Turtle Beach
Scientists explore the extraordinary mass nesting behaviour of the olive ridley sea turtle, and reveal the hidden world inside a turtle nest.
Sunday, March 24 at 8 PM
Turtle teamwork: Sea turtles help each other out before they’ve even left the nest
Working together in the first moments of life makes it easier for olive ridley sea turtles to emerge from the nest
7 surprising facts about laughing and crying
For one, Canadian babies are some of the top criers in the world!
Meet some of the oldest living organisms on Earth
Trees, mold, and the immortal jellyfish - some of these ancient organisms are older than human history.

Recent New Episodes

Aging in the Wild

Aging in the Wild

Go on a journey around the globe to meet the world's animal elders and discover their secrets to survival. Watch Full Episode

Laughing and Crying

Laughing and Crying

Scientists around the world are learning new things about the unmistakable behaviours behind the soundtrack of our lives’ most memorable moments Watch Full Episode

Something In The Air

Something In The Air

Air pollution is a major killer, even in places we think of as ‘safe,’ so scientists are using new technology to measure it and study its effects on our bodies Watch Full Episode

Behind the Lens Blog

I missed Christmas with my family to film tens of thousands of sea turtles come ashore in Costa Rica

I missed Christmas with my family to film tens of thousands of sea turtles come ashore in Costa Rica

Cameraman and presenter Hugo Kitching went to great lengths to witness one of nature’s most spectacular events

Laughing and crying is the soundtrack of our lives

Laughing and crying is the soundtrack of our lives

Director Mike Downie shares his thoughts on how laughing and crying shape our lives and memories

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.

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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