News in Review - February 2004 City of Death: Iran's Killer Quake

In late December 2003, a massive earthquake levelled the ancient Iranian city of Bam. More than 30,000 people were killed, and about 100,000 others were left homeless. The quake also destroyed the city's 2,000-year-old citadel, the world's largest clay structure. We look at the massive international aid effort to dig out the dead and keep the survivors alive. We'll also ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2004

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Our Vancouver Climate Change: Worst-Case Scenario

Meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe explains the latest research on melting sea ice.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/07/2015

The Nature of Things Code Breakers

When did the first peoples arrive in the New World? Until recently, anthropologists thought they had the answer. For decades, they believed that humans were unable to enter the Americas until the end of the last Ice Age. In this vibrant HD documentary, anthropologist Niobe Thompson opens a fascinating window onto new research overturning this longstanding theory. He works in ...
  • 2010
  • 00:44:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Alaska Wing Men Convict on Board

In Alaska, extreme weather is a bitter fact of life. In parts of the state where aircraft are the only way in or out, bush pilots survive by using their skills and instincts to tame the turbulent skies. Drake Olson is a former racecar driver who is as unpredictable as the weather. With an off-the-grid hangar and a rough-hewn manner, ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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The Nature of Things Cuba: The Accidental Revolution – Sustainable Agriculture (Part 1 of 2)

Since the collapse of the Soviet Bloc in 1989, Cuba has revolutionized agriculture to produce more food on less land with very little environmental impact. With no fuel available to transport food, they’ve transformed traditional practices and brought farming into the cities. Many nations are now turning to this iconic island nation for guidance in making their own agricultural practices ...
  • 2006
  • 00:44:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

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 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

Alaska Wing Men Deadly Descent

Untamed terrain and dangerous beauty draw people to Alaska from all walks of life, but it takes highly skilled bush pilots to fly people in and out of its remote wilds.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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Alaska Wing Men Deadly Skies

High winds, rain and clouds force three veteran pilots to make some life or death decisions. Jack Barber hits a dangerous cloud of ice that threatens to bring him down. Chopper pilot Dave King races the fog to pick up a team of scientists, and pilot Steve Hakala and his legendary Grumman Goose are grounded. Meanwhile, rookie pilot Veronica Morthorpe ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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Wild Mississippi Delta Blues

Our romance with the Mississippi River heats up as we head south. She joins with an even more flooded Ohio River to form a union of destruction that challenges man and beast alike. At the headwaters, when we started this love affair with the river, we agreed to go all the way come hell or high water – now we ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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