Life on Fire

A close up look at volcanoes and their effect on the environment around them.


  • Ash Runners

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

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

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

    Learn how volcanologists try to predict eruptions.
  • Icelandic Volcanoes

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

About Life on Fire

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.