The Nature of Things | Season 2010-11 | Jul 28, 2011 | 45:10

Geologic Journey II: The Western Pacific Rim

Geologic Journey II will travel along the Pacific Rim of Fire, home to half of the world's active volcanoes, and ninety per cent of the world's earthquakes.

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The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps. 4 - Ice Edge Sep 18, 2014 | 44:45The Arctic is populated by survivors. Here caribou calves dance across the tundra and polar bear cubs discover ice for the first time in the country's harshest climate.
The Nature of Things - Shattered GroundAug 15, 2013 | 44:44The Nature of Things Shattered Ground VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Shattered Ground Aug 15, 2013 | 44:44Fracking, 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.
The Nature of Things - Two Of A KindNov 27, 2014 | 44:45The Nature of Things Two Of A Kind VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Two Of A Kind Nov 27, 2014 | 44:45Why one twin and not the other? Filmmaker Leora Eisen wants to know how her identical twin - who has exactly the same DNA - could get life-threatening leukemia. Recently scientists have begun to study the differences, rather than the similarities, between twins, making ground-breaking discoveries that will affect us all.
The Nature of Things - Safe Haven for ChimpsMar 12, 2015 | 44:45The Nature of Things Safe Haven for Chimps VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Safe Haven for Chimps Mar 12, 2015 | 44:45The touching story of how some very special chimpanzees find sanctuary and a new family when they retire from a life in the lab.
The Nature of Things - Untangling Alzheimer'sJul 17, 2014 | 44:45The Nature of Things Untangling Alzheimer's VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Untangling Alzheimer's Jul 17, 2014 | 44:45David Suzuki has a very personal interest in the disease of Alzheimer's because his mother, aunt and two uncles 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.
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The Nature of Things Wild Canada Diary: Underwater With the Beavers Feb 28, 2014 | 10:34Watch assistant producer Ben Wallis tell us how – very patiently - he captured footage of beavers swimming under the lake ice.
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The Nature of Things Nuts About Squirrels Sep 6, 2014 | 45:12Revealing the hidden world of the urban squirrel with help from robotic squirrels, GPS-tracked acorns and citizen scientists.
The Nature of Things - The Norse: An Arctic MysteryMay 15, 2014 | 45:13The Nature of Things The Norse: An Arctic Mystery VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things The Norse: An Arctic Mystery May 15, 2014 | 45:13An intrepid Arctic archaeologist is on the verge of proving that the first meeting between Europeans and North Americans happened centuries before Christopher Columbus. There are the tantalizing bits of evidence, like the Norse ship station in Newfoundland. But nothing has been found there or anywhere else to suggest that Arctic peoples and the Norse met face to face a thousand years ago... Until now.
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The Nature of Things David Suzuki's Andean Adventure May 17, 2014 | 44:59In unexpected places, David Suzuki finds radical new ideas about energy, the environment, and doing things differently. Will they catch on? UPDATE: Unfortunately in August 2013, Ecuador cancelled the pioneering conservation plan that attempted to raise funds from the international community instead of drilling for oil in a pristine corner of the Yasuni national park. Drilling is set to commence in 2016.
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The Nature of Things The Great Human Odyssey: The Adaptable Ape Feb 19, 2015 | 44:41How 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. And discover how we survived the Ice Age.

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