Equator from the Air episode 4 – SE Asia: Gordon Buchanan completes his equatorial journey in south east Asia, where booming economies put increasing pressure on the natural world. Flying over Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, Gordon discovers this mega-city is sinking. In Sumatra, drones help to manage a dangerous conflict between elephants and farmers. In Borneo, which has lost […]
Equator from the Air episode 3 – Pacific: Continuing his equatorial journey, Gordon Buchanan crosses the Pacific. This rich source of life is under pressure from rising temperatures, pollution and overfishing. In the Galapagos Islands, Gordon sees how drones are helping protect baby hammerhead sharks, and the iconic giant tortoise. On the other side of the Pacific, an
Equator from the Air episode 2 – South America: Gordon Buchanan continues his journey around the equator, witnessing the fight to preserve the Amazon rainforest. In Brazil, he joins an aerial police patrol hunting for illegal loggers, while a local tribe map their territory from the air in a bid to prevent its destruction. Crossing the Andes, Gordon
Equator with Simon Reeve episode 3: Simon Reeve concludes his amazing 25,000 mile journey around the Equator by traveling across Latin America. The last stretch of his journey begins in the Galapagos Islands, where Simon comes face-to-face with some of the most beautiful and unique wildlife on the planet. He then climbs to the top of an active
Equator with Simon Reeve episode 2: He travels across Indonesia, where he encounters paradise islands undiscovered by tourists and an environment under threat. In Sumatra and Borneo he meets orangutans and gets adopted by head hunters. This part of his journey ends on the island of Sulawesi, where he takes to the water with the Bajo sea gypsies.
Equator with Simon Reeve episode 1: Simon Reeve journeys 25,000 miles, trekking through rainforests, climbing active volcanoes and travelling through war zones on his way around the equator. He catches malaria in Gabon and struggles on through the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo, goes rafting on the source of the Nile and witnesses a bullfight in Kenya. His