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Discover your role in changing the world with captivating films and thought-provoking series on WaterBear.

Always free. No ads.

WaterBear is an impact media platform that brings human stories and action together.

Combining a diverse array of award-winning content with solutions, WaterBear tells real stories that make a real impact, inviting everyone to discover what role they can play in making a difference.

Discover our global network of more than 100 NGO partners and join their communities directly through the platform, by taking action for the causes that you care about most.

Always free. No ads.

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How We Eat
How We Eat 29m
Rebels with Cause
Rebels with Cause 13m
SLAY1h 25m
The Black Mermaid
The Black Mermaid 9m
MILKED1h 29m
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Mobile & tablet

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Samsung TV+

Our founding partners

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

and over 100 brand & NGO partners

Environmental Photographer of the Year
Choose Love
Rob Stewart Foundation
Jack Wolfskin
Parley for the Oceans
Collective Fashion Justice
People's Planet Project
Oxfam International
Sea Trees a project by Sustainable Surf
One Earth
Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef
The Rainforest Alliance
World Animal Protection
One Tree Planted
Resilient Foundation
Justdiggit Foundation

Frequently asked questions

Is WaterBear a fully free streaming service?

Membership to the platform is and will always remain free. At WaterBear, we think being inspired by different stories and perspectives should be available to all. Therefore, we offer all of our films for free. No need to worry about a subscription starting automatically, because we don’t even ask for your bank details. Happy watching!

Why do I have to make an account?

We ask our members to make an account with their Google, Apple ID, Facebook or you can access with your email and make a new password. This enables you to save films that you might want to watch later and improve your user experience on our platform.

What happens to my data?

The data we collect from our members is solely used to provide you with the best experience of our services. With our contact information, we can keep you up to date on our latest films and series - in case you don't want to be kept in the loop you can opt out at any time. User data makes it easier for us to suggest other films you might like.

How can I submit an idea or suggestion for a documentary?

We love when our members suggest new content to us! For any content suggestions, please keep in touch with They will review your suggestion and get back to you as soon as possible. For any other queries, please contact

Are there subtitles available?

One of our priorities at WaterBear is to make sure our content is accessible to all. Hence we are working hard behind the scenes to offer subtitle tracks for all films in different languages. When available, you can find the subtitle icon on the bottom right corner next to the sound icon of a film or series you are watching. Bear with us as we keep improving your experience!