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Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers

Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers

Animal Planet 2018

Jeremy Wade examines and explores some of the planet's largest waterways to understand how exploitation and pollution are contributing to the destruction of rivers that were once the lifeblood of communities.

Warning: the following content contains spoilers!


The 10 Best Episodes of Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers

Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers - S1E4

#1 - The Danube (Season 1 - Episode 4)

The Danube's scenic route through ten European countries has made it a tourist magnet. But poachers, invasive species and engineering projects have made it one of the most endangered rivers on Earth. Jeremy Wade investigates what can be done to save it.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 31 votes.

Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers - S1E6

#2 - The Zambezi (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Wild and unnavigable, Africa's Zambezi boasts the world's mightiest waterfall, heart-pounding rapids and man-eating crocs. From the upper reaches in Zambia to the delta in Mozambique, Jeremy investigates the threats to this mighty river.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 29 votes.

Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers - S1E5

#3 - The Amazon (Season 1 - Episode 5)

The Amazon is the mightiest of all the rivers, but it is also under immense pressure. Jeremy Wade traces the epic migration of the dorado catfish and discovers the issues putting this great river at risk from leaking pipelines to impassable dams.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 25 votes.

Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers - S1E1

#4 - The Ganges (Season 1 - Episode 1)

India's mighty Ganges, a river revered by a billion Hindus as a living goddess, is in trouble. Jeremy Wade is on a 1,500-mile mission to investigate the problems first hand and discover what is being done to save this holy river.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 48 votes.

Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers - S1E2

#5 - The Yangtze (Season 1 - Episode 2)

China's Yangtze River is threatened by over-fishing, industrial pollution and the loss of iconic monster fish. Jeremy Wade journeys upstream to find out if there are any fish left, and meets the heroes fighting for the future of the river.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 34 votes.

Jeremy Wade's Mighty Rivers - S1E3

#6 - The Mississippi (Season 1 - Episode 3)

The Mighty Mississippi is threatened on several fronts - from alien invaders pushing out iconic native fish, to vast blooms of green algae strangling life from the river. Jeremy Wade meets scientists, fishermen and leaders fighting to save the river.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 33 votes.

Last updated: jan 06, 2023


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