Jellyfish Rule!
No brains, no backbone, no problem! 600 million years ago jellyfish ruled the oceans. Now these mysterious and magnificent creatures may be taking over the oceans once again. Only this time, they’re doing it with our help.
Thursday, April 2 at 8 PM
Jellyfish Hotspots Around the World
Are jellyfish coming to a place near you soon? See jellyfish population changes on an interactive map.
Franklin’s Lost Ships
Last summer, 170 years after it left England, one of Sir John Franklin’s lost ships, HMS Erebus, was found in the Canadian Arctic. Our cameras were on board to witness this extraordinary underwater
Thursday, April 9 at 8 PM
The Great Human Odyssey
Getting to bird island. A scene that was two years in the making. It wasn't your average egg hunt.

Recent Episodes

One Ocean: Birth of an Ocean

One Ocean: Birth of an Ocean

Explore the ocean's tumultuous history and how the ocean transformed the earth into the livable, blue planet it is today. Watch Full Episode

Spirit Bear Family

Spirit Bear Family

Canada’s top nature documentarians spend a season with the fabled Spirit Bear of BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, capturing a mother spirit bear and her cubs. Watch Full Episode

SongbirdSOS

SongbirdSOS

'It seems inconceivable that we have lost almost half the songbirds that filled our skies only 40 years ago. SongbirdSOS takes a journey with the birds to discover why this is happening and what we can do about it. Watch Full Episode

Behind the Lens Blog

Islands of the Spirit Bear

Islands of the Spirit Bear

Watch an excerpt from top nature documentarians, the Turners, first film about spirit bears.

It’s A Wrap

It’s A Wrap

Some thoughts on beginnings and endings, for chimps and humans.

Could Sloth Fur Hold The Key to a New Wonder Drug?

Could Sloth Fur Hold The Key to a New Wonder Drug?

Named after the vice of laziness and ineptitude, sloths could hold the key to our post-antibiotic future.

Chimps 1, Filmmakers 0

Chimps 1, Filmmakers 0

The curious chimps at Chimp Haven quickly discover and disable Go-pro cameras meant to give the audience a unique perspective of their life.

Wild Canada

Wild Canada


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