Guardians of Nature

Guardians of Nature is a thirteen-part National Geographic documentary series about people who are fighting to protect the Earth's most threatened ecosystems. In the most remote corners of the planet, deep under the sea and across ever-changing landscapes, people are fighting to protect the Earth's most threatened ecosystems. This means we must preserve nature here as it exists now in order for it to continue to provide us with its benefits. By increasing awareness and local involvement, they hope to demonstrate that we can live and work in harmony with our planet's most precious resources. They are the Guardians of the Nature.

Episode 01 - Greece

Episode 01 - Greece
Greece is a jewel of the Mediterranean area but it is fragile. It needs the efforts of scientists and nature lovers to keep the nature in shape.

Episode 02 - Guyana
Guyana is one of the world's finest reserves of biodiversity. Despite the passionate work of conservationists, the forest still suffers from poaching.

Episode 03 - Italy
Although very urbanised, Italy has succeeded in preserving its natural wealth. It is also planning to reintroduce a wild duck which nearly extinct.

Episode 04 - La Loire Atlantique
The Loire is France's wildest river. In this region, the oil slick of 1999 still haunts the people, and more new threats are arising.

Episode 05 - Le Mercantour
Le Mercantour, located in the South East of France,with a beautiful view of the Mediterranean Sea,is like the open roof laboratories of biodiversity.

Episode 06 - New Caledonia
New Caledonia, the third biggest island in the Pacific after New Zealand and Papua, has a very strong endemism, with a rate of nearly 75%.

Episode 07 - Norway
With its steep mountains, its fjords and icebergs, Norway has one of Europe's most impressive and dramatic sceneries.

Episode 08 - Poland
Poland has some of Europe's most remarkable natural features from the the ancient primal forest to the great Polish natural heritage.

Episode 09 - Sardinia
In Sardinia,as a result of insularity, several species such as the Sardinian donkey and the Fonni dog have evolved into unique specimens.

Episode 10 - Serbia-Montenegro
Serbia-Montenegro is along the lines of the Balkan Peninsula, full of contrasts. The vultures have grown from 9 couples to over 55 couples today.

Episode 11 - Spain
Andalusia's diversity of landscapes and natural resources make it an atypical laboratory for scientific research and milieu protection.

Episode 12 - The Pyrenees
The Pyrenees encompass several 3000m mountaintops. Bears, vultures and great tetras have adopted this territory as their habitat.

Episode 13 - Turkey
Turkey's thoughtfulness about its environmental conditions attracts rare visitors like the dolphins of Bosphore and the Caretta-Caretta tortoises.

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