600 lb Goldfish
  • 2013
  • 00:44:02
  • 13-14

Monster Fish
600 lb Goldfish

It's a goldfish the size of a cow, growing up to 600 lbs and 10 feet long. Giant carp is the angler's Holy Grail – notoriously difficult to catch and living in just three Southeast Asian rivers. It's a bizarre monster with a huge head, big mouth and large shiny scales as big as a baby's hand. National Geographic Explorer ...
A Call for Action on Climate Change
  • 2007
  • 00:03:25
  • 13-14

News in Review - March 2007
A Call for Action on Climate Change

In early February 2007 an influential group of scientists issued a report on global climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded that it is very likely that humans are causing global warming. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the IPCC report and what it says about the future of our planet. We’ll also look at how ...
A Look Back at Science and Health 2013
  • 2013
  • 00:18:01
  • 13-14

News in Review - December 2013
A Look Back at Science and Health 2013

The world of science and health in 2013 gave us a Canadian astronaut who became an international star, while rockets were launched to clean up debris in space. Meanwhile scientists debunked intelligence testing, declared climate change real, and grew meat in a test tube.
A Mean Season: Four Hurricanes Hit Hard
  • 2004
  • 00:14:18
  • 13-14

News in Review - November 2004
A Mean Season: Four Hurricanes Hit Hard

It was one of the meanest and deadliest hurricane seasons in the last hundred years. In just six weeks, four major hurricanes battered parts of North and Central America. The massive storms killed hundreds of people and forced millions of others to flee their homes. On News in Review we’ll show you the damage they caused and the despair they ...
After Kyoto: Trying to Cool the Planet
  • 2006
  • 00:15:26
  • 13-14

News in Review - February 2006
After Kyoto: Trying to Cool the Planet

In late 2005, delegates from all over the world gathered in Montreal to discuss the issue of climate change. An international agreement called the Kyoto Protocol has set targets for industrialized nations to cut greenhouse gases that are contributing to global warming. But many countries, including Canada, are having trouble meeting those targets. In this News in Review story we'll examine why ...
Algae, Fuel of the Future
  • 2011
  • 00:22:31
  • 9-12

Land and Sea
Algae, Fuel of the Future

Algae, Fuel of the Future is a half-hour documentary that reveals the global search underway to develop a renewable energy source from algae. The film explores the groundbreaking research being done by the National Research Council in Halifax, Nova Scotia and explains why algae fuel isn't that far-fetched. It could be a commercially viable option since the crude oil we currently ...
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
Alien Catfish
  • 2010
  • 00:47:02
  • 13-14

Monster Fish
Alien Catfish

Zeb travels to Spain in search of the invasive wels catfish – a monster fish capable of growing over eight feet long. Biologists fear this voracious predator could be destroying the local ecosystem.
All Nothing
  • 1978
  • 00:10:59
  • 5-8

CBC Animation
All Nothing

For too long, we have held the mistaken belief that the world was created entirely for our benefit. As countless plant and animal species become extinct, our generous planet has little left to offer: clean water and lush forests are becoming increasingly rare. The film ends, however, on a positive note: Frédéric Back cherishes the hope that future generations will ...
  • Added on: 12/07/2013
Alligator Gar
  • 2010
  • 00:47:06
  • 13-14

Monster Fish
Alligator Gar

In this episode, we follow Zeb as he goes in search of one of North America’s most misunderstood monster fish: the alligator gar. These bizarre creatures reach lengths of 10 feet and have a mouthful of razor–sharp teeth.
Antarctic Ice Shelf Disappearing
  • 2015
  • 00:02:38
  • 9-12

Our Vancouver
Antarctic Ice Shelf Disappearing

How the demise of a 10,000-year-old ice shelf will cause the sea to rise.
  • Added on: 05/25/2015