B.C. Earthquake

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  • 2013
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

Earthquakes: The Horror and The Science

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  • 2010
  • Added on: 04/15/2010

Earthquakes: The West Coast Threat

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  • 2001
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

A Deadly Earthquake Devastates Haiti

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  • 2010
  • Added on: 03/15/2010

News in Review - April 2010 Earthquakes: The Horror and The Science

In late February 2010, a powerful earthquake struck Chile, killing more than 800 people. Two months earlier, another earthquake killed more than 220,000 people in Haiti. Why did so many more die in one country, and what makes the earth move? In this News in Review story we’ll look at the science of earthquakes, and what could happen if a ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2010

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News in Review - March 1994 Los Angeles Earthquake: Rude Awakening

The environmental and social implications of a disaster of this magnitude are examined.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1994

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News in Review - April 2001 Earthquakes: The West Coast Threat

As we have discovered in previous News in Review stories, natural disasters like earthquakes have far-reaching natural, economic, political and social effects — not to mention the tragic loss of lives as in the recent earthquakes in India and Turkey. Although the fundamental science of such geological events is well-known and is an important study in itself, the economic and social ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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News in Review - November 2005 Kashmir Quake: Disaster In South Asia

In early October 2005, a massive earthquake struck in Kashmir, the disputed territory between India and Pakistan. Tens of thousands of people were killed and injured. Millions were left homeless. In this News in Review story we'll show you the devastating effects of the 7.6 magnitude earthquake. And we'll look at why it took so long to get help to ...
  • 2005
  • 00:17:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2005

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Découverte Haiti: Two Years Later

On January 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by an earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince and many other parts of the country. The result: over 220,000 dead and 300,000 injured. In the affected area, half of all homes collapsed or were severely damaged. Why did this earthquake take such a heavy toll, when its magnitude was actually lower than that of other ...
  • 2012
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  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/24/2013

CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Quake Hunters

The Monster Subduction Earthquake: the foundation for this belief is revealed in a ghost forest of dead cedars in Washington State, the destruction of which coincided with a devastating tidal wave upon Japan three hundred years ago. This program shows how scientists, engineers and emergency planners are investigating ways to survive this imminent disaster.
  • 1998
  • 00:44:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Exchange with Amanda Lang Moratorium on Fracking?

After hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" triggered a 4.4-magnitude earthquake in northeastern B.C., some critics called for a moratorium on fracking. This was one of the world's largest earthquakes ever triggered by the controversial process. Dianne Buckner of The Exchange speaks with geotechnical engineer Rick Chalaturnyk on whether or not a moratorium is the best way to address the link between fracking and ...
  • 2015
  • 00:04:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/23/2015

News in Review - March 2010 A Deadly Earthquake Devastates Haiti

On January 12, 2010, a powerful earthquake struck the small nation of Haiti. More than 100,000 people were killed, and about one million others were left homeless. In this News in Review story we’ll look at Haiti’s tragedy and how Canada and other countries are trying to help survivors.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2010

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Doc Zone China's Earthquake: The People in the Pictures

In May 2008, the ground in China's Sichuan province shuddered and cracked open. Buildings, roads and lives were torn apart in seconds.The massive earthquake would leave over 80,000 dead or missing and millions homeless. China's Earthquake: The People in the Pictures tells the story of four people who lives have been changed forever by this disaster — a young reporter, ...
  • 2009
  • 00:43:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 1999 Catastrophe in Turkey: Building Faults

In the modern age, natural disasters are international as well as national affairs — far-reaching in their impact. In the case of the horrendous earthquake in Turkey—in a year of terrible earthquakes, especially a subsequent one in Taiwan — nations from the world community rushed to provide assistance once again. But it was not just human lives that this disaster ...
  • 1999
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1999

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News in Review - January 2013 B.C. Earthquake

On a quiet Saturday evening in the fall of 2012, the coast of British Columbia was rocked by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake. Though no lives were lost and little damage was reported, the quake did reveal weakness in Canada's emergency preparedness.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight In Haiti

This special broadcast features highlights from George Stroumboulopoulos' trip to Haiti two years after the earthquake. George talks with Hollywood film director Paul Haggis, whose NGO Artists for Peace and Justice is involved in building schools in the country. He also catches up with others engaged in restoring services, prosperity and hope to the beleaguered nation.
  • 2012
  • 00:40:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 2004 City of Death: Iran's Killer Quake

In late December 2003, a massive earthquake levelled the ancient Iranian city of Bam. More than 30,000 people were killed, and about 100,000 others were left homeless. The quake also destroyed the city's 2,000-year-old citadel, the world's largest clay structure. We look at the massive international aid effort to dig out the dead and keep the survivors alive. We'll also ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:02
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  • Added on: 02/15/2004

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CBC News Fracking Triggered 2014 Earthquake in Northeastern B.C.

The quake was one of the world's largest ever triggered by hydraulic fracturing.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/16/2015

CBC News Fracking and Earthquakes: Exploring the Connection

B.C. commission draws link between fracking and 231 seismic events in the province.
  • 2015
  • 00:01:03
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/01/2015

News in Review - May 2010 How Canadians Are Helping Haiti

In January, the Caribbean country of Haiti was devastated by a powerful earthquake. More than 200,000 people were killed and more than one million were left homeless. Canadians reacted generously to the calls for help by raising millions of dollars for Haiti relief. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how some of those dollars are helping Haitians, ...
  • 2010
  • 00:15:58
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  • Added on: 05/15/2010

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National Geographic Documentaries Witness: Disaster In Japan

The world watched in horror on March 11, 2011 as the fourth largest earthquake ever recorded crippled Japan and triggered a massive tsunami that swallowed entire communities, leaving an unprecedented catastrophe in its wake. All the while, amateur videographers, news crews, tourists and countless others were recording the sights and sounds of the unfolding chaos. Witness: Disaster in Japan is ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:28
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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The Nature of Things Journey to the Disaster Zone: Japan 311

David travels to Sendai, the city nearest the epicenter of the quake, where he witnesses the dynamic relationship between science and nature.  This place has a long history of monitoring earthquakes because it’s a highly active seismic region. Here, at their sophisticated deep earth seismic monitoring lab, David learns that the equipment was not designed to measure a quake over ...
  • 2012
  • 00:44:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - April 2011 Japan and the Nuclear Nightmare

In early March 2011, a massive earthquake rocked a large area of northern Japan. The quake was followed by a huge tsunami that killed thousands of people and badly damaged a nuclear power plant. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the quake aftermath and at the desperate attempts to prevent a nuclear catastrophe.
  • 2011
  • 00:15:30
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  • Added on: 10/27/2014

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Our Vancouver Why Nepal's Quake Caused So Much Damage

Johanna Wagstaffe explains the science behind why the shaking was so extreme.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:45
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/04/2015

Do or Die Gory End

On this episode of Do or Die, try to survive being trampled in Pamplona during the "Running of the Bulls". Battle to stay alive when swift, freezing water washes you down the Los Angeles river system. And strive to find safety as a massive 8.0 earthquake shakes an office building down around you. If you found yourself in these Do or ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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