The Nature of Things

The Nature of Things is one of the most successful series in the history of Canadian television. Hosted by the world-renowned geneticist and environmentalist David Suzuki, the influential program presents stories that are driven by a scientific understanding of the world. Stories full of adventure, drama and insight. The Nature of Things entertains and inspires audiences by engaging with the people and personalities behind the science. From the search for other life in the universe to the psychology of babies, from the furry animals that invade your backyard to the consequences of human progress, The Nature of Things throws open the door to the wonder and accomplishments of science.

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Episodes

The Nature of Things Dealing with Drugs: New Options

With crime and disease associated with drugs continuing to plague the world, Dealing With Drugs asks if the escalating "war on drugs" is doing more harm than good. This program examines the drug problems and policies of four major cities, finding inspiring success in the "harm reduction" policies of Amsterdam and Vancouver, and terrible failure in New York where addicts ...
  • 1997
  • 00:45:53
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Yellowstone to Yukon: The Wild Heart of North America

We journey through the vast, untamed grandeur of the Rocky Mountains, from Yellowstone Park in the United States to Canada's Yukon Territory. Efforts are underway to protect and reconnect this pristine wilderness and the diverse life forms it supports by creating a 3,000 km biological corridor. We encounter the many animals, including grizzly bears, wildcats and wolves, that range this ...
  • 1997
  • 00:45:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013