More than half the world lives in urban environments, but some people are reaching back to the land and carving out lives in the wilderness.
For many living creatures, including humans, eyes are an integral survival tool. Learn how eyes have also inspired incredible emerging technology.
Today, ISIS controls over a third of Iraq. The Kurds and their underdog army defend their home against the world’s most feared and ruthless threat.
Death is as fundamental to life as gravity, sex, or breathing. We may not like to think about it, but death makes life on earth possible. Today, our attitude towards death is changing. And the choice we make for ourselves after death has become yet another way to express our individuality. In this episode of Explorer, meet the people who choose to live with death every day and want you to face your own mortality head on.
A team of elite climbers must each confront their personal demons on a 150-mile journey from the sweltering jungle to a remote peak in Myanmar.
Explorer investigates an illicit pipeline of ancient Syrian treasures that have been plundered by Islamic State militants and sold in private markets.
Exploitation threatens to destroy Africa’s oldest national park, Virunga, home to some of the world’s most incredible creatures.