It Takes Guts

It Takes Guts

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 3 PM

Eat less, move more. That’s the simple solution to losing weight – or so we’ve been told. But what if there was another hidden reason behind our obesity epidemic? And what if we had the “guts” to actually do something about it?

Think Like An Animal

Think Like An Animal

Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 8 PM

New research dispels old myths about animal intelligence.

The Cholesterol Question

The Cholesterol Question

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 7 PM

If high cholesterol equals heart attacks, why do half of the victims have “normal” levels?

Giraffes: The Forgotten Giants

Giraffes: The Forgotten Giants

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 3 PM

A look into the secret life of giraffes and how scientists are racing to understand them before they disappear.

Programmed to be Fat?

Programmed to be Fat?

Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 3 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.

Wasted

Wasted

Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 3 PM

Follow psychotherapist and alcoholic-in-recovery Mike Pond as he discovers the best new evidence-based addiction research and treatment.

Trapped in a Human Zoo

Trapped in a Human Zoo

Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 3 PM

A forgotten diary tells the story of Labrador Inuit trapped in the world of human zoos in Europe, in the 19th century. Now a new chapter is about to be written.

Safe Haven for Chimps

Safe Haven for Chimps

Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 3 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 Perfect Runner

The Perfect Runner

Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 3 PM

Did we run before we could think? As scientists discover that the first humans were endurance runners unparalleled on the Africa savannah, The Perfect Runner asks what today's runners can learn from our evolutionary past.

Smarty Plants: Uncovering the Secret World of Plant Behaviour

Smarty Plants: Uncovering the Secret World of Plant Behaviour

Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 3 PM

A luscious exploration of the natural world, Smarty Plants effortlessly integrates pioneering science with a light hearted look at how plants behave, revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are.

The Nano Revolution: Will Nano Save the Planet?

The Nano Revolution: Will Nano Save the Planet?

Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 3 PM

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

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 3 PM

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

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 3 PM

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.

The Beaver Whisperers

The Beaver Whisperers

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 3 PM

A growing number of scientists, conservationists and grass-roots environmentalists see the beaver as a much overlooked tool when it comes to reversing the disastrous effects of global warming and world-wide water shortages.

Polar Bear: A Summer Odyssey

Polar Bear: A Summer Odyssey

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 3 PM

The story a young polar bear's epic migration through the icy waters of Hudson Bay and his subsequent adventures on land.

The American Tiger

The American Tiger

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 3 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?

Fox Tales

Fox Tales

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8 PM

Bold and beautiful, the red fox can change its behaviour to make a home from deep in cities to far out on the Arctic tundra.

White Wolves: Ghosts of the Arctic

White Wolves: Ghosts of the Arctic

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8 PM

A family of arctic wolves struggles to raise their pups in the harsh and unforgiving landscape of Canada’s far north.

Moose: A Year in the Life of a Twig Eater

Moose: A Year in the Life of a Twig Eater

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8 PM

Experience a calf’s first year of life as it grows up in Jasper National Park amid some of the most striking scenery on the planet.

Dad and the Dandelions

Dad and the Dandelions

Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 8 PM

A filmmaker tries to unlock the mystery behind his father's cancer. Is there a connection to golf's manicured perfection?

Wild Canadian Year

Wild Canadian Year


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