Netflix's best environmental TV shows and documentaries will make want to hug a tree, clean up the oceans, and fight for those animals on the endangered species list. These offerings include familiar names in science like Bill Nye, along with other perhaps less famous scientists like marine biologist and oceanographer Sylvia Earle who may inspire you to become an environmental activist.
Now, not all of these shows and movies are easy to watch. Seriously, that walrus scene in Netflix's Our Planet is going to wreck you; as is the no holds bar documentary about big-game hunters. Tiger King this doc definitely ain't. Don't worry, this list also includes soothing palate cleansers like Absurd! Planet, which introduces us to the quirkiest of animals