There are still some natural paradises around the world where locals are developing increasing numbers of projects to defend their heritage. These little-known places are home to some exceptional and carefully preserved natural riches.
Directed by Jean-Yves Cauchard
Far from the usual images of mass tourism, we head off to meet the guardians of this natural paradise who are preserving sanctuaries for the indigenous flora and fauna.
Directed by Pascal Vasselin
Chilean Patagonia offers an exceptional landscape of mountains, glaciers, rivers and forests. In the middle of this Garden of Eden, its guardians along with modern explorers work hard to preserve this land.
Directed by Philippe Prigent
An invitation to travel at the rhythm of the undulating sand dunes of the Moroccan desert to admire the huge landscapes that appear fixed for all eternity, fashioned by the whims of the wind.
Directed by Martin Blanchard
Palau comprises a succession of some 200 islands, including the famous Rock Island that can be explored by kayak. But Palau is also one of the best destinations for scuba diving the world has to offer.
Directed by Jean Froment
Three sites, Île du Nord, Cousin and Aldabra. In these exceptional locations, NGOs and nature lovers work daily to protect their insular ecosystems and reintroduce threatened species.
Directed by Denis Bertrand
More than a third of Costa Rican territory is protected. It is a veritable paradise for numerous animal and plant species.
Directed by Gil Kébaïli
Unlike its volcanic neighbors, New Caledonia is a fragment of the old continent that drifted away some 150 million years ago. Its incredible flora and fauna have evolved in this unique natural vacuum.
Directed by Rémy Burkel
Forming the link between India and Africa, Oman is a mountainous land surrounded by sand and water. The third biggest country on the Arabian Peninsula, it is, thanks to its many defenders, a natural paradise
Directed by Olivier Lamour
The Indonesian province of West Papua occupies the western half of the island of New Guinea. It is still inhabited by primitive tribes who live in some of the most unspoilt rainforest in the world.
Directed by Laurent Chalet
Separated from the Australian mainland by the Bass Strait, Tasmania is a land in its own right. A carefully preserved natural heritage, it is a paradise for ramblers and nature lovers alike.
In coproduction with ARTE G.E.I.E
With the participation of Ushuaïa TV
Distributed by ZED