Download Flash Player to view this content.

The Nature of Things | Season 2012-2013, Episode 1 | Jan 17, 2013 | 8:15

Shattered Ground - Fracking across North America

Fracking in New Brunswick, New York, Pennsylvania and Dawson Creek, BC.

Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

CBC Radio One

Listen Live Ottawa change

CBC Radio 2

Listen Live Eastern change

CBC Radio 3

Listen Live Radio 3
The Nature of Things - Meet the Coywolf - SkullsFeb 14, 2013 | 1:26The Nature of Things Meet the Coywolf - Skulls Video
The Nature of Things Meet the Coywolf - Skulls Feb 14, 2013 | 1:26A look at common wolf skulls.
The Nature of Things - Carpe Diem - Red Neck Fishing TournamentJul 29, 2013 | 0:59The Nature of Things Carpe Diem - Red Neck Fishing Tournament Video
The Nature of Things Carpe Diem - Red Neck Fishing Tournament Jul 29, 2013 | 0:59No fishing experience required.
The Nature of Things - Ticked Off: The Mystery of Lyme Disease - Reid TakvamAug 15, 2013 | 1:46The Nature of Things Ticked Off: The Mystery of Lyme Disease - Reid Takvam Video
The Nature of Things Ticked Off: The Mystery of Lyme Disease - Reid Takvam Aug 15, 2013 | 1:46Reid’s son Tyler contracted Lyme in 2010 when he was fourteen.
The Nature of Things - Myth or Science 2: Life ExpectancySep 19, 2013 | 0:29The Nature of Things Myth or Science 2: Life Expectancy Video
The Nature of Things Myth or Science 2: Life Expectancy Sep 19, 2013 | 0:29We’ve always known that running is good for us but can it increase life expectancy? Myth or Science?
The Nature of Things - Myth or Science 2: MusicSep 19, 2013 | 0:53The Nature of Things Myth or Science 2: Music Video
The Nature of Things Myth or Science 2: Music Sep 19, 2013 | 0:53Music can help make a child’s brain bigger. Myth or Science?
The Nature of Things - Myth or Science 2: Uncooked FoodSep 19, 2013 | 1:30The Nature of Things Myth or Science 2: Uncooked Food Video
The Nature of Things Myth or Science 2: Uncooked Food Sep 19, 2013 | 1:30Food gives us vitamins, minerals, you name it. But raw food advocates believe you get an additional benefit if you eat food uncooked: you get access to enzymes that are critical to our health and digestion. Myth or Science?
The Nature of Things - Where Am I? - Russell EpsteinNov 18, 2013 | 3:39The Nature of Things Where Am I? - Russell Epstein Video
The Nature of Things Where Am I? - Russell Epstein Nov 18, 2013 | 3:39Russell Epstein studies the parts of the brain underlying visual scene perception and spatial navigation in humans. In this interview, he talks about an area of the brain that he learned recognizes places, whether we've seen them before or not, and another area of the brain that recognizes only places that we've seen before.
The Nature of Things - Wild Canada - WolverinesMar 10, 2014 | 1:27The Nature of Things Wild Canada - Wolverines Video
The Nature of Things Wild Canada - Wolverines Mar 10, 2014 | 1:27Watch one of the most elusive animals - the wolverine - in action.
The Nature of Things - Polar Bears: A Summer Odyssey Behind the ScenesMay 14, 2013 | 11:43The Nature of Things Polar Bears: A Summer Odyssey Behind the Scenes Video
The Nature of Things Polar Bears: A Summer Odyssey Behind the Scenes May 14, 2013 | 11:43Director/cinematographer Adam Ravetch shares his behind the scenes footage and tells us how he gets so close to these magnificent animals.
The Nature of Things - The Buffalo Wolves: HelicopterSep 27, 2012 | 4:02The Nature of Things The Buffalo Wolves: Helicopter Video
The Nature of Things The Buffalo Wolves: Helicopter Sep 27, 2012 | 4:02Witnessing wolves hunting from the sky.
The Nature of Things - The Buffalo Wolves: Breeding HabitsSep 27, 2012 | 1:33The Nature of Things The Buffalo Wolves: Breeding Habits Video
The Nature of Things The Buffalo Wolves: Breeding Habits Sep 27, 2012 | 1:33A look at buffalo breeding habits.
The Nature of Things - The Buffalo Wolves: Adapted for WinterSep 27, 2012 | 1:03The Nature of Things The Buffalo Wolves: Adapted for Winter Video
The Nature of Things The Buffalo Wolves: Adapted for Winter Sep 27, 2012 | 1:03Buffalo are adapted for winter. Jeff is not.
The Nature of Things - Nuts About Squirrels - Nursing Baby SquirrelsOct 22, 2012 | 3:06The Nature of Things Nuts About Squirrels - Nursing Baby Squirrels Video
The Nature of Things Nuts About Squirrels - Nursing Baby Squirrels Oct 22, 2012 | 3:06At the Toronto Wildlife Centre, staff nurse abandonned baby squirrels back into the wild.
The Nature of Things - The Norse: An Arctic Mystery - MosquitosNov 13, 2012 | 1:14The Nature of Things The Norse: An Arctic Mystery - Mosquitos Video
The Nature of Things The Norse: An Arctic Mystery - Mosquitos Nov 13, 2012 | 1:14A look at the real hazards of working in Canada's north.
The Nature of Things - The Norse: An Arctic Mystery - ChessmanNov 13, 2012 | 1:37The Nature of Things The Norse: An Arctic Mystery - Chessman Video
The Nature of Things The Norse: An Arctic Mystery - Chessman Nov 13, 2012 | 1:37The discovery of a Norse chess set carved from walrus ivory, likely obtained from the Dorset in North America.

4 of 7