SongbirdSOS

SongbirdSOS

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.

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.

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?

The Secret Life of Pigeons

The Secret Life of Pigeons

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 8 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.

Stonehenge Uncovered

Stonehenge Uncovered

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 8 PM

The biggest archaeological survey ever conducted of the Stonehenge landscape finds new evidence of a lost civilization.

The Beaver Whisperers

The Beaver Whisperers

Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 8 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.

The Buffalo Wolves

The Buffalo Wolves

Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 2 PM

Wildlife filmmaker Jeff Turner travels to Wood Buffalo National Park to witness the one place on earth where wolves prey on buffalo.

Planet Hunters

Planet Hunters

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 3 PM

Are we alone in the universe? Planet hunters are finding new planets far across our galaxy

Where Am I?

Where Am I?

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8 PM

Explore the skills we use to find our way around. Some of us seem to always know where we are, while others rarely do. What makes the difference?

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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 Lion in Your Living Room

The Lion in Your Living Room

Wednesday, February 11, 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.

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.

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