The National Trying to recycle everything comes at a high cost

Trying to recycle everything — including hard-to-recycle items like coffee pods and cigarette butts — can come at a high cost.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/13/2018

News in Review - November 2009 Trying to Save the World’s Amphibians

All over the world, frogs and hundreds of other amphibians are rapidly disappearing. The situation is so serious that some scientists believe we are witnessing the biggest mass extinction since the dinosaurs.
  • 2009
  • 00:14:59
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  • Added on: 11/15/2009

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Extreme Exposures Tusked Titans

Risking life, limb and equipment, photographer Paul Nicklen dives into the frigid waters off Greenland to capture a two-ton giant – the Atlantic walrus – in its natural element.
  • 2010
  • 00:23:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/06/2016

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News in Review - January 2014 Typhoon Haiyan: Destruction in the Philippines

With wind speeds gusting over 300 km/hour, it was the strongest typhoon to ever make landfall. Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in November 2013 leaving a wake of death and devastation. More than 6,000 people were killed and as many as 10 million were left scrambling for food, water and a place to live.
  • 2014
  • 00:14:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2014

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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

As It Happens Up in Smoke: Australia Repeals Carbon Tax

Tony Abbott's Australian government has made good on his big election promise. They've scrapped a controversial carbon tax that had once been hailed as a progressive way to combat climate change. This makes Australia the first developed nation to implement and then scrap a tax. Many environmentalists in Australia had hoped Mr. Abbott's election promise to repeal the tax wasn't ...
  • 2014
  • 00:07:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

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

News in Review - December 2000 Urban Garbage: Landfill or Recycle?

Public education does not just occur in schools; a long-term process, it plays an important role in everyone's daily life. As urban populations increase, infrastructures like waste management systems become critical, as does educating citizens to its role in making the systems work. This report focuses on how Toronto and Halifax have dealt with urban garbage and explores garbage as ...
  • 2000
  • 00:09:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2000

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The Early Edition Vancouver Debates Whales and Dolphins in Captivity

It has been a summer of scrutiny for the Vancouver Aquarium's captive whale and dolphin program. The Vancouver Park held a series of special meetings to solicit public opinion on the captivity debate. Niki Sharma, Vision Vancouver Park Boad Commissioner, describes some of the testimony given.
  • 2014
  • 00:06:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

The Early Edition Vancouver Park Board Bans Breeding of Dolphins, Whales

Dolphins and whales will stay at the Vancouver Aquarium. After much debate, the Vancouver Park Board voted unanimously to keep cetaceans in captivity at the aquarium, but ordered an end to the breeding of most whales and dolphins. The Early Edition speaks with aquarium CEO John Nightingale on the potential impact of this decision.
  • 2014
  • 00:08:57
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  • Added on: 08/08/2014