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 Lost in the Suburbs

The Nature of Things examines the social, economic and environmental implications of sprawl – low-density development that spreads out from the edge of cities and towns and consumes farmland, forest and wetlands. It is often poorly planned, land-consumptive and automobile oriented, such as residential subdivisions, which by virtue of their dependence on cars greatly contributes to environmental degradation. Are cities ...
  • 1998
  • 00:46:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

The Nature of Things Secret Fears: Overcoming Phobias

The world is a beautiful and frightening place. Yet for some, fears are not of war or famine, but of the battle inside their own minds; the struggle between rational and irrational thought, and the terror that strikes when the irrational voices win. The Nature of Things hears firsthand from patients who are fighting to rule their fears, rather than ...
  • 1998
  • 00:47:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/18/2013