Spirit Bear Family

Spirit Bear Family

Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8 PM

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.

SongbirdSOS

SongbirdSOS

Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 8 PM

'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.

Babies: Born to be Good?

Babies: Born to be Good?

Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 3 PM

A lively look at the moral trajectory of children from the first months of life onward. Blending scientific research and scenes of children in their own environments, we explore the question: where does our moral compass come from?

Safe Haven for Chimps

Safe Haven for Chimps

Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 8 PM

The touching story of how some very special chimpanzees find sanctuary and a new family when they are retired from a life in the lab.

The Antibiotic Hunters

The Antibiotic Hunters

Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 8 PM

Increasing resistance to antibiotics has been called “the most pressing global health problem of our time”. A new documentary travels to an ocean reef, a rainforest canopy, a frigid cave and even the mouth of a giant lizard – all in the urgent search for new antibiotics.

The Norse: An Arctic Mystery

The Norse: An Arctic Mystery

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 3 PM

A new documentary film reveals an archeological site that proves Europeans made contact with Native North Americans centuries before the arrival of Christopher Columbus.

The Great Human Odyssey: Journey’s End

The Great Human Odyssey: Journey’s End

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 8 PM

Early humans eventually colonized Australia, the South Pacific, and the Americas. But how did our ancestors master the oceans? Learn how new discoveries in ancient DNA research are changing our understanding of the earliest sea voyages, from Easter Island to the Bering Strait.

Suzuki Diaries: Future City

Suzuki Diaries: Future City

Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 2 PM

In a new instalment of Suzuki Diaries, David and his daughter, Sarika, set out to discover whether some of Canada's biggest cities are ready for the challenges of the future.

The Great Human Odyssey: The Adaptable Ape

The Great Human Odyssey: The Adaptable Ape

Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 8 PM

How did we become our planet’s only global species, at home in every environment on Earth. Learn how our ancestors found a way through the deserts and out of Africa. Explore the meeting of Neanderthals and humans. And discover how we survived the Ice Age.

The Great Human Odyssey: Rise of a Species

The Great Human Odyssey: Rise of a Species

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8 PM

Like other kinds of human who once shared our world, Homo sapiens should have died away. Discover how our species faced near extinction in Africa, and then found a place to rebuild. Explore the birth of language and art at archeological excavations scientists are now calling “the cradle of the human mind”.

Suzuki Diaries

Suzuki Diaries

Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2 PM

David Suzuki and his daughter Sarika head out on a road trip across Europe to see sustainability in action and meet the people who are working towards restoring the equilibrium between human needs and planetary limits.

Surviving :) The Teenage Brain

Surviving :) The Teenage Brain

Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 3 PM

A look at the science deep within the teenage brain and a celebration of evolution's masterpiece - the years that bring us judgment, adaptation and innovation. In short the years that make us human.

The Kung Fu Meerkats

The Kung Fu Meerkats

Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 8 PM

A close-up look at a family of meerkats faced with surviving some of Africa's toughest drought conditions in the Kalahari desert.

Broken Tail’s Last Journey

Broken Tail’s Last Journey

Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 2 PM

A personal quest to discover the truth behind the disappearance of a captivating tiger, one of the world's leading tiger cameramen, tracks the escape and subsequent wanderings of a male tiger, named Broken Tail, from Ranthambore National Park.

The Mystery of the Monsoon

The Mystery of the Monsoon

Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 8 PM

A look at the vast seasonal weather system that permeates and unifies India, shaping the conditions of existence for its billion-plus inhabitants.

Arctic Meltdown: A Changing World

Arctic Meltdown: A Changing World

Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 2 PM

A look at two different Arctics - one that is the storybook land of ice, snow and polar bears and the other that is covered with petroleum plants and pipelines carrying fossil fuels.

Trek of the Titans

Trek of the Titans

Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 8 PM

A rare look at the leatherback turtle as it migrates between the chilly waters off Eastern Canada and the sunny beaches of the Caribbean.

Arctic Meltdown: The Arctic Passages

Arctic Meltdown: The Arctic Passages

Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 2 PM

Until recently, only a few ships braved travel through these ice-strewn waters. More and more ships cross these seas each year and with more traffic come higher risks.

The Adventurers: The Lost People of the Baja

The Adventurers: The Lost People of the Baja

Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 3 PM

Canadian paleo-pathologist Eldon Molto is leading the search for clues of the mysterious Pericu people of Baja California, Mexico - a fierce, primitive tribe that disappeared over a century ago, after being exposed to European disease. They left virtually nothing behind but their bones.

The Lion in Your Living Room

The Lion in Your Living Room

Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 8 PM

Would you invite a wild animal into your living room? There may be one eyeing you with inscrutable golden eyes right now. A look at house cats as they’ve never been seen before.


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