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Good People with Mark Sakamoto Waste

Ingersoll, ON fights a proposed landfill while Nanaimo, BC extends the life of theirs with a more circular economy.
  • 2019
  • 00:22:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/23/2020

Marketplace Fighting back against fast fashion

Marketplace journalist Charlsie Agro visits two schools trying to break the fast fashion cycle after they watched the Marketplace investigation in 2018. She interviews Ontario MPP Donna Skelly, who's calling on her government to implement a province-wide stewardship program.
  • 2019
  • 00:06:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/18/2020

Marketplace Clothing Waste: Fashion’s dirty secret

Marketplace investigates clothing recycling programs at fast fashion chains, and reveals the marketing may not live up to what it promises consumers and the planet. While you feel good about dropping off all those used clothes, you might not be doing as much good as you think. Watch host Charlsie Agro's journey as she follows the trail of your old ...
  • 2018
  • 00:22:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2020

News in Review - February 2020 Killing Aspen: The Glyphosate Debate

Glyphosate is an herbicide which is marketed under the commercial name of Roundup. Originally created by the Monsanto Corporation, now owned by Bayer, it is the most widely used weed-killer in Canada. It’s sprayed on major food crops like corn, soy and wheat. It’s also widely used in forestry and land management, as it kills off undergrowth and larger trees ...
  • 2020
  • 00:11:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/28/2020

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The Nature of Things Reef Rescue

Over the past 30 years, roughly half of the planet’s coral has been lost. These vital underwater ecosystems are being damaged by pollution and overfishing. But rising water temperatures due to climate change are having the most catastrophic effect of all. There are glimmers of hope in the form of “super corals” that exist in small numbers in places like ...
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/21/2020

CBC Docs POV The Mill

When the government of Nova Scotia announced that the Boat Harbour Effluent Treatment Facility would close on January 31, 2020, it was a huge win for the members of Pictou Landing First Nation. In 2014, a spill of untreated wastewater headed to the facility took place near a Mi’kmaq burial ground, prompting residents to set up a protest blockade that ...
  • 2019
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/13/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature The Passenger Pigeon: A story of modern extinction

On September 1, 1914, the extinction of the passenger pigeon became official when the last of its species (a bird named Martha) died. Hear the story of how billions of birds became zero. Get a glimpse of a special exhibition in honour of the ill-fated passenger pigeon. See irreplaceable specimens from the Canadian Museum of Nature collection.
  • 2014
  • 00:03:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Native mussels fight back

Find out how some native mussels are hanging on... despite the dire threat by invasive zebra mussels. Mussel expert André Martel takes us to the Rideau River in Smith Falls, Ontario.
  • 2016
  • 00:03:14
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Searching for lichens in Nova Scotia

Kejimkujik National Park in Nova Scotia is rich in lichen biodiversity. Tag along with lichenologist Troy McMullin as he finds an assortment of these miniscule marvels that are new to this park. See impressive close-up photos of the lichens as well.
  • 2017
  • 00:02:07
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/23/2020

The National Climate change, ticks and the moose population

With warmer winters bringing less snow cover, scientists are studying how winter ticks are thriving and the impact that could have on the moose population.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/26/2020

The National Teen climate activist calls it 'movement of her generation'

Rebecca Hamilton is a 16-year-old from Vancouver who's committed everything to fight climate change. And she has thousands of peers following her example. Rebecca's story is part of the CBC News climate change series "In Our Backyard."
  • 2019
  • 00:05:51
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/15/2020

Scout & The Gumboot Kids The Case of the Abandoned Home

While out on a walk, Scout notices an abandoned home in the woods. But why would anyone abandon such a cozy home? As Scout and the Gumboot Kids work on this mystery, they soon discover that homes come in many shapes and sizes.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:22
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Scout & The Gumboot Kids The Case of the Spotted Jelly

When we take time to explore in the woods or fields, sometimes we make exciting discoveries! Have you every seen something in nature that was completely new to you? Something that you had never seen before? This happened to the Gumboot kids as they solved The Case of The Spotted Jelly.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:19
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Scout & The Gumboot Kids The Case of the Quiet Diggers

Sometimes all we want to do is jump and bounce! When this feeling takes hold of you, find a wide open space in nature and explore how high you can bounce, how long you can jump or how fast you can run. Our bodies are made for moving in all sorts of ways. Let your body leap and bound and ...
  • 2017
  • 00:05:16
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/25/2020

Scout & The Gumboot Kids The Case of the Pebble Eaters

Nature is full of surprises! The more time we spend in nature, the more hidden secrets are uncovered. Sometimes you might think that a plant or animal behaves a certain way and then as you take time to explore and observe them, they can reveal so many new and surprising things about themselves. This was the case for Scout & ...
  • 2017
  • 00:05:25
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/24/2020

Scout & The Gumboot Kids The Case of the Buried Treasure

After a winter of cold and snow, it’s wonderful to see the plants waking up from their long sleep. Every day they grow a little more just like you! Each new plant is a natural marvel and a real treasure. Let’s join Scout & the Gumboot Kids as they solve The Case of The Buried Treasure.
  • 2017
  • 00:05:24
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/24/2020

Scout & The Gumboot Kids Spring Special: A Spring Feast

Celebrate the joy and wonder of spring with Scout, Daisy and the Gumboot Kids. The special features tulips, daffodils, birds and a song called "Spring is Springing" by Jessie Farrell.
  • 2020
  • 00:05:23
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 03/24/2020

The Fifth Estate Fishing for Fun and Death

Warner Troyer explores the presence of mercury in some of Northern Ontario's lakes and rivers. In Minamata, Japan in 1956 a new disease was discovered and the cause was mercury poisoning from ingested fish. The disease came to be known as Minamata disease. At that time the Ontario government found it also existed in the Wabigoon River and banned commercial ...
  • 1975
  • 00:27:42
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 03/04/2020

Country Canada The problem with pesticides

Nobody wants a wormy apple – not consumers and certainly not farmers. That's why pesticides are considered a must for today's large-scale agricultural operations. The downside is that pesticides used by farmers in the Great Lakes basin drain into the lakes, posing a threat to wildlife and, quite possibly, human health. Twenty agricultural chemicals have been identified in the lakes ...
  • 1996
  • 00:09:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/02/2020

Documentary The Family Farm

In a journey across the majestic Canadian countryside, The Family Farm explores the diverse agricultural pursuits of earnest farm families and serves as a window into small scale farming. A season spent with these farmers and others reveals the key role they play in sustaining traditional farm knowledge, promoting environmental stewardship and maintaining food security. The Family Farm focuses on ...
  • 2014
  • 01:10:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/11/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Kathy Conlan, marine biologist researching marine life on Antarctic ocean floor (short version)

Kathy Conlan is a marine biologist at the Canadian Museum of Nature who studies creatures that live on the ocean floor. She tells us about the impact of pollution on this biodiversity in Antarctica, observed while diving under the ice!
  • 2010
  • 00:01:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/10/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Kathy Conlan, marine biologist researching marine life on Antarctic ocean floor (long version)

Kathy Conlan is a marine biologist at the Canadian Museum of Nature who studies creatures that live on the ocean floor. She tells us about the impact of pollution on this biodiversity in Antarctica, observed while diving under the ice!
  • 2019
  • 00:03:09
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/10/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Lynn Gillespie, botanist sharing knowledge of plants

Sharing knowledge with youth is an important part of a scientist’s job. Lynn Gillespie, Head of Botany at the Canadian Museum of Nature, joins the Students on Ice expedition and shares her interest in studying plants.
  • 2011
  • 00:04:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/10/2020

Canadian Museum of Nature Puijila, the “walking” seal

A Canadian Museum of Nature scientist discovers evolutionary evidence of a mammal transforming to “return” to the sea. An amazing fossil from the Arctic of 20 million years ago, Puijila darwini is a land animal that links to the origin of seals.
  • 2009
  • 00:04:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/18/2019

Canadian Museum of Nature Clues to climate change in Arctic lakes and rivers

Biologist and diatom expert Paul Hamilton finds clues about climate change by studying tiny life forms in the Arctic’s lakes and rivers. Hamilton talks about his work examining microscopic life in the Arctic.
  • 2013
  • 00:02:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/18/2019