Season 1

The Life on Fire series offers a close up look at volcanoes, providing viewers with a never seen before look at their effect on the environment around them. Each episode paints survival stories around different volcanoes. From the dark abyss to pristine snow-capped peaks, spectacular scenery provides the backdrop for the extraordinary animals and plants that have learned to juggle with fire.

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Life on Fire

Pioneers of the Deep

See how species have learned to cope with conditions in the Tongan archipelago.

Pioneers of the Deep

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Life on Fire

Ash Runners

Learn how animals on New-Britain have learned to live with the Earth’s moods.

Ash Runners

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Life on Fire

Phoenix Temple

Witness nature’s struggles to conquer ash and lava before a volcano's next eruption.

Phoenix Temple

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Life on Fire

The Surprise Salmon

What happened to salmon forced from their natal river into the open ocean?

The Surprise Salmon

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Life on Fire

Volcano Doctors

Learn how volcanologists try to predict eruptions.

Volcano Doctors

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Life on Fire

Icelandic Volcanoes

Learn which Icelandic volcano may awaken next and what the consequences could be.

Icelandic Volcanoes