Shattered Ground

Shattered Ground

Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 3 PM

Fracking, while a bonanza for gas and oil production, is caught in a backlash of suspicion and alarm. What's happening underground it seems can shatter more than just rock.

Mysteries of the Animal Mind

Mysteries of the Animal Mind

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 3 PM

Scientists explore the mysteries of animal consciousness and find growing evidence of compassion, cooperation, altruism, empathy, intelligence and communication in all sorts of different species.

Carpe Diem: A Fishy Tale

Carpe Diem: A Fishy Tale

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 8 PM

Asian Carp are here to stay - and within 100 km of invading the Great Lakes. Despite best efforts in shooting, electrocuting, poisoning and angling them, they multiply like rabbits. It makes them a substantial threat to fresh water eco-systems.

The Last Grizzly of Paradise Valley

The Last Grizzly of Paradise Valley

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 2 PM

Renowned nature videographer Jeff Turner returns to his roots and embarks on an exploration of the wildlife in the Cascade Mountains to film one of the handful of grizzly bears still left there.

The American Tiger

The American Tiger

Sunday, May 3, 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?

Smarty Plants: Uncovering the Secret World of Plant Behaviour

Smarty Plants: Uncovering the Secret World of Plant Behaviour

Saturday, April 25, 2015 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.

A Murder of Crows

A Murder of Crows

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2 PM

A rare and intimate glimpse into the inner life of one of the most intelligent, playful and mischievous species on the planet.

A Dog’s Life

A Dog’s Life

Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7 PM

An exploration of the senses, mind and behaviour of our four-legged friends.

Aliens of the Deep Sea

Aliens of the Deep Sea

Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2 PM

The octopus is a close cousin of the oyster and snail. And yet, even by human standards the multi-limbed creature is considered highly intelligent. From Spain to Vancouver Island to Capri, Italy, scientists are testing the brain-power of the mysterious and mythic octopus.

To Bee or Not to Bee

To Bee or Not to Bee

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3 PM

Could bees be an early warning sign of a larger problem with our ecology? Are they the canary in the coal mine for the health of planet earth?

Raccoon Nation

Raccoon Nation

Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 2 PM

Is your garbage can making raccoons smarter? Stunning footage shot in the deep, dark of night combines with groundbreaking research in this fascinating documentary to explore the remarkable ways that city life is changing raccoons.

Franklin’s Lost Ships

Franklin’s Lost Ships

Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 8 PM

Last summer, 170 years after it left England, one of Sir John Franklin’s lost ships, HMS Erebus, was found in the Canadian Arctic. Our cameras were on board to witness this extraordinary underwater

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.

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 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”.

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