Nature never stops to fascinate us. Netflix is the same. With some of the most stunning views of nature and animals, Netflix’s nature documentaries are truly mesmerizing. Here are some of the best documentaries to watch on Netflix right now.
This eight-part series about life on Earth took producers 3500 days to make. No wonder why this epic documentary went on to win the Emmy award. The high-definition nature film takes us to places on the earth where life is thriving and spots that are deeply struggling due to climate changes. It gets even better. The producers had to spend 10 days in the field to create the final minute of the film
Night on Earth: Shot in the Dark
Earth has a whole different look during the dark with plenty of unseen creatures lurking in the dark. Night on Earth: Shot in the Dark takes us through the unseen world of animals and insects that thrive in the darkness of the nights. From oceans to mountains, all landscapes are explored with some brilliant groundbreaking footage.
Oceans built the most percentage of Earth. They are huge in volume and are mostly unexplored. This water-themed documentary explores the five vast oceans of the planet and the creatures residing in them. With breathtaking shots, this is your chance to explore the vast unknown world that we have never experienced.
Like most of the documentaries, this one also took a long three years to complete shooting. With more than 500 hours of underwater footage, the movie explores the tragic effect of coral bleaching and how it impacts the oceanic ecosystem. The documentary was made with the help of more than 500 people across more than 30 countries.
A Plastic Ocean
We all know that our oceans are getting filled with tons and tons of plastic wastes. Craig Lesson, a sea-loving journalist took up the task to make a difference. With the help of professional diver Tanra Streeter and a team of scientists, they are on a mission to take action and show the world the real truth and impact of plastic on nature.
Presenting the life and work of oceanographer, marine biologist, and environmentalist Sylvia Earle, this documentary portrays her mission to protect the earth’s oceans from pollution, overfishing, and other climate changes. The docufilm went on to win the 2015 news and documentary Emmy Award for outstanding editing.
Kiss the Ground
Earth’s topsoil is being depleted. Without it and the nourishing nutrients required to sustain life, cultivating food for the living being will become more and more difficult. Now, it is up to activists, scientists, farmers, and politicians to stand up and adopt regenerative agriculture to save the topsoil.
The Ivory Game
Ivory is one of the many prized possessions by many hunters and middle-class Chinese individuals. No wonder it is called white gold. In the name of this status symbol, many elephants are being slaughtered in Africa and Asia. It took more than 16 months for film makes to go undercover and document the deep-rooted corruption behind the global ivory crisis.
Dancing with the Birds
Directed by Huw Cordey and narrated by Stephen Fry, Dancing with the Birds is about exotic birds and their mating rituals. Different birds have different methods of finding a mate. Some dance, some sing, and others create bowers with some beautiful decorations. Watch these birds in paradise flaunt their best moves.
David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet
Beloved broadcaster and natural historian David Attenborough is known for a lifetime of exploring the vibrant wonders of nature. At his 93rd age, Attenborough recollects the defining moments of his illustrious career with nature. The documentary is a first-hand account of humanity’s impact on nature.
Borders are for humans. For migratory birds, there are no birds and they are uniting birdwatchers from both sides of the US and Mexico border each year. These birders observe, record, monitor, and fight for the rights of their rare and wonderful species.