The Nature of Things Geologic Journey II — Tectonic Europe (Part 1 of 5)

This episode traverses the Eurasian plate — from Iceland where new land is formed to the Alps where old land is destroyed. In between, we witness the twisted, gorgeous landscapes of the Earth's surface under pressure, places where scientists first came up with the very study of geology itself. Trek with University of Toronto Scarborough geology professor Nick Eyles and ...
  • 2010
  • 01:02:25
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Geologic Journey II — Western Pacific Rim (Part 3 of 5)

The Pacific Rim is home to half the world's active volcanoes and 90 per cent of its earthquakes, yet nearly 800 million people live at its violent edge. This episode focuses on the Asia-Pacific side of the Pacific Ring of Fire, a living testament to the beauty and danger that geologic forces can deliver. Our journey begins in New Zealand ...
  • 2010
  • 00:51:55
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Geologic Journey: Atlantic Coast (Part 5 of 5)

This episode of the Geologic Journey series sweeps us eastward — and backward: east to the Atlantic coast, and hundreds of millions of years back in time, to tell the story in three dramatic chapters of how tectonic upheaval pummelled and pounded eastern North America, until the shape we recognize today finally emerged. Along the way, viewers are invited to ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/08/2013

The Nature of Things Geologic Journey: Great Lakes (Part 1 of 5)

This episode of the Geologic Journey series tells the story of the dramatic changes in the geology and landscape of the vast central area of North America that only in very recent geologic history takes the form of five great interconnected freshwater lakes. We find the roots of a long vanished mountain range that once rivalled the Himalayas, explore the ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:40
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Geologic Journey: Rockies (Part 2 of 5)

This episode of the Geologic Journey series tells the story of the immense spine of stone that runs from the Canadian North down to the Southern United States. The story begins on the quiet Pacific shoreline of Vancouver Island, where geologists search for clues of massive tectonic shifts that reverberated through the continent, forcing the mountains up out of a ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

1000 Days for the Planet Gibbon Rescue

Gibbons are small tree-dwelling monkeys with no real predators. But in Indonesia where the native forests are being ravaged by oil palm production, young gibbons are often captured and kept as pets. When they reach sexual maturity, at around 7 years of age, and become aggressive they are either killed or caged in deplorable conditions. A remarkable young Frenchman, Aurélien ...
  • 2014
  • 00:42:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/16/2015

Alaska Wing Men Gold Rush

A pilot from Talkeetna Air Taxi attempts to rescue a group of stranded climbers from a glacier near Mt. McKinley. A husband and wife team face weather complications when delivering a 1,300-pound drill engine to a gold-prospecting company. Guardian pilot Greg Johnson and his team fly to the northernmost edge of the continent to rescue a 14-month-old child in respiratory ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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Expedition Wild Grand Canyon Safari

Casey Anderson heads to the Grand Canyon for an adventure – a trek that will take him from the California Condor to the Grand Canyon rattlesnake.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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1000 Days for the Planet Great Oceanic Migrators

This episode focuses on the ocean’s great migrator and tells the tale of one of humanity’s most important conservation victories – the recovery of the humpback whale. In the Dominican Republic, scientists are trying to solve the mystery of this species’ migratory routes. But new dangers, such as plastic pollution, now threaten the health of our oceans. A new “garbage patch” ...
  • 2013
  • 00:50:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/21/2014

Alaska Wing Men Grizzly 911

When it comes to wilderness and adventure, Alaska is often referred to as the "last frontier." Because most of the state is untamed and inaccessible by car, those eager to venture into its wild will need to rely on a competent bush pilot to get them there... and back. Keller spends his days flying tourists, hunters and fishermen to some ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/29/2017

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