News in Review - February 1998 Cutting Emissions: New Fuels for Cars

To a great extent in North America, and increasingly around the world, culture and economics have become based on the automobile. Our lifestyles, our urban development and our international trade are just some of the issues that highlight the impact on the planet of mass transportation and the proliferation of the automobile. In terms of our cars and how we ...
  • 1998
  • 00:14:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1998

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1000 Days for the Planet Cyanide-laced Fish and Other Tasty Hazards

The waters of Indonesia teem with a huge variety of fish but the rapid degradation of coral reefs is threatening many species that are unique in the world. Illegal practices such as blast fishing and cyanide fishing are enormously destructive. The demand for live capture of exotic fish is a real threat to the future of many species. Exported for ...
  • 2014
  • 00:42:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/16/2015

The Nature of Things Dad and the Dandelions

A filmmaker tries to unlock the mystery behind his father's blood cancer, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Is there a connection to golf's manicured perfection? In the world of pearl white bunkers and velvety putting greens, Andrew Nisker discovers that these “greenspaces” are anything but. Along the way he meets numerous experts including Jay Feldman, urban planner and Executive Director of the non-profit ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/24/2017

Monster Fish Danger Down Under

The Murray cod can grow up to six feet long, weigh more than 250 pounds and is rumoured to eat everything from birds and snakes to possums – even its own kind. But humans have been encroaching on the cod’s river system, and now its population is under threat. Zeb travels to Australia to find out if this giant still ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/11/2016

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The Nature of Things David Suzuki's Andean Adventure

Should nature have rights, just like humans? David Suzuki sets off on an "Andean Adventure", to see first-hand the places that just may represent the cutting edge when it comes to taking on the world’s energy, climate and economic crises. From Ecuador comes a revolutionary proposal to not dig for oil. Below what may be the most biodiverse place on ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/21/2013

News in Review - September 2000 Deadly Water: The Lessons of Walkerton

Safe drinking water is a prime resource for all humans and something we in Canada may have taken for granted. The tragedy that occurred in the town of Walkerton, where several people died and many more were made very sick by the presence of E. coli bacteria in the municipal water supply, is not only an important and ongoing news ...
  • 2000
  • 00:14:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2000

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Lion Ranger Death in the Kingdom

A hyena cub is introduced to the nursery, its time to operate on a majestic male, tragedy strikes at the Kingdom, and cheeky new arrivals win over a lonely lion cub.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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News in Review - 2013-2014 2013 Death of the Honeybee

The humble pollinator of our flowers and food is dying at an alarming rate. Beekeepers are finding whole hives decimated. They blame a new insecticide called neonicotinonids.  Europe has already banned the insecticide. But in North America it is still widely in use. In this documentary farmers explain how the insecticide is boosting their harvest while beekeepers tell why the ...
  • 2013
  • 00:12:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2013

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News in Review - November 2007 Defending our Sovereignty in the Arctic

The dramatic shrinking of the Arctic ice cap this year has some experts predicting that the Arctic Ocean could be ice free in summer by 2013. That would open up sea lanes to shipping and allow for more extensive oil and mineral exploration. It would also force Canada to defend its sovereignty in the region. In this News in Review ...
  • 2007
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007

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Survive the Tribe Desert Hunters

Hazen Audel endures a crash course in San survival in the hope of joining an elite four-man team on an epic Kalahari hunt. He has a week to learn skills usually mastered over a lifetime. Hazen is in the Kalahari Desert, in the extreme north-east of Namibia. This is home to the legendary San Bushmen, some of the greatest animal ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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