Every Fall Thousands of Northern Gannets Return to This Crowded Rock Ledge in Newfoundland
Cape St. Mary’s is one of the only places in the world you don’t have to take a boat to see these seabirds. Every year, it’s home to one of the largest gannet breeding colonies in North America.
Tackling the Cold: Secrets from the Animal World
Strategies animals use to outlast the deep freeze every winter.
Canada’s Boreal Forest Is A Thriving Social Community of Trees That Work Together
Trees live in rich social communities where they join forces to take care of each other, work with other species, and wage fierce wars against their enemies; they can even create their own weather.
Jumbo: The Life Of An Elephant Superstar
Forgotten bones of Jumbo the elephant help scientists crack unsolved mysteries surrounding the world’s first animal superstar.
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What Trees Talk About

What Trees Talk About

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Secrets from the Ice

Secrets from the Ice

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Into the Fire

Into the Fire

Nature created it. Humans harnessed it. And now, as climate change helps light a flame to our forests, scientists are desperately trying to understand it. Watch Full Episode

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Five Holiday Health Tips From The Nature of Things

Five Holiday Health Tips From The Nature of Things

From sleep to vitamins to food, here’s how to stay healthy during the holiday season.

New Research Shows That Elephants And Other Animals Can Suffer From PTSD

New Research Shows That Elephants And Other Animals Can Suffer From PTSD

A century ago, elephant superstar Jumbo suffered from night rages. Science is now suggesting that the traumatic experiences of his capture and life in captivity caused PTSD.

Documentary Team Helps Solve Mysteries Surrounding Jumbo The Elephant’s Life and Death

Documentary Team Helps Solve Mysteries Surrounding Jumbo The Elephant’s Life and Death

Jumbo’s skeleton was taken out of storage and examined by a team of international scientists.

Tackling the Cold: Secrets from the Animal World

Tackling the Cold: Secrets from the Animal World

Strategies animals use to outlast the deep freeze every winter.

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