How to watch 'The Green Planet' online anywhere in the world

Sir David Attenborough, host of 'The Green Planet'. - How to watch 'The Green Planet' online.
Sir David Attenborough switches the focus over to flora in his latest BBC documentary series. (Image credit: BBC/ Sam Barker)

Here's how to watch The Green Planet online from anywhere in the world.

The Green Planet, which has been critically acclaimed, is Sir David Attenborough's latest study of the natural world. This time, the veteran broadcaster is delving into the wonderful world of plants, as he believes "we don't engage with plants enough."

Each episode looks at a particular habitat and documents the difficulties that their corresponding plants face in their daily fight to survive. The first episode, Tropical Worlds, focused on rainforest flora, and the remaining four—Water Worlds, Seasonal Worlds, Desert Worlds, and Human Worlds—brought us up close and personal with plenty more plants challenging habitats from around the world.

The production company traveled to 27 different countries around the world and employed cutting-edge technology to capture breathtaking footage of the natural world. 

Here's how to watch The Green Planet online from anywhere in the world so you can learn more about the fascinating plants that share the Earth with us. 

How to watch 'The Green Planet' online in the UK

The Green Planet premiered on BBC1 on Sunday, Jan. 9 at 7 pm, and all episodes of the series have now aired in the UK.

Uk readers can find every episode of The Green Planet available to stream on-demand on BBC iPlayer, alongside other recent shows fronted by Sir David Attenborough such as Attenborough's Wonder of Song and Attenborough and the Mammoth Graveyard.

How to watch 'The Green Planet' online anywhere in the world

There is a handy way to watch The Green Planet online from wherever you are in the world, and it's called a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

A VPN lets you get around the usual digital barriers by changing your IP address, meaning you can watch your favorite TV shows even if you’re away from home.

Our favorite is ExpressVPN, which lets you change your IP address on whichever device you want to watch your new favorite TV show on.

From laptops to Smart TVs, Amazon Fire Sticks, games consoles, and even mobile phones, you can change the address to make your device think it is in a different location to enable you to watch the things you love around the world.

ExpressVPN is one of the best VPNs out there. Not only because it is straightforward and easy to use, but it also has great security and, best of all, it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

ExpressVPN is the No.1-rated VPN in the world right now. You can try it out for a month without paying a single penny, and if you sign up for an annual plan you can get 3 months' access absolutely free!


ExpressVPN is one of the easiest and affordable ways to watch what you want from anywhere you want to watch it. Plus it'll help keep your network traffic away from any prying eyes on public networks.

And it's a great way to watch The Green Planet online via your usual method from anywhere in the world.

How to watch 'The Green Planet' online in the US

The Green Planet will be coming to PBS over in the US, but we do not currently have a release date for the show just yet. 

Martin Shore
Staff Writer at

Martin was a Staff Writer with, where he produced a variety of articles focused on the latest and greatest films and TV shows. Now he works for our sister site Tom's Guide in the same role.

Some of his favorite shows are What We Do In The Shadows, Bridgerton, Gangs of London, The Witcher, Doctor Who, and Ghosts. When he’s not watching TV or at the movies, Martin’s probably still in front of a screen playing the latest video games, reading, or watching the NFL.