BBC’s ‘Planet Earth III’ to feature the Philippines among other Asian countries
In the upcoming third installment of the BBC series “Planet Earth,” the Philippines’ breathtaking landscapes and biodiversity will be front and center in one of the episodes, alongside other locations across Asia.
Narrated by the iconic David Attenborough, “Planet Earth III” invites viewers on a mesmerizing journey into the world of the most incredible species and their awe-inspiring stories.
Scheduled on Oct. 29 at 8:00 p.m. on BBC Earth Asia, “Planet Earth III” is an eight-part documentary series filmed for more than five years, employing technology to capture footage from various terrains that include jungles, deserts, and the ocean.
The Philippines makes a noteworthy appearance as one of the show’s destinations. In Dauin, a municipality in Negros Oriental, viewers will have the opportunity to witness the frogfish, called “the reef’s most extraordinary hunter” according to BBC, in its natural habitat.
Additionally, the documentary showcases the fascinating Oriental pied hornbill in Gomantong and Sukau in Borneo as well as the intriguing archerfish in Raja Ampat, Indonesia.
“Planet Earth III” takes audiences on a thrilling adventure through several other Asian countries, including Vietnam, Maldives, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and India. The series not only celebrates the world’s extraordinary species but also underscores the pressing need to preserve and restore nature.
In the final episode, viewers will be introduced to dedicated individuals from around the world who have made it their life’s mission to protect wildlife and safeguard the Earth’s critical ecosystems.
With the changing face of our planet and the challenges that the natural world faces, their efforts to conserve and rehabilitate nature have become more critical than ever.
“Planet Earth III” is set to captivate audiences and emphasize the significance of biodiversity and conservation. As the world grapples with environmental changes, this series reminds us of the urgent need to protect and cherish the planet we call home.
Watch the trailer here: