The Power of Play
Dogs and cats play,even crocodiles play. Find out what animals are showing us about the benefits of goofing around.
Sunday, January 20 at 8 PM
Hippos, bonobos and sheep: 7 videos of animals who love to play
Play can improve relationships, build social skills and ensure survival — but it’s also fun!
The Nature of Invention
Inventors are as diverse as their inventions, and they are changing our world.
Sunday, January 27 at 8 PM

Recent New Episodes

The Wonder of the Northern Lights

The Wonder of the Northern Lights

The aurora borealis delights and amazes us, but we’re just beginning to understand its beauty. Watch Full Episode

The Nature of Things: Food for Thought

The Nature of Things: Food for Thought

When it comes to diet, we swallow a lot of advice. Food for Thought sorts through the latest science to create a new recipe for health. Watch Full Episode

The Cholesterol Question

The Cholesterol Question

If high cholesterol equals heart attacks, why do half of the victims have “normal” levels? Watch Full Episode

Behind the Lens Blog

More than grit: Traits of top inventors

More than grit: Traits of top inventors

Inventors from all over the world demonstrate what it takes to be truly great.

Five years in Alberta’s wild with wolverines

Five years in Alberta’s wild with wolverines

I’m an experienced and toughened filmmaker, but to be honest, looking back, I’m not entirely sure I would have undertaken this project if I’d known how challenging it was going to be.

This man chases Alberta’s storms in the summer and northern lights in the winter

This man chases Alberta’s storms in the summer and northern lights in the winter

“People just don’t look up enough. They don’t always see what’s going on in the sky right above us.”

Tackling the cold: Secrets from the animal world

Tackling the cold: Secrets from the animal world

Strategies animals use to outlast the deep freeze every winter.

When to Watch

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The Wild Canadian Year

Wild Canadian Year


Visit our website to watch the series online, discover extra behind-the-scenes stories and view Canada's nature scenes in 360. Visit Wild Canadian Year