destruction. Crossing the Andes, Gordon sees how eyes in the...

Season 1 Episode 1 - Africa

Expired 4.0 12 x
In Africa, Gordon takes to the skies to see how a growing human population is affecting wildlife, from flamingos and elephants in Kenya, to humpback whales off the coast of Gabon.