CBC | Radio-Canada Documentary Blood on the Ice

The controversy surrounding the hunting of baby seals dates back to the mid-1960s. It all started with a documentary that sought to draw attention to the fate of the seals. Bloody excerpts from the film were aired on television, causing a public outcry. In 1977, Greenpeace led a massive operation to block the seal hunt across Newfoundland. A disoriented Brigitte ...
  • 2011
  • 00:53:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/20/2013

Survive the Tribe Blood Warriors

Deep in Kenya live the Samburu – a colourful, strong and brave people who have survived in the bush despite the constant threat of drought and dangerous wildlife. Hazen Audel travels to the deepest part of Samburu territory to learn the skills needed to survive in this unforgiving landscape. Both cows’ blood and milk are mainstays of the Samburu diet, ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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The Nature of Things Build Green

In a refreshing hour, Build Green advises making the sun, wind and rain — along with dirt, straw and sewage — your friends. By building a house using innovative practices and materials, you'll not only do the earth a favour, but you could save big bucks too. From retro-fitting a hip, old Montreal housing complex with state-of-the-art sustainable energy systems, to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:32
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2013 Calgary: Summer of the Flood

June 2013, a low-pressure system got locked in over southern Alberta bringing days of heavy rain. The waters rose and the two rivers running through Calgary crested. The ensuing flood forced thousands from their homes, took four lives and caused billions of dollars in damage.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

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The Nature of Things Call of the Baby Beluga

A journey through the amazing world of the endangered St. Lawrence beluga whales and the scientists who have worked for decades against long odds to help them. Although the days of intentionally killing St. Lawrence belugas is past, toxins and other unknown causes make the future of these survivors uncertain. The film describes new patterns of deaths among beluga mothers, ...
  • 2016
  • 00:43:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2016

The Nature of Things Canada's Amazon: A Boreal Forest Journey

Wrapped like a green cloak around the shoulders of Canada, from Newfoundland and Labrador to British Columbia and the Yukon, the boreal forest covers over 50% of Canada's land mass. The Canadian Boreal presents one of the last and best opportunities in the world to protect vast tracts of undisturbed wilderness. The film follows two canoe trips through the forest, ...
  • 2003
  • 00:44:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2002 Canada’s Long, Hot Summer

In a brutal, long, hot summer the weather has wreaked havoc in many parts of Canada. Forest fires in Quebec and Alberta damaged the lumber industry, while on the Prairies extreme drought and an invasion of grasshoppers devastated both beef and grain farming. The situation became so desperate that the federal government poured in over $200-million dollars in aid for ...
  • 2002
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2002

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The National Canadian Teen Discovers Method to Turn Waste Water into Electricity

A Vancouver high school student thinks he knows what to do with the one billion litres of waste water that gets flushed down toilets and sent down sink drains every day in the Greater Vancouver Area. Austin Wang, who has won numerous science awards, came up with a way to genetically modify micro-organisms so that they could clean waste water ...
  • 2016
  • 00:06:57
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2016

Doc Zone Carbon Hunters

Carbon Hunters delves into the controversial, little-understood, yet booming industry of carbon credit trading. Sometimes called emissions trading, carbon offset, or cap-and-trade, it's a market-driven solution that puts a fixed price on pollution, allowing those who pollute to pay and those who don't to profit. It may be a potentially workable mechanism towards solving what most people now acknowledge as the ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Carpe Diem: A Fishy Tale Classroom Favourites

North America is under attack by a relentless aquatic invader. Accidentally released into the Mississippi River 30 years ago, the Asian Carp have been heading north ever since. Famous for their insatiable hunger and their Olympic high jumping, Asian Carp are now only 100 kilometers south of Lake Michigan. Carpe Diem: A Fishy Tale will take viewers on an enlightening ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:24
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/03/2014