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Earth: A New Wild Oceans

Sanjayan goes in search of a very different future. He travels to one of the remotest reefs on earth. The sheer number of sharks in this place doesn’t make any sense – the mass of predators is greater than prey. It seems like a paradox. But when you understand it, you see how our oceans can be more productive than ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/18/2016

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Earth: A New Wild Water

Both humans and wildlife depend on water for survival. In this episode, Sanjayan explores how a misuse of water can lead to unparalleled destruction; however, sharing our water with wildlife does not only benefit the wild, it may also be a crucial step in our own survival.
  • 2014
  • 00:44:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Earth: A New Wild Home

In Bangladesh, every week on average, someone is killed by a tiger. Sanjayan surveys tiger territory with scientists who are trying to find out why these tigers are more aggressive than elsewhere. But in the strangest twist, Sanjayan also discovers that fear of tigers is actually protecting the mangrove forests which provide much of the country with protection from storms ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Earth: A New Wild Forests

Dr M. Sanjayan travels into the Amazon’s “Intangible Zone” with a team of scientists who believe it could be the most bio-diverse place on earth. Despite being virtually “off the map”, there are still people here: Waorani, who are fierce defenders of the forest against outsiders. They help the scientists reveal the forest’s deepest scientific secrets. But seeing how people live ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/11/2016

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Earth: A New Wild Plains

The plains are home to the greatest gatherings of animal life on the planet. But today these wild grasslands – along with the iconic species that live here – are among the most endangered places on Earth. As we humans continue to fight for space with wildlife, Dr M. Sanjayan makes it his mission to find a solution to the battle ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/11/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries The Road to Collapse

It was the greatest civilization in history – so advanced and powerful it dwarfed anything that came before it. In the year 2210, teams of scientists investigate colossal ruins, searching for answers to one haunting question: how could a civilization that mastered the planet suddenly collapse? From the wreckage, they piece together the most remarkable story ever uncovered.
  • 2010
  • 01:36:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/22/2015

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The Nature of Things Biomimicry: Learning From Nature

The two-part series Biomimicry: Learning From Nature is based on the acclaimed book Biomimicry, Innovation Inspired by Nature by Janine Benyus. The biomimics’ goal is to find benign and sustainable ways to meet our needs for food, materials, medicine and energy. By beginning to learn from nature, biomimics are finding out that, in all her activities, nature creates conditions conducive to life. In answer ...
  • 2002
  • 01:46:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/13/2015

CBC Animation The Mighty River

Clean water, essential to all forms of life, is becoming increasingly rare. Like deforestation, the loss of clean water is a global tragedy. "Magtogoek", as it is called by the Mi'kmaq people, originates in the Great Lakes, follows a long course through Ontario and Quebec, and then drains into the Atlantic. Its waters, which once teemed with animal and plant ...
  • 1993
  • 00:24:03
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/14/2014

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 ...
  • 1978
  • 00:10:59
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 12/07/2013

CBC Animation Illusion?

"Every flower, every insect, every animal is a miracle waiting to be discovered, a marvel to be respected and loved. But we like to replace them with our own inventions, served up by the magicians of advertising, the promoters of progress and over-consumption. Unfortunately, these inventions are outmoded all too quickly. They break down, often taking with them that which ...
  • 1975
  • 00:11:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/08/2013