In the Jungle with the Gorillas

By Bryn Hughes, producer for The Gorilla Doctors

Producer Byrn Hughes describes her 'once in a lifetime' experience filming wild mountain gorillas in their natural habitat.

Are Songbirds Disappearing?

By CBC Docs

Bird population studies show that we've lost almost 50% of the songbirds that filled the skies only forty years ago. Experts are in a race to understand why.

Monsoon: Opening at TIFF

Award-winning director Sturla Gunnarsson's documentary "Monsoon" debuts at the Toronto Film Festival on September 7.

Identical Twins, Identical Cause

By Leora Eisen

Popular cancer awareness advocate and identical twin Kris Hallenga urges public education about breast cancer.

Lyme Disease: Spreading across Canada

It's official. A recent study confirmed that the tick that spreads lyme disease has been infiltrating Canada for the past 20 years. Yet some people claim that doctors still tell Canadians that it just isn't possible to contract lyme disease in this country.

Counting Songbirds for the BBS

By SongbirdSOS

The yearly North American Breeding Bird Survey provides valuable songbird population data for researchers. We meet a few volunteers on the road in southern Ontario.


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