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

The Nature of Things Ghosts of Futures Past: Tom Berger in the North

The Canadian Arctic, one of the world’s last great wilderness regions is facing new pressures: natural gas exploration. The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, the largest construction project in Canada in more than a century, will bring natural gas from the Far North to Alberta’s Tar Sands, a hot spot for oil extraction and refining. Is there anywhere on Earth where we ...
  • 2006
  • 00:45:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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

1000 Days for the Planet Global Climate Disruption

The Galapagos Archipelago is a model of conservation in the Pacific Ocean. Its remarkable diversity of marine species is explained by the upwelling of cold ocean currents. But an increasingly common climatic anomaly occurring far out to sea is killing life. It's El Niño. Scientists believe that climate change could cause the frequency and severity of this climatic phenomenon to ...
  • 2014
  • 00:42:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/16/2015

News in Review - May 1995 Global Warming: A Progress Report

Following the Berlin Conference, this report looks at the issues of air pollution and the impact of global warming.
  • 1995
  • 00:12:34
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1995

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News in Review - October 2007 Going Green to Fight Global Warming

As politicians continue to argue over the best way to fight the threat of global warming, a lot of Canadians aren’t waiting to do something about the problem. They’re trying to cut down on greenhouse gases by going green. In this News in Review story we’ll look at a school with a sod roof and no furnace. We’ll also show ...
  • 2007
  • 00:17:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2007

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The Fifth Estate Gospel of Green

In the face of predictions, rhetoric and warnings about the planet's environmental crisis, one man stands alone as a revolutionary who is transforming a country. And it's likely you've never heard his name. Hermann Scheer is a German parliamentarian who has turned ideas into practical solutions. Because of the laws that bear his name, Germany is now a solar-paneled, windmill-building, ...
  • 2008
  • 00:42:28
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013