Country Canada Franken Foods

Food activists have coined the phrase "Franken Foods" and say the new technology puts us all at risk. For many farmers, it's just one more piece of technology that's both efficient and safe. Country Canada hears from both sides of the argument and talks to Prince Edward Island activist Aaron Koleszar, whose protests at the World Trade Organization meeting in ...
  • 2000
  • 00:10:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Genetically Modified Salmon Approved by FDA

A genetically modified salmon that grows at twice the rate of regular salmon has been approved as food by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/08/2015

News in Review - November 1999 Genetics In Food: Changing Mother Nature

According to many people, including scientists such as David Suzuki, scientific advances are not always consistent with or beneficial to consumers when long-range effects are unknown. This is the key issue behind the groundswell of opposition to genetically engineered food, an agricultural and marketing phenomenon that started in Europe. Despite the potential benefits of improved foodstuffs for alleviating global hunger, ...
  • 1999
  • 00:13:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/1999

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Extreme Exposures Ghost Bear

How do you photograph a ghost? That's the challenge for wildlife photographer Paul Nicklen. The Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia is the world's last big temperate rainforest. Black bears here have a genetic fluke that no others share: about one cub in ten is born white. Perhaps only a few hundred such bears exist. Paul's assignment is to bring ...
  • 2009
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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Monster Fish Giant Catfish

Zeb Hogan is hitting the road and heading down to the Deep South in search of the truth behind the myth of giant catfish. In the swamps and bayous of the southern U.S. there are widely told stories of catfish the size of a car that can swallow a man whole. Zeb is going all in with a cast of ...
  • 2012
  • 00:44:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

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Monster Fish Giant Eels

Zeb travels to the South Pacific in search of the largest longfin eels in the world – the New Zealand longfin and the giant mottled eel – and discovers what might be contributing to their demise.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Monster Fish Giant Stingray

To catch a wild stingray, Zeb teams up with local expert Dr. Nantarika Chansue and a commercial fishing guide as they search central Thailand’s rivers and estuaries in search of this enigmatic bottom feeder. We document one of the world’s first field studies on this critically endangered population. Where do they hide? How big do they get? On camera, Zeb ...
  • 2009
  • 00:46:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/05/2017

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1000 Days for the Planet Gibbon Rescue

Gibbons are small tree-dwelling monkeys with no real predators. But in Indonesia where the native forests are being ravaged by oil palm production, young gibbons are often captured and kept as pets. When they reach sexual maturity, at around 7 years of age, and become aggressive they are either killed or caged in deplorable conditions. A remarkable young Frenchman, Aurélien ...
  • 2014
  • 00:42:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/16/2015

The Nature of Things Giraffes: The Forgotten Giants

What many people do not realize about giraffes is that these iconic creatures of wild Africa, with their long necks, cinnamon spotted coats, flirty lashes and loping gait are disappearing at an alarming rate. Two hundred years ago there were a million giraffes, in 2000 there were 140,000 roaming Africa’s plains. Now, 15 years later, their numbers have plummeted to ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/20/2015

Expedition Wild Grand Canyon Safari

Casey Anderson heads to the Grand Canyon for an adventure – a trek that will take him from the California Condor to the Grand Canyon rattlesnake.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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