Europe's New Wild

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Europe's New Wild

Synopsis

Europe's New Wild is the inspiring story of the wild rebirth of a continent. Across six episodes, the series reveals the spectacular resurgence of nature across Europe's most varied and breathtaking landscapes. From the Arctic Circle to rich river wetlands, from deep forest to rugged mountain peaks, witness Europe's most iconic wildlife thrive and flourish in the most unexpected places.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Return of The Titans

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    In the Carpathian mountains and other wildlife strongholds, nature is being given a helping hand. The reintroduction of European Bison and the spread of the Grey wolf across the continent signal a wildlife comeback which is benefiting not only other animals but humans as well.

  • The Missing Lynx

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    Across Iberia, food chains and ecosystems are being restored allowing endangered animals, including the rarest cat in the world, to flourish.

  • Saving Europe's Bears

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    In Italy and Croatia, efforts to save a rare species of bear are helping many other animals to thrive and landscapes to flourish.

  • Europe's Amazon

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    The Danube River carves its way eastwards from the Black Forest in Germany, three thousand kilometres to the black sea in the East, where it splits into hundreds of braided channels running across 1600 square miles of the Danube Delta. The river feeds a diversity of habitats, home to over 300 spectacular wetland birds, over 40 mammals, and hundreds of amphibians, fish and insects.

  • The Scavenger's Return

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    In Bulgaria's Rhodopes Mountains, a wildlife revival is underway. As prey animals return and reshape the land, so do predators. But to fully reforge the circle of life, it's vultures that hold the key.

  • Land of Snow And Ice

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    Sami reindeer herders and modern conservationists are teaming up in a bid to save one of Europe's wildest frontiers. Through ice and snow, the link between man and wild is being reforged.