Trailer | In Their Element: Earth, Air, Fire Water

For people whose existence is inseparable from their native land, the climate crisis is not a tale of the future; it’s the present. 

In Their Element: Earth, Air, Fire, Water is a four-part docuseries that spotlights Indigenous leaders who work to protect these elements that sustain life.

The first episode will premiere Tuesday, June 21st on YouTube:

Presented by Peril and Promise & Nexus Media News. 

Peril and Promise is a public media initiative from The WNET Group, reporting on the human stories of climate change and its solutions. You can learn more at

Major funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and Diana T. Vagelos with additional funding from The Marc Haas Foundation, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, and the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family.

Nexus Media News is an Emmy-nominated, nonprofit news service covering stories about climate change. You can learn more at