What a Waste Food Waste

Health officials estimate North Americans throw out about one-third of our groceries, while millions go hungry in other parts of the world. Scientists are working to turn that wasted food into plastic, animal feed, even fuel.
  • 2014
  • 00:27:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

Marketplace Food waste: What some supermarkets throw out

David Common goes dumpster-diving to reveal how big companies throw good food into dumpsters, part of a $31 billion a year problem in Canada. Some European countries have taken action on supermarket food waste, but Canada doesn't even have a food waste policy. If other countries can do it, why can’t we?
  • 2016
  • 00:22:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/31/2017

News in Review - October 2003 Forest Fires: Battling the Monster

It was a season of flames in British Columbia and Alberta. Warm weather and a lack of rain combined this summer to create raging fires that forced thousands of residents to flee for their lives, destroyed millions of acres of forest and reduced hundreds of homes to smouldering embers. News in Review looks at how residents coped with what many ...
  • 2003
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2003

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News in Review - September 1994 Forest Fires: Fighting Nature

To what extent should and can we intervene in nature? This story looks at the annual ravages of forest fires and how we attempt to control them.
  • 1994
  • 00:07:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1994

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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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Doc Zone Forever Plastic

The plastics industry argues that recycling is the answer. If you had to do a Plastics Recycling Test, would you pass? As the mountains of plastic debris continue to grow, some individuals are doing their part to reduce the waste. Forever Plastic looks at the complex question of what to do with something that doesn't go away when we throw it away.
  • 2009
  • 00:44:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Doc Zone Gardening Confidential

Gardening Confidential takes us on an international exploration of one of the most obsessive hobbies in human history. From robotic lawnmowers to gardens on Mars, from trendy Manhattan rooftops to virtual gardens in cyberspace, this ancient craft has entered the space age and become a multi-billion dollar industry. Meet some of the most single-minded gardeners in the world and discover ...
  • 2008
  • 00:46:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

What a Waste Gaseous Waste

Greenhouse gas emissions are the biggest problem to face the natural world today. In this episode, host Torah Kachur meets scientists turning methane into plastic, vacuuming up smog in Beijing parks and even capturing cow farts.
  • 2014
  • 00:27:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

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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