One Ocean: Footprints in the Sand

One Ocean: Footprints in the Sand

Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 1 PM

Ancient traditional fisheries, over-development and the places of recovery that can give us hope for a healthy future ocean all intersect.

The Nano Revolution: Will Nano Save the Planet?

The Nano Revolution: Will Nano Save the Planet?

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 11 AM

The Earth's environment faces some great challenges, and it doesn't take much to realize there's no time to waste. Some scientists believe that nanotechnology may be the key to overcoming the biosphere's environmental problems. But are we creating a new kind of pollution?

The Nano Revolution: More than Human

The Nano Revolution: More than Human

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 11 AM

Imagine a science that promises radical developments in cell re-generation, our ability to repair lost or damaged tissues. Imagine a science that could extend life, revolutionize medical practice. But, what new issues will we face?

The Nano Revolution: Welcome to Nano City

The Nano Revolution: Welcome to Nano City

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11 AM

We're at the beginning of a revolution that will harness the world of the infinitesimally small... the nano universe. But most of us will never notice its arrival because this technology is invisible.

Tipping Point: Age of the Oil Sands

Tipping Point: Age of the Oil Sands

Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 8 PM

We follow, and update, groundbreaking scientific research into water pollution and the environmental impact of the Alberta oil sands.

Rodney’s Robot Revolution

Rodney’s Robot Revolution

Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 1 PM

Has the time come to meet an artificially intelligent robot? Engineer and inventor Rodney Brooks thinks so. Forget about all those shiny robotic home-helpers of the past-Brooks is out to design a robot that can think for itself!

For the Love of Elephants

For the Love of Elephants

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11 AM

An intimate look at the complex social world of elephants, and the compassionate humans who nurture orphaned elephants back to health.

The American Tiger

The American Tiger

Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 8 PM

Most tigers today are privately owned - experts estimate that the number of tigers living in the United States is nearly double of those in the wild. What's life like for the American tiger?

Programmed to be Fat?

Programmed to be Fat?

Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 8 PM

New science links man-made chemicals to the global obesity epidemic. Man-made chemicals may be programming us to be fat - before we're even born.

Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie

Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie

Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 10 PM

David Suzuki, scientist, educator, broadcaster and activist, delivers what he describes as 'a last lecture' interwoven with scenes from his life and lifetime.

Jungle Prescription

Jungle Prescription

Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 8 PM

One of the most powerful psychotropic drugs on the planet is in a tea made from medicinal plants: it's called ayahuasca. There are studies around the world that say that this indigenous cure may also provide answers as to how to treat Western drug addicts. Dr. Gabor Maté works with addicts in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside - could a botanical potion from the Amazon possibly help these troubled patients?

Journey to the Disaster Zone: Japan 311

Journey to the Disaster Zone: Japan 311

Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 8 PM

Prior to the anniversary of the devastating Japanese earthquake and tsunami, David Suzuki travels to the areas most affected by the disaster to learn how the catastrophe is helping to change the mind-set of people.

50 Years of the Nature of Things

50 Years of the Nature of Things

Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 10 PM

A celebration of half a century of a landmark science and natural history series, and an unrivaled Canadian institution.

Bat and Man

Bat and Man

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 11 PM

Bats are scientifically extraordinary creatures. Now scientists have begun unlocking the secrets of the bat and are developing potential medical therapies based on their discoveries.

Geologic Journey: The Canadian Shield

Geologic Journey: The Canadian Shield

Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 8 PM

The largest - and one of the oldest - expanses of ancient rock on the planet has riches of gold and diamonds under it's crust.

Geologic Journey: The Great Lakes

Geologic Journey: The Great Lakes

Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 8 PM

Discover the roots of a long vanished mountain range, explore the remains of an inland tropical sea and trace the story of a dramatic flood.

Geologic Journey: The Atlantic Coast

Geologic Journey: The Atlantic Coast

Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 8 PM

The dramatic story of volcanic outpourings, massive rifting of continents and the bursting forth of a new ocean - the Atlantic.

Super Car: Building the Car of the Future

Super Car: Building the Car of the Future

Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 11 AM

Engineering professor Brian Fleck on a quest to meet the engineers, designers and even students who are trying to build the car of the future.

Black Wave: Legacy of the Exxon Valdez

Black Wave: Legacy of the Exxon Valdez

Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 11 AM

A saga about what happens when ordinary people struggle for justice against a huge corporation that has destroyed both their environment and their livelihoods.

My Nuclear Neighbour

My Nuclear Neighbour

Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 8 PM

What would you do if you discovered a nuclear plant might be built right next door? Two women from Peace River Alberta journey into Ontario's nuclear heartland, to find out for themselves about life with a nuclear neighbour.


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