EXPLORE: PATAGONIA TO THE PAMPAS (BBC2, 25th January 2009) - In January 2009, BBC2's new series EXPLORE featured Mike Bingham's work in Argentina, and his fight to halt the starvation of penguins in the Falkland Islands. The programme shows Mike working with penguins in Argentina, and at home discussing the starvation of Falklands penguins, and the circumstances surrounding his Supreme Court victory against the Falklands government for Human Rights Abuse following their attempts to silence his work.
PARAMOUNT PICTURES WILD THINGS: ROCK ON PENGUINS (2000): The first of three documentaries following Mike Bingham's research in the Falkland Islands, shown on Animal Planet in 2000. This episode follows Mike as he conducts his annual counts of Falklands penguins. Along the way we meet a friendly fur seal, skuas stealing eggs, and no less than four different types of penguins.
PARAMOUNT PICTURES WILD THINGS: WIND BENEATH THEIR WINGS: The last of three documentaries following Mike Bingham's research in the Falkland Islands, shown on Animal Planet in 2000. This episode follows Mike's albatross studies in the Falkland Islands. The majority of the world population of Black-browed Albatross breed in the Falklands, and Mike studies population trends, breeding success and adult survival rates to ensure the population remains healthy.
PARAMOUNT PICTURES WILD THINGS: LITTLE KINGS (2000) - The second of three documentaries following Mike Bingham's research in the Falkland Islands, shown on Animal Planet in 2000. This episode features Mike Bingham's work on King Penguins. These extraordinary birds are certainly not camera shy, and are soon gathered around us to see what's going on. Whilst Mike conducts his population counts and records mating behaviour, the chicks are preparing for their transformation into adulthood.
FEUERLAND (MARE TV, February 2006) - Mare TV from Germany follows Mike Bingham as he conducts his penguin research on Magdalena Island in Chile, and discusses the penguin adoption programme, which now has lots of supporters in Germany.
TV documentary about our work in Spanish
The documentaries above are not the first time that our work has featured in the International media. The extraordinary accounts of how the Environmental Research Unit came to be established were reported in the British press, and can be viewed by clicking on the link below.
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