The Nature of Things | Season 2012-2013, Episode 16 | Aug 23, 2014 | 44:45

The Beetles Are Coming

Global warming is wreaking havoc across the landscape in surprising ways. A beetle apocalypse has been unleashed across the forests of Western Canada.

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The Nature of Things - Making Wild CanadaSep 25, 2014 | 44:44The Nature of Things Making Wild Canada Video
The Nature of Things Making Wild Canada Sep 25, 2014 | 44:44Behind the scenes look at the extensive process of making the Wild Canada natural history documentary.
The Nature of Things - Wild Canada: Eps. 4 - Ice EdgeSep 18, 2014 | 44:45The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps. 4 - Ice Edge VideoClosed Captions available
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 - Wild Canada: Eps 3 - The HeartlandSep 17, 2014 | 44:43The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps 3 - The Heartland VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps 3 - The Heartland Sep 17, 2014 | 44:43Here are landscapes of extremes: pronghorn antelopes race across the prairies and elusive wolverine enjoy the boreal winter snow scape.
The Nature of Things - Wild Canada: Eps 2 - The Wild WestSep 16, 2014 | 44:48The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps 2 - The Wild West VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps 2 - The Wild West Sep 16, 2014 | 44:48Intimate and epic stories of wilderness from salmon-eating wolves to battling bighorn sheep high in the Rockies, and ice-covered grizzly bears in the far north.
The Nature of Things - Wild Canada: Eps. 1 - The Eternal FrontierSep 15, 2014 | 44:42The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps. 1 - The Eternal Frontier VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps. 1 - The Eternal Frontier Sep 15, 2014 | 44:42Humpback whales feast on capelin, thousands of garter snakes discover spring, squirrels that fly - this is Canada as you have never seen it before.
The Nature of Things - How To Be A Wild ElephantSep 11, 2014 | 44:49The Nature of Things How To Be A Wild Elephant VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things How To Be A Wild Elephant Sep 11, 2014 | 44:49Orphan elephant Sities leaves the safety of a Kenyan sanctuary and begins her journey back to the wild.
The Nature of Things - Nuts About SquirrelsSep 6, 2014 | 45:12The Nature of Things Nuts About Squirrels Video
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 - Survival of the FabulousSep 4, 2014 | 44:45The Nature of Things Survival of the Fabulous VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Survival of the Fabulous Sep 4, 2014 | 44:45Gay filmmaker Bryce Sage has had a big question on his mind ever since he came out of the closet-how is evolution compatible with the existence of gay men? There's a lot of mystery about the biological mechanisms underlying sexual preference. Bryce sets out on a very personal journey to find out if scientists have come up with a definitive answer to this gay conundrum.
The Nature of Things - A Dog's LifeSep 2, 2014 | 44:41The Nature of Things A Dog's Life VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things A Dog's Life Sep 2, 2014 | 44:41A Dog's Life reveals how our best friends perceive the world - from the moment they take their first morning walk to the time they curl up at our feet to go to sleep. We accompany Daisy, a Jack Russell Terrier, through an average day and on the way discover that, while dogs are not miniature humans, they are amazingly well adapted to life with us.
The Nature of Things - Allergy FixAug 28, 2014 | 44:49The Nature of Things Allergy Fix Video
The Nature of Things Allergy Fix Aug 28, 2014 | 44:49Childhood food allergies have more than tripled in the last twenty years. New research is testing old assumptions about how to treat them. Can they find an allergy fix?
The Nature of Things - The Beetles Are ComingAug 23, 2014 | 44:45The Nature of Things The Beetles Are Coming Video
The Nature of Things The Beetles Are Coming Aug 23, 2014 | 44:45Global warming is wreaking havoc across the landscape in surprising ways. A beetle apocalypse has been unleashed across the forests of Western Canada.
The Nature of Things - Secrets in the Bones: The Hunt for the Black Death KillerAug 21, 2014 | 44:41The Nature of Things Secrets in the Bones: The Hunt for the Black Death Killer VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Secrets in the Bones: The Hunt for the Black Death Killer Aug 21, 2014 | 44:41It was once considered impossible to unmask an ancient killer by retrieving its DNA hidden for centuries. But today microbiologists are doing just that....... they are hunting down infamous mass murderers... like the Black Death.
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The Nature of Things Invasion of the Brain Snatchers Aug 14, 2014 | 44:42Parasites brainwashing their hosts -- it sounds like something straight out of science fiction. But this is no horror movie, this is a fascinating, new field of study. From zombie ants to a creature that may be influencing whole human cultures, Invasion of the Brain Snatchers isn't afraid to dive into the world of parasites.
The Nature of Things - Brain Magic: The Power of PlaceboAug 7, 2014 | 44:45The Nature of Things Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo Video
The Nature of Things Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo Aug 7, 2014 | 44:45What if each of us could make the symptoms of an illness disappear? Cast a spell so powerful it would actually rid us of pain, help us walk, or breathe better? For centuries placebos have been thought of as fake medicine involving trickery and deceit, but Brain Magic: The Power of Placebos pulls back the curtains on the proof that placebos can have powerful - and real - effects on our mind and body.
The Nature of Things - Where Am I?Aug 2, 2014 | 44:41The Nature of Things Where Am I? VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Where Am I? Aug 2, 2014 | 44:41Where Am I? explores 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?

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