April 22 is Earth Day, and despite the UK being under lockdown, making many of us unable to get outside, there are ways to celebrate from inside your home. Now is a better time than ever to watch all of those wildlife and nature documentaries you've had added to your Netflix list for months. I've picked out seven documentaries to watch for Earth Day on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, and YouTube.
It's worth noting that Earth Day will be a slightly different affair this year, due to the global pandemic. The COVID-19 crisis is a global disaster which has resulted in the deaths of thousands of people. The resulting lockdowns in force in countries around the world have caused a dip in air pollution across China, Europe, and the U.S., and the carbon emission levels from burning fossil fuels has dropped by 5% this year. While a pandemic can hardly have any positive outcomes, it may encourage people to think more about the need to protect our planet, its people, and its wildlife. With these small glimmers of hope for our world, comes the realisation that we still have a big challenge ahead of us. These documentaries will help