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  • The New Flame show

    The New Flame

    Salvage operations rely on brains as well as brawn. Off the Gibraltar coast a salvage team uses high-tech equipment to device...

    (02:20)
  • Teaser show

    Teaser

    Take a closer look at one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.

    (00:29)
  • Dangerous Jobs: Marine Salvage Diver show

    Dangerous Jobs: Marine Salvage Diver

    Marine salvage is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Find out more as we speak to a real-life marine salvage diver.

    (03:15)
  • Earth Report 2009 show

    Earth Report 2009

    Scientific breakthroughs from 2008 will form the core of this year’s Earth Report. Young high-energy experts from around...

    (01:15)
  • Vertical Farm show

    Vertical Farm

    In 2008, innovative thinking for the city of the future gave birth to some exciting new ideas. The hot topic of the year: the...

    (04:55)
  • Food Shortages show

    Food Shortages

    Millions of the world’s poorest populations in 2008 suffered severe food shortages as crops failed and food prices spiked.

    (03:00)
  • Endangered Animals show

    Endangered Animals

    Hundreds of thousands of plants and animals worldwide are already threatened by over-hunting, deforestation and the...

    (05:00)
  • Artic Ice show

    Artic Ice

    Some feared that the arctic ice would retreat further than ever and lead to an 'ice free' north pole. The volume of ice did...

    (02:51)
  • Bikini Atoll show

    Bikini Atoll

    Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands was the site of 23 nuclear weapons tests by the United States. 50 years after the...

    (02:59)
  • Atlantic Hurricanes show

    Atlantic Hurricanes

    Research has found 90% of Atlantic hurricanes were preceded by lightning storms over the highlands of East Africa in Ethiopia....

    (03:00)
  • Myanmar Cyclone show

    Myanmar Cyclone

    May 2nd, 2008 Cyclone Nargis slammed the nation of Myanmar, killing nearly 130,000 people. Typhoon, cyclones, and hurricanes...

    (02:47)
  • Volcanic Eruptions show

    Volcanic Eruptions

    64 volcanoes erupted in 2008. One-tenth of the world's population lives in the shadow of an active volcano. The University of...

    (05:00)
  • China Earthquake show

    China Earthquake

    On May 12, 2008 a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck the Szechwan province of China. This was the worst natural disaster to hit...

    (03:00)
  • Expedition Antartica show

    Expedition Antartica

    In 2008 forty-five scientists and crew sets sail for Antarctica aboard research vessel Tangaroa.

    (00:31)
  • Green Grand Prix show

    Green Grand Prix

    Industrial scientists Richard and Jonny race four different green cars to see which lasts the longest with just £1 of fuel in...

    (03:18)
  • Green DIY Riding Radical Wave Power show

    Green DIY Riding Radical Wave Power

    Witness an extraordinary experiment as Richard and Jonny head for the beach to unleash the energy stored in a simple wave.

    (02:17)
  • Green DIY Energy-Cycle Illuminating Pedal-Power show

    Green DIY Energy-Cycle Illuminating Pedal-Power

    Exploring alternative energy, Richard and Jonny show how simple it is to make your own power supply - while burning off a few...

    (01:49)
  • The Great Green Design Challenge show

    The Great Green Design Challenge

    Our intrepid, inquisitive, industrial, scientists Richard and Jonny are testing the extremes of eco-friendly building...

    (04:07)
  • An Interview with Chris Barrie show

    An Interview with Chris Barrie

    Chris Barrie talks about his favourite machines, the hairy moments whilst filming this series and much more.

    (02:02)
  • Behind the Scenes show

    Behind the Scenes

    Go behind the scenes with Chris Barrie during the making of Britain's Greatest Machines.

    (03:29)