Manufacturing the Wild
For generations, we've tried to preserve wilderness, and the amazing creatures that live there. But what if we could make new wilderness? Even new wild creatures? What if we could bring back the wild of the ancient past? A radical new movement called Rewilding aims to do just that.
Thursday, November 26 at 8 PM
Transforming Gender
The era of transgender enfranchisement is upon us. Through personal stories we pull back the curtain on what it means to be — fundamentally and in your deepest core — in conflict with the gender you were assigned at birth.
Thursday, November 26 at 9 PM
Peace Officer
A SWAT team killed former Sheriff William Lawrence’s son-in-law. The very same SWAT team that Lawrence established in Utah thirty years earlier. Now he’s making it his mission to change a system he believes is deeply flawed.
Sunday, November 29 at 10 PM ET/PT
The latest science that suggests there is a narrow window for optimally "seeding and feeding" a baby's microbiome — the trillions of bacteria that inhabit our bodies — and missing it could have lifelong consequences.
Thursday, December 3 at 9 PM

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In Nature: Here’s What Not To Do

Sometimes it really does only take one person to destroy a habitat or put wild animals at risk.

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Inspiring Parents of Transgendered Children

Meet some inspiring parents who have made it loud and clear that they love and support their transgender children for who they are, and that embracing individuality can pave the way for wider acceptance.

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Puffins: Secrets of the Burrow

Researchers in Newfoundland use cameras to watch as puffins raise pufflings deep inside their burrows.

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Oka 101

Mohawk filmmaker Sonia Bonspille Boileau takes us on a short walk through the events of summer 1990 from her perspective.

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Top Spots: Rewilding Around the World

Take a look at five - very different - spots where we've intervened to help nature make a comeback.

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Wild Canadian Year

A later summer snowstorm at Banff National Park thwarts plans to film an adorable little creature — the pika.

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