The Nature of Things When Less Is More: Alberta Tar Sands Exploration

In a poignant look at the Alberta Tar Sands project and the community of Fort McMurray, Alberta, David Suzuki investigates the development of the largest oil deposit outside of Saudi Arabia, the environmental impact, and effects on the local Mikisew Cree First Nations population. This program explores the effects of oil sands development on local and global environments, and on ...
  • 2006
  • 00:41:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Where is the world's waste going? | The Question New

Where is the world's waste going? That's the focus of the latest edition of The Question. With China ending its program to take in the world’s waste, it has to go somewhere else. The National takes a look at how countries like Sweden and Germany have introduced incentives for people to return their waste.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/02/2018

The Early Edition Whistler's Invasive Weed Bylaw

The Early Edition catches up with Clare O'Brien, the executive director of the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council. She is excited about a first-of-its-kind bylaw enacted in Whistler that means residents can be fined for having invasive plants on their property. O'Brien believes it will prevent the spread and infestation of invasive plants in the city.
  • 2014
  • 00:06:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

The Nature of Things White Wolves: Ghosts of the Arctic

At Canada’s northernmost edge lies a remote and barren wilderness, where few animals are tough enough to survive: Ellesmere Island. Ghosts of the Arctic follows a family of wolves as they struggle to raise their pups in this unforgiving environment. Set within a stunning landscape of snow-capped mountains and ice-locked fjords, this documentary offers a glimpse into a world that’s rarely been ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/24/2017

Our Vancouver Why Scientists Look Forward to the Paris Climate Conference

Johanna Wagstaffe explains what's at stake for the scientific world at the Paris Climate Conference.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/08/2015

The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Ice Edge (Part 4 of 4)

Canada’s arctic wildlife is finely adapted to a life on and around ice and yet this frozen landscape is undergoing a massive shift due to humans. A landscape inhabited by wildlife and people who have found an amazing variety of ways to survive. From polar bear cubs making their first discovery of ice to a caribou calf “dancing” in the ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:14
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/08/2014

The Nature of Things Wild Canada: The Eternal Frontier (Part 1 of 4)

Go on an extraordinary journey from the spectacle of humpback whales feeding on capelin off Newfoundland to the world's largest intact temperate rainforest in British Columbia that is home to the rare "white" black bear. Acrobatic flying squirrels and thousands of red-sided garter snakes are just some of the incredible array of wildlife we see.
  • 2014
  • 00:44:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/08/2014

The Nature of Things Wild Canada: The Heartland (Part 3 of 4)

Central Canada has both native grassland and boreal forest teeming with wildlife, and yet here too the hands of early humans have shaped the land. From the prairies to Canada's vast boreal forest that stretches almost from coast to coast, we reveal a huge wilderness of extremes that has been shaped over millennia by both humans and wildfires. Here pronghorn ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:16
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/08/2014

The Nature of Things Wild Canada: The Wild West (Part 2 of 4)

Journey from the secret world of Canada's wettest and most biologically diverse landscape, the temperate rainforest, to the snow-capped peaks of the Rocky Mountains. The stories are intimate and epic: from wolves that fish for salmon to the thrilling sounds of head-butting male big horn sheep, to ice-covered grizzly bears living near the Arctic Circle. The ancient coastal forests hide ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/08/2014

News in Review - October 2001 Wind Power: Harnessing Nature

As a cheap, clean and completely renewable source of energy, wind power is gaining favour across Canada. Authorities and scientists are working to harness this natural resource in order to power public facilities, such as skytrains in Calgary, or to produce electricity in energy-intensive areas of Canada such as Ontario. We analyze and assess the realities, advantages and disadvantages of ...
  • 2001
  • 00:13:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2001

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