The Nature of Things Up Close and Toxic

Up Close & Toxic reveals that the great indoors is not as safe as we've been lulled into thinking. A relatively new area of scientific research is investigating our interior lifestyles and making a number of surprising discoveries. The study of indoor pollutants indicates that we are very much exposed to toxic agents in places where we would least expect ...
  • 2002
  • 00:53:29
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

La semaine verte Urban Agriculture

Radio-Canada looks into the urban farming phenomenon in Montreal, where community gardens have been a staple for decades; in Toronto, where people have taken their crops to the skies for lack of space; and in Detroit, a city that is reclaiming space left vacant after abandoned buildings are demolished. It is in “bombed-out” locales like Detroit that urban farming really ...
  • 2012
  • 00:41:06
  • Added on: 09/24/2013

Marketplace Vaccines: Shot of Confusion

Should parents vaccinate their children? Overwhelming evidence says yes, yet many parents hear conflicting advice even as disease outbreaks make news. The stakes couldn't be higher. Marketplace host Erica Johnson examines the confusion, investigates the source, and reveals how trusted health practitioners may be putting your kids at risk. It’s an investigation every potential parent should see.
  • 2014
  • 00:20:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2015

The Nature of Things Value of Life: AIDS in Africa Revisited

30 million Africans have HIV/AIDS. In the summer of 2003, two years after he was convinced that the pandemic could be stopped, Stephen Lewis, the United Nations' HIV/AIDS envoy, returned to Africa with The Nature of Things and documented his incredible personal journey that has led from hope to despair to hope again. After September 11, when the world's attention ...
  • 2003
  • 00:54:14
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - February 1997 Victims of Fashion

This report is a haunting look at the newest fashion phenomenon, the emaciated teenage supermodel, and the impact on, and implications for, young people.
  • 1997
  • 00:14:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1997

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News in Review - October 1990 Victor Davis

This report on the life and career of Olympic swimmer Victor Davis and the controversial inquiry into his tragic death poses some provocative questions.
  • 1990
  • 00:06:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1990

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News in Review - September 1993 Violence Against Women

Using the report and National Action Plan of the Canadian Panel on Violence Against Women as the backdrop, this News in Review report looks at the issues and controversies surrounding what Canadians recognize as a growing problem.
  • 1993
  • 00:13:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1993

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News in Review - April 1994 Violence in Schools: Zero Tolerance

This report looks at the issue of zero tolerance, reasons for violence in schools and conflict resolution.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2017

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The Nature of Things Vital Bonds

Take a fascinating journey inside the evolving science of transplants, where breakthrough discoveries are tackling the organ shortage and transforming the future of medicine. We’ve all heard about the crisis in organ donation. In Canada, for example, one in four on the lung waitlist die waiting. But there is hope: transplant medicine is in the midst of a quiet revolution. ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/18/2017

Refer-O-scope Voices (with English subtitles)

Sébastien hears voices that disrupt his workday.
  • 2013
  • 00:02:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2015