Untangling  Alzheimer’s

Untangling Alzheimer’s

Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 8 PM

David Suzuki has a very personal interest in the disease of Alzheimer's because his mother died of it. We join David on an intimate journey as he explores the newest breakthroughs in understanding this devastating disease as well as his own chances of contracting the cruel condition.

Ticked Off: The Mystery of Lyme Disease

Ticked Off: The Mystery of Lyme Disease

Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 8 PM

Lyme disease, a mysterious tick-borne illness, has become one of the fastest-spreading vector borne diseases in North America. Explore how climate change has hastened the spread this devastating disease, one that is often misdiagnosed and mistreated, and is mired in media controversy.

Lights Out!

Lights Out!

Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 8 PM

Our planet is lit up 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're addicted to light and we just can't get enough of it. But like anything else that's addictive, could too much be a bad thing?

David Suzuki’s Andean Adventure

David Suzuki’s Andean Adventure

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11 AM

Who would have imagined that some of the boldest and freshest thinking tackling major global issues would come from two little countries in South America? David Suzuki sets off to see first-hand the places that just may represent the cutting edge when it comes to taking on the world's energy, climate and economic crises.

The Man Who Tweeted Earth

The Man Who Tweeted Earth

Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 7 PM

Through pictures, music and poetry, Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield brings us a view of earth from space that we’ve never seen before.

Billion Dollar Caribou

Billion Dollar Caribou

Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 8 PM

In Alberta, woodland caribou's future is like the flip of a coin; heads we pay the price to keep them, tails we pay the price to let them disappear.

The Fruit Hunters: Defenders of Diversity (Part 2 of 2)

The Fruit Hunters: Defenders of Diversity (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8 PM

From the deep jungles of Borneo, the plantations of Honduras, to our frozen fields in Canada, this story takes us around the world to learn what those passionate about fruit are doing to reintroduce diversity back to the produce section.

Suzuki Diaries: Coastal Canada

Suzuki Diaries: Coastal Canada

Monday, April 28, 2014 at 11 AM

A father and daughter set out with hope on a journey of discovery to Canada's three coasts determined to find solutions for a troubled ocean and look signs of a sustainable future.

Geologic Journey II: The Collision Zone, Asia

Geologic Journey II: The Collision Zone, Asia

Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 12 PM

Welcome to the Collision Zone - the fiery unpredictability of Indonesia's volcanoes at one end, the massive Himalayas at the other and millions of years of tectonic tension in between.

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?

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!

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.

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.

Geologic Journey: Applachians

Geologic Journey: Applachians

Wednesday, December 31, 1969 at 7 PM

The fabled Appalachian Mountains contain a geologic puzzle, a rich legacy, and a scarcely known threat.

Geologic Journey: The Rockies

Geologic Journey: The Rockies

Wednesday, December 31, 1969 at 7 PM

An ever-changing landmass, geologists are learning how the Rockies were formed and discovering what they will become.

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