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The Nature of Things National Parks: Forever Wild?

This documentary explores the crises faced by Canada's national parks as they attempt to steer a path between competing interests of tourism, ecology and business. Founded over a century ago, Banff National Park hosts four million visitors each year. Yet as human presence increases the wilderness recedes. We also examine Point Pelee in Ontario and Pacific Rim in British Columbia, ...
  • 1995
  • 00:45:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 2009 The Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

In December 2009, 192 nations gathered in Copenhagen to discuss climate change. The plan was to begin drafting a document to replace the Kyoto Protocol that expires in 2012. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the summit preparations, and examine the debate over climate change in this country.
  • 2009
  • 00:15:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2009

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News in Review - September 2008 Putting a Tax on Carbon

This summer, Liberal Leader Stéphane Dion introduced a plan to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions. The plan would place a new tax on carbon. Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservatives immediately attacked the plan, calling it a tax grab that would make gasoline even more expensive. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the carbon tax debate and explain ...
  • 2008
  • 00:13:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2008

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