Commemorate Earth Day and satisfy your wanderlust with these awe-inspiritng titles available on Disney+!
Commemorated annually on 22 Apr, Earth Day spotlights the various environmental problems we are facing. There are many ways you can celebrate Earth Day.
You can also celebrate our beautiful planet on Earth Day with this list of Disney+ titles where you can learn to appreciate our planet a little more - all from the comfort of your own home.
1. 22 vs Earth
In the adorable prequel to the Oscar-winning Disney and Pixar film Soul, 22 vs Earth imparts a poignant message to us Earthlings to appreciate the small things that send a spark in our lives such as enjoying the breeze which 22 (voiced by Tina Fey) was missing. All in time for Earth Day as we can reflect and revel in gratuity to enjoy all that mother nature offers.
2. Limitless with Chris Hemsworth
Explore the visual spectacle of the terrains on our planet in the National Geographic original series, by Academy-Award winning Darren Aronofsky (“Black Swan”) and Chris’ own production company Protozoa Pictures. Despite being in peak superhero-condition, Chris is on a personal mission to learn how to stay young, healthy and strong - an attitude we can adopt to protect mother nature. From subzero waters to leg wobbling towering heights, Chris scours the world for limits he can defy by undergoing a series of epic trials and extraordinary challenges. Be inspired by this series of tremendous proportions, and rewrite your own rules in staying tenacious.
Limitless with Chris Hemsworth will premiere soon on Disney+.
3. The Biggest Little Farm: The Return
This Disney+ Earth Day special from National Geographic, is based on the 2018 award-winning feature documentary film that tells the story of John and Molly Chester, who abandon their urban life in Los Angeles to grow delicious food in harmony with nature in Ventura County. Follow them as they transform their land into Apricot Lane Farms, a beautiful and complex world that reflects our planet’s biodiversity, and observe in awe of how theys utilize the interconnectedness of nature to help build soil health, maximize biodiversity, and regeneratively grow the most nutrient-dense food possible.
Stream The Biggest Little Farm from Apr 22, exclusively on Disney+.
4. Polar Bear
Narrated by two-time Academy Award nominee Catherine Keener (“Capote,” “Being John Malkovich”) and helmed by a directing team behind Disneynature’s “Penguins” this Disney nature special tells the story of a polar bear whose youthful memories prepare her to navigate motherhood in an increasingly challenging climate today. Learn about how the harsh challenges polar bears face in current times can be mitigated through our contributions to the environment!
Stream Polar Bear from Apr 22, exclusively on Disney+.
5. Explorer: The Last Tepui
In this one-hour National Geographic special, follow elite climbers Alex Honnold (“Free Solo”), Mark Synnott on a grueling mission deep in the Amazon jungle up a 1000 foot sheer cliff to deliver legendary biologist and National Geographic Explorer Dr Bruce Means to the top of a massive “island in the sky” known as a tepui. The team must first trek miles of treacherous jungle terrain to help Dr. Means complete his life’s work, searching the cliff wall for undiscovered animal species. This Earth Day, learn why the tepuis – much like the Galapagos – are a treasure trove of biodiversity worth protecting.
Stream Explorer:The Last Tepui from Apr 22, exclusively on Disney+.
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