Jun 17, 2015 | 1:10The Nature of Things Puffin Patrol – Promo Video
The Nature of Things Puffin Patrol – Promo Jun 17, 2015 | 1:10Travel from Newfoundland’s rocky shores to Maine and Wales to meet the colourful and intriguing Atlantic puffin and learn what these intriguing little birds can teach us about the dangers facing our natural world.
Feb 6, 2015 | 8:16The Nature of Things Evolution of the Mind - The Great Human Odyssey Video
The Nature of Things Evolution of the Mind - The Great Human Odyssey Feb 6, 2015 | 8:16Director Niobe Thompson collaborated with South African filmmaker Craig Foster to bring the world of our earliest coastal ancestors to life. They worked over six months to build scientifically accurate costumes, choose locations along the Cape Coast, and cast a group of actors from local townships.
Feb 10, 2015 | 0:30The Nature of Things Rise of a Species - The Great Human Odyssey - Promo Video
The Nature of Things Rise of a Species - The Great Human Odyssey - Promo Feb 10, 2015 | 0:30Like other kinds of human who once shared our world, Homo sapiens should have died away. Discover how our species faced near extinction in Africa, and then found a place to rebuild. Explore the birth of language and art at archeological excavations scientists are now calling “the cradle of the human mind”.
Feb 25, 2015 | 11:26The Nature of Things The Sacrifice - The Great Human Odyssey VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things The Sacrifice - The Great Human Odyssey Feb 25, 2015 | 11:26We take the camera to a remote rain-forest village in Papua New Guinea to witness a spectacular and shocking ritual: the male initiation of the Crocodile People. After a year of negotiations, our film crew was granted unprecedented access by the village Elders. But when we arrived in person, we faced a final hurdle: a sex change operation. Confused? Have a look.
Feb 5, 2015 | 7:29The Nature of Things To Shoot a Reindeer - The Great Human Odyssey Video
The Nature of Things To Shoot a Reindeer - The Great Human Odyssey Feb 5, 2015 | 7:29For the crew behind "The Great Human Odyssey", filming a mid-winter migration of reindeer nomads in Russia's Arctic was one of their toughest assignments. A year of preparations led up to a gruelling journey across the frozen moonscape of Chukotka, and it was only possible because of a unique mode of locomotion: a "vezdekhod". Watch this "behind-the-scenes" and find out what that is.