Spirit Bear Family

Spirit Bear Family

Thursday, October 1, 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.

Wild Canada: Ice Edge

Wild Canada: Ice Edge

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 3 PM

From polar bear cubs making their first discovery of ice to a caribou calf 'dancing' in the chilly spring air to eider ducks diving under the ice to find mussels, we witness the extremes and wonders of life in the far north.

The Autism Enigma

The Autism Enigma

Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 2 PM

Seventy per cent of kids with autism also have severe gastrointestinal symptoms. Could autism actually begin in the gut? An international group of scientists looks for clues to this baffling disorder.

The American Tiger

The American Tiger

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2 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?

Tipping Point: Age of the Oil Sands

Tipping Point: Age of the Oil Sands

Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 2 PM

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

Save My Lake

Save My Lake

Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 3 PM

Is it too late to save one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world?

Changing Your Mind

Changing Your Mind

Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 2 PM

Once thought to be incapable of fundamental change, our growing awareness of the adult brain's capacity for neuroplasticity is opening new doors to treatments for diseases and disorders once thought incurable.

The Antibiotic Hunters

The Antibiotic Hunters

Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 7 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.

SongbirdSOS

SongbirdSOS

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7 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.

Darwin’s Brave New World: Publish and Be Damned

Darwin’s Brave New World: Publish and Be Damned

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 3 PM

The extraordinary and often harrowing story of Charles Darwin's 30-year struggle to piece together the mystifying puzzle he saw in nature, and publish his theory on the evolution of life on earth. Part 3

Two of a Kind

Two of a Kind

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 8 PM

Director Leora Eisen asks why her identical twin was diagnosed with leukemia and she wasn't. A look at how twins are solving medical mysteries as researchers examine the differences between them.

The Kung Fu Meerkats

The Kung Fu Meerkats

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 7 PM

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

Darwin’s Brave New World: Evolutions

Darwin’s Brave New World: Evolutions

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 3 PM

The extraordinary and often harrowing story of Charles Darwin's 30-year struggle to piece together the mystifying puzzle he saw in nature, and publish his theory on the evolution of life on earth. Part 2

Myth or Science 3: You Are What You Eat

Myth or Science 3: You Are What You Eat

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 8 PM

Jennifer Gardy takes an extraordinary scientific journey to put food claims to the test and discover if they’re science fact or science fiction.

Darwin’s Brave New World: Origins

Darwin’s Brave New World: Origins

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 3 PM

The extraordinary and often harrowing story of Charles Darwin's 30-year struggle to piece together the mystifying puzzle he saw in nature, and publish his theory on the evolution of life on earth. Part 1

The Cholesterol Question

The Cholesterol Question

Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 8 PM

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

Uakarai: Secrets of the Red Monkey

Uakarai: Secrets of the Red Monkey

Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 2 PM

A journey into the rainforests of the Peruvian amazon to investigate the mysterious Red Uakari monkey, never before filmed in the wild.

The Secret Life of Pigeons

The Secret Life of Pigeons

Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 7 PM

Over the centuries, we've relied on pigeons for everything from food, to vital communications to entertainment and to brain science. A look at these humble but amazing creatures in a new and beautiful light.

Decoding Desire

Decoding Desire

Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 8 PM

From preening peacocks to promiscuous primates, what do animals reveal about our own sexual behaviour? Explore how sexual diversity and the experience of pleasure itself may be the key to species survival.

Gorilla Doctors

Gorilla Doctors

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 7 PM

A team of veterinarians provide extreme medical care to save the wild mountain gorillas of Africa from extinction.

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