It's Earth Day and to mark the occasion we've put together a watchlist of wildlife documentaries that celebrate the natural world and remind us why it's so critical that we protect it. So grab some popcorn and settle in with a line-up of wildlife docs to keep you entertained and informed about the world's threatened species.

Trouble in Lemur Land

‘Trouble in Lemur Land’ follows two men – an American primatologist and a Malagasy conservationist – on their quest to protect Madagascar's endangered silky sifakas, at the same time providing a glimpse into the life of this extraordinarily beautiful and graceful animal.

Airing free from 5pm BST on Earth Touch TV


Nature is both beautiful and brutal, a contrast that comes to the fore in dramatic fashion every year during East Africa's wildebeest migration. 'Wildebeest: Born to Run' chronicles the journey of a calf named Neo who must navigate through predator-rich savannahs and waterways on a quest to new grazing grounds.

Airing free at 6pm BST on Earth Touch TV

life in the blue

In a 10-metre deep band of water, just below the surface of the ocean, a world of wonder awaits. Many species use this section of water to migrate and hunt while others have developed ingenious ways to stay hidden where there appears to be no shelter. 

Airing free at 7pm BST on Earth Touch TV


This Earth Day celebrate the enduring beauty of our epic oceans as we explore three different marine environments and highlights the challenges faced by a variety of species as they battle to survive in a changing world.

Airing free from 8pm BST on Earth Touch TV