The Nature of Things

The Nature of Things

Host David Suzuki examines a variety of scientific, moral and environmental issues.
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Episode Guide

  • The Nature of Things - Aliens of the Deep Sea (Season 1 Episode 545)
    Season 1 Episode 545:

    Aliens of the Deep Sea

    Scientists test the intelligence of the octopus.

  • The Nature of Things - Magazine No. 2 (Season 1 Episode 544)
    Season 1 Episode 544:

    Magazine No. 2

    An exploration of counterfeit drugs, back through history to tell the story of the Soviet "Lunokhod" moon vehicle, and interview of NHL player Andrew Ference.

  • The Nature of Things - Masters of Space (Season 1 Episode 543)
    Season 1 Episode 543:

    Masters of Space

    The emerging competition between the major industrial nations to weaponize and control space.

  • The Nature of Things - One Ocean: The Changing Sea (Season 1 Episode 542)
    Season 1 Episode 542:

    One Ocean: The Changing Sea

    How the ocean's chemistry and systems are being compromised by increased acidity, less oxygen and warming temperatures.

  • The Nature of Things - One Ocean: Mysteries of the Deep Sea (Season 1 Episode 541)
    Season 1 Episode 541:

    One Ocean: Mysteries of the Deep Sea

    An in-depth look at the most beguiling parts of the sea.

  • The Nature of Things - One Ocean: Footprints in the Sand (Season 1 Episode 540)
    Season 1 Episode 540:

    One Ocean: Footprints in the Sand

    Marine protected areas that can have a huge impact on an ecosystem's ability to recover.

  • The Nature of Things - One Ocean: Life and Birth (Season 1 Episode 539)
    Season 1 Episode 539:

    One Ocean: Life and Birth

    The evolution of sea life and the secrets hidden within the ocean's depths are explored.

  • The Nature of Things - Magazine (Season 1 Episode 538)
    Season 1 Episode 538:

    Magazine

  • The Nature of Things - Uakari: Secrets of the Red Monkey (Season 1 Episode 537)
    Season 1 Episode 537:

    Uakari: Secrets of the Red Monkey

    Scientist Mark Bowler's search for the uakari monkey that takes him deep into the remote rainforests of Peru.

  • The Nature of Things - Bat & Man (Season 1 Episode 536)
    Season 1 Episode 536:

    Bat & Man

    Bats and their essential role in the survival of life on Earth.

  • The Nature of Things - My Nuclear Neighbour (Season 1 Episode 535)
    Season 1 Episode 535:

    My Nuclear Neighbour

    The pros and cons of nuclear power.

  • The Nature of Things - The Magnetic Pole (Season 1 Episode 534)
    Season 1 Episode 534:

    The Magnetic Pole

    Scientists question the possibility that the Earth's magnetic poles could reverse from North to South.

  • The Nature of Things - The Downside of High (Season 1 Episode 533)
    Season 1 Episode 533:

    The Downside of High

    The impact marijuana has on teenagers' mental health.

  • The Nature of Things - Bugs, Bones & Botany: The Science of Crime (Season 1 Episode 532)
    Season 1 Episode 532:

    Bugs, Bones & Botany: The Science of Crime

    How science can offer insight into the when, where and even the what of a crime.

  • The Nature of Things - To Bee or Not to Bee (Season 1 Episode 531)
    Season 1 Episode 531:

    To Bee or Not to Bee

    The decline of bee colonies around the world and the impact it will have on vegetation.

  • The Nature of Things - Coastal Canada (Season 1 Episode 530)
    Season 1 Episode 530:

    Coastal Canada

    The coastlines of Canada with David Suzuki and his daughter.

  • The Nature of Things - Darwin's Brave New World: Publish and Be Dammed (Season 1 Episode 529)
    Season 1 Episode 529:

    Darwin's Brave New World: Publish and Be Dammed

    How Charles Darwin's ideas transformed society and science.

  • The Nature of Things - Darwin's Brave New World: Evolutions (Season 1 Episode 528)
    Season 1 Episode 528:

    Darwin's Brave New World: Evolutions

    How Charles Darwin's theory of evolution still possesses the power to provoke bitter disputes.

  • The Nature of Things - Darwin's Brave New World: Origins (Season 1 Episode 527)
    Season 1 Episode 527:

    Darwin's Brave New World: Origins

    The story of how Charles Darwin's ideas transformed society and science.

  • The Nature of Things - Broken Tail's Last Journey (Season 1 Episode 526)
    Season 1 Episode 526:

    Broken Tail's Last Journey

    Colin Stafford-Johnson's quest to learn the truth behind the disappearance of a captivating tiger that escaped from Ranthambore National Park.

  • The Nature of Things - Mini Monsters of Amazonia (Season 1 Episode 525)
    Season 1 Episode 525:

    Mini Monsters of Amazonia

    Treehoppers, insects of the Membracidae family, live in one of the richest ecosystems on the planet.

  • The Nature of Things - A Murder of Crows (Season 1 Episode 524)
    Season 1 Episode 524:

    A Murder of Crows

    A rare and intimate glimpse into the inner life of the common crow.

  • The Nature of Things - Arctic Meltdown: The Arctic Passages (Season 1 Episode 523)
    Season 1 Episode 523:

    Arctic Meltdown: The Arctic Passages

    The Northwest Passage and how it is suddenly becoming accessible to businesses and shipping.

  • The Nature of Things - Arctic Meltdown: A Changing World (Season 1 Episode 522)
    Season 1 Episode 522:

    Arctic Meltdown: A Changing World

    Dr. Ruth Jackson and her team race to claim control over the Arctic's resources and shipping routes.

  • The Nature of Things - Arctic Meltdown: Adapting to Change (Season 1 Episode 521)
    Season 1 Episode 521:

    Arctic Meltdown: Adapting to Change

    Wildlife and plants that are being affected by climate change.

  • The Nature of Things - Hot Times in the City (Season 1 Episode 520)
    Season 1 Episode 520:

    Hot Times in the City

  • The Nature of Things - Inuit Odyssey (Season 1 Episode 519)
    Season 1 Episode 519:

    Inuit Odyssey

    The history of the technologically advanced and warlike Thule Inuit is followed, from their invasion of the Dorset culture to their defeat of the Norse.

  • The Nature of Things - Living City: A Critical Guide (Season 1 Episode 518)
    Season 1 Episode 518:

    Living City: A Critical Guide

    Christopher Hume compares the vision of the forefathers with the seeming impotence of many of the politicians and civic leaders.

  • The Nature of Things - Supercar: Building the Car of the Future (Season 1 Episode 517)
    Season 1 Episode 517:

    Supercar: Building the Car of the Future

    The designers and engineers who are leading the race to create the next generation of cars and trucks.

  • The Nature of Things - Black Wave: In the Wake of the Exxon Valdez (Season 1 Episode 516)
    Season 1 Episode 516:

    Black Wave: In the Wake of the Exxon Valdez

    What really happened to the lives and livelihoods of the people of Prince William Sound after the Exxon Valdez spill.

  • The Nature of Things - The Brain That Changes Itself (Season 1 Episode 515)
    Season 1 Episode 515:

    The Brain That Changes Itself

    The revolutionary new understanding of the brain's functional and structural capacities.

  • The Nature of Things - The Adventurers: The Lost People of the Baja (Season 1 Episode 514)
    Season 1 Episode 514:

    The Adventurers: The Lost People of the Baja

    Forensic scientist Elton Molto searches for clues of the Pericu people.

  • The Nature of Things - The Suzuki Diaries (Season 1 Episode 513)
    Season 1 Episode 513:

    The Suzuki Diaries

    David Suzuki and his daughter Sarika travel through Europe.

  • The Nature of Things - The Adventurers: A Story Told in Stone (Season 1 Episode 512)
    Season 1 Episode 512:

    The Adventurers: A Story Told in Stone

    Archeologist Edmundo Edwards digs into the past of ancient Polynesia.

  • The Nature of Things - The Adventurers: The Everlasting Oasis (Season 1 Episode 511)
    Season 1 Episode 511:

    The Adventurers: The Everlasting Oasis

    The Dakleh Oasis Project with Egyptologists Tony Mills.

  • The Nature of Things - The Adventurers: The Last Nomads (Season 1 Episode 510)
    Season 1 Episode 510:

    The Adventurers: The Last Nomads

    Anthropologist and linguist Ian Mackenzie documents the language and history of the Penan people in the rainforests of Borneo.

  • The Nature of Things - Rodney's Robot Revolution (Season 1 Episode 509)
    Season 1 Episode 509:

    Rodney's Robot Revolution

    Professor Rodney Brooks races to create the world's first affordable personal robot.

  • The Nature of Things - The Hobbit Enigma (Season 1 Episode 508)
    Season 1 Episode 508:

    The Hobbit Enigma

    The Hobbit Enigma looks into what scientists really found when they uncovered the tiny skeleton of a strange creature on the Indonesian island of Flores.

  • The Nature of Things - Gone Sideways (Season 1 Episode 507)
    Season 1 Episode 507:

    Gone Sideways

    The most serendipitous accidents in the history of science.

  • The Nature of Things - Antarctic Mission: The Last Continent (Season 1 Episode 506)
    Season 1 Episode 506:

    Antarctic Mission: The Last Continent

    The Canadian crew of the Sedna IV sets out to observe climate change and its consequences up close, in the icy grip of Antarctica.

  • The Nature of Things - Antarctic Mission: The Great Ocean of Ice (Season 1 Episode 505)
    Season 1 Episode 505:

    Antarctic Mission: The Great Ocean of Ice

    A look at the changing temperature of the ocean and its effect on the habitat.

  • The Nature of Things - Magazine (Season 1 Episode 504)
    Season 1 Episode 504:

    Magazine

    Scientists hope the Large Hadron Collider will unlock some of the most elemental questions.

  • The Nature of Things - Antarctic Mission: A Window on a Changing Climate (Season 1 Episode 503)
    Season 1 Episode 503:

    Antarctic Mission: A Window on a Changing Climate

    A look at the often subtle and unexpected impacts of our changing climate.

  • The Nature of Things - Antarctic Mission: Islands at the Edge (Season 1 Episode 502)
    Season 1 Episode 502:

    Antarctic Mission: Islands at the Edge

    The effect of climate change in Antarctica.

  • The Nature of Things - Rail Renaissance, LHC: to the Heart of Matter, Suzuki Nation (Season 1 Episode 501)
    Season 1 Episode 501:

    Rail Renaissance, LHC: to the Heart of Matter, Suzuki Nation

  • The Nature of Things - Wild China: The Tibetan Plateau (Season 1 Episode 500)
    Season 1 Episode 500:

    Wild China: The Tibetan Plateau

    The Tibetan plateau.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild China: Shangri-La (Season 1 Episode 499)
    Season 1 Episode 499:

    Wild China: Shangri-La

    The animals and people of Northern China.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild China: Tides of Change (Season 1 Episode 498)
    Season 1 Episode 498:

    Wild China: Tides of Change

    How China is managing conflicting pressures.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild China: Beyond the Great Wall (Season 1 Episode 497)
    Season 1 Episode 497:

    Wild China: Beyond the Great Wall

    Northern China.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild China: Land of the Panda (Season 1 Episode 496)
    Season 1 Episode 496:

    Wild China: Land of the Panda

    The impact China's environmental problems have had on the wildlife.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild China: Heart of the Dragon (Season 1 Episode 495)
    Season 1 Episode 495:

    Wild China: Heart of the Dragon

    The landscape of southern China.

  • The Nature of Things - The Science of the Senses: Sight (Season 1 Episode 494)
    Season 1 Episode 494:

    The Science of the Senses: Sight

    The sense of sight.

  • The Nature of Things - The Science of the Senses: Smell and Taste (Season 1 Episode 493)
    Season 1 Episode 493:

    The Science of the Senses: Smell and Taste

    The sense of smell and taste.

  • The Nature of Things - The Science of the Senses: Touch (Season 1 Episode 492)
    Season 1 Episode 492:

    The Science of the Senses: Touch

    The sense of touch.

  • The Nature of Things - The Science of the Senses: Hearing (Season 1 Episode 491)
    Season 1 Episode 491:

    The Science of the Senses: Hearing

    How hearing works and how the brain processes a series of sound waves, transforming them into music, language and ambient sound.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 490)
    Season 1 Episode 490:

    The Nature of Things

    The multi-billion dollar underworld of counterfeit drugs; Andrew Ference discusses his family and career.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 489)
    Season 1 Episode 489:

    The Nature of Things

    Products made in Canada; physicist Marcello Pavan; Ma Jun's plight to help make China green.

  • The Nature of Things - Climate Change: Hot Times in the City (Season 1 Episode 487)
    Season 1 Episode 487:

    Climate Change: Hot Times in the City

    A look at three major Canadian cities as they grapple with one of the planet's greatest threats to human health.

  • The Nature of Things - The Man With the Golden Cells (Season 1 Episode 486)
    Season 1 Episode 486:

    The Man With the Golden Cells

    John Moore's case against his doctor who sold his cells without his consent.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 485)
    Season 1 Episode 485:

    The Nature of Things

    The frontline of the counterfeit pharmaceuticals; high-speed rail in Europe; Richard Branson, a recent convert to environmentalism.

  • The Nature of Things - Climate Change: An Uncertain Future (Season 1 Episode 484)
    Season 1 Episode 484:

    Climate Change: An Uncertain Future

    Canadians are experiencing the consequences of global warming.

  • The Nature of Things - Game Over: Conservation in Kenya (Season 1 Episode 483)
    Season 1 Episode 483:

    Game Over: Conservation in Kenya

    The story of the changing face of conservation in Kenya over the last century.

  • The Nature of Things - Weather Report (Season 1 Episode 482)
    Season 1 Episode 482:

    Weather Report

    Exploring the impacts and social implications of climate change.

  • The Nature of Things - Living Forever: The Longevity Revolution (Season 1 Episode 481)
    Season 1 Episode 481:

    Living Forever: The Longevity Revolution

    The modern quest to eliminate old age.

  • The Nature of Things - The Bear Man of Kamchatka (Season 1 Episode 480)
    Season 1 Episode 480:

    The Bear Man of Kamchatka

    Canadian bear expert Charlie Russell lives in isolation in the wilderness of Russia with a few bears.

  • The Nature of Things - Cuttlefish (Season 1 Episode 479)
    Season 1 Episode 479:

    Cuttlefish

    The pyrotechnics of the cuttlefish.

  • The Nature of Things - Homo Sapiens: The Rise of Our Species (Season 1 Episode 478)
    Season 1 Episode 478:

    Homo Sapiens: The Rise of Our Species

    A surprising evolutionary history leads to the existence of contemporary human beings.

  • The Nature of Things - The Mystery of the Giant Sloths (Season 1 Episode 476)
    Season 1 Episode 476:

    The Mystery of the Giant Sloths

    Scientists and divers search for extinct species in underwater caves in Brazil.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Caribbean: Secret Shores (Season 1 Episode 475)
    Season 1 Episode 475:

    Wild Caribbean: Secret Shores

    An adventurous journey to the fringes of the Caribbean Sea.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Caribbean: Treasure Islands (Season 1 Episode 474)
    Season 1 Episode 474:

    Wild Caribbean: Treasure Islands

    How volcanoes and other forces have shaped the Caribbean.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Caribbean: Reefs and Wrecks (Season 1 Episode 473)
    Season 1 Episode 473:

    Wild Caribbean: Reefs and Wrecks

    The true treasures of the Caribbean.

  • The Nature of Things - Build Green (Season 1 Episode 472)
    Season 1 Episode 472:

    Build Green

    Randy Bachman's ultra-cool, super-ecological abode.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Caribbean: Hurricane Hell (Season 1 Episode 471)
    Season 1 Episode 471:

    Wild Caribbean: Hurricane Hell

    The most devastating hurricanes in recent times and its impact on the plants, animals and people that live in the Caribbean region.

  • The Nature of Things - Tarantula (Season 1 Episode 470)
    Season 1 Episode 470:

    Tarantula

    The life cycle of the tarantula.

  • The Nature of Things - Stephen Lewis: The Man Who Couldn't Sleep (Season 1 Episode 468)
    Season 1 Episode 468:

    Stephen Lewis: The Man Who Couldn't Sleep

    Stephen Lewis, United Nations HIV/AIDS Envoy to Africa, discusses his career.

  • The Nature of Things - When Less Is More (Season 1 Episode 467)
    Season 1 Episode 467:

    When Less Is More

    Alarm grows over rapid and massive development taking place in Alberta's booming oil sands.

  • The Nature of Things - Passion and Fury: The Emotional Brain, Anger (Season 1 Episode 466)
    Season 1 Episode 466:

    Passion and Fury: The Emotional Brain, Anger

    Confronting anger, from its primordial roots in self-defense to its expression in modern violence.

  • The Nature of Things - Cuba: The Accidental Revolution (Season 1 Episode 465)
    Season 1 Episode 465:

    Cuba: The Accidental Revolution

    A look at Cuba's successful experiment in sustainable development.

  • The Nature of Things - Cuba: The Accidental Revolution (Season 1 Episode 464)
    Season 1 Episode 464:

    Cuba: The Accidental Revolution

    A look at Cuba's successful experiment in sustainable development.

  • The Nature of Things - Beetalker: The Secret World of Bees (Season 1 Episode 463)
    Season 1 Episode 463:

    Beetalker: The Secret World of Bees

    An artist who sculpts with bees to unravel the secrets of bee communication.

  • The Nature of Things - Blue Buddha: Lost Secrets of Tibetan Medicine (Season 1 Episode 462)
    Season 1 Episode 462:

    Blue Buddha: Lost Secrets of Tibetan Medicine

    The ancient healing arts of traditional Tibetan medicine.

  • The Nature of Things - Ghosts of Futures Past: Tom Berger in the North (Season 1 Episode 461)
    Season 1 Episode 461:

    Ghosts of Futures Past: Tom Berger in the North

    Tom Berger returns to the North to call for a balanced approach to development.

  • The Nature of Things - Homo Sapiens: The Rise of Our Species (Season 1 Episode 460)
    Season 1 Episode 460:

    Homo Sapiens: The Rise of Our Species

    The origin of the human species focusing on the end of prehistoric times and the development of modern society.

  • The Nature of Things - Homo Sapiens: The Rise of Our Species (Season 1 Episode 459)
    Season 1 Episode 459:

    Homo Sapiens: The Rise of Our Species

    Evolutionary twists lead to the existence of contemporary human beings.

  • The Nature of Things - Everyday Einstein (Season 1 Episode 458)
    Season 1 Episode 458:

    Everyday Einstein

    The extraordinary impact Einstein continues to have on everyday technology.

  • The Nature of Things - Memory (Season 1 Episode 457)
    Season 1 Episode 457:

    Memory

  • The Nature of Things - Tsepong: A Clinic Called Hope (Season 1 Episode 456)
    Season 1 Episode 456:

    Tsepong: A Clinic Called Hope

    A group of Ontario Health Association health care workers travel to Lesotho to help deal with the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

  • The Nature of Things - The Secret Life of Babies (Season 1 Episode 455)
    Season 1 Episode 455:

    The Secret Life of Babies

    The relationship between the fetus and the infant.

  • The Nature of Things - Port Hope: A Question of Power (Season 1 Episode 454)
    Season 1 Episode 454:

    Port Hope: A Question of Power

    A small Ontario town's struggle with a serious environmental hazard discovered 30 years ago.

  • The Nature of Things - Earth Energy (Season 1 Episode 453)
    Season 1 Episode 453:

    Earth Energy

    Bill Lishman's search for the earth's renewable energy.

  • The Nature of Things - Change of Heart (Season 1 Episode 452)
    Season 1 Episode 452:

    Change of Heart

    Intimate stories from heart patients, doctors and staff at Toronto General Hospital.

  • The Nature of Things - Tarantula: Australia's King of Spiders (Season 1 Episode 451)
    Season 1 Episode 451:

    Tarantula: Australia's King of Spiders

    The life cycle of the tarantula.

  • The Nature of Things - Nature Bites Back: The Case of the Sea Otter (Season 1 Episode 450)
    Season 1 Episode 450:

    Nature Bites Back: The Case of the Sea Otter

    The coming back of the sea otters.

  • The Nature of Things - Five Seasons (Season 1 Episode 449)
    Season 1 Episode 449:

    Five Seasons

    The five seasons of South East Arnhemland in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria.

  • The Nature of Things - Origins of Human Aggression: The Other Story (Season 1 Episode 448)
    Season 1 Episode 448:

    Origins of Human Aggression: The Other Story

    Researchers from various fields discuss human aggression.

  • The Nature of Things - Being Caribou (Season 1 Episode 447)
    Season 1 Episode 447:

    Being Caribou

    Environmentalist Leanne Allison and wildlife biologist Karsten Heuer follow a herd of caribou on foot across rugged Arctic tundra.

  • The Nature of Things - Being Caribou (Season 1 Episode 446)
    Season 1 Episode 446:

    Being Caribou

    Environmentalist Leanne Allison and wildlife biologist Karsten Heuer follow a herd of caribou on foot across rugged Arctic tundra.

  • The Nature of Things - Whale Mission: Keepers of Memory (Season 1 Episode 445)
    Season 1 Episode 445:

    Whale Mission: Keepers of Memory

    A team of scientists sails to remote North Atlantic whaling grounds in search of new whales.

  • The Nature of Things - Whale Mission: The Last Giants (Season 1 Episode 444)
    Season 1 Episode 444:

    Whale Mission: The Last Giants

    Member countries of the International Whaling Commission and conservationists fight among themselves over resuming whale hunts.

  • The Nature of Things - Goodwood (Season 1 Episode 443)
    Season 1 Episode 443:

    Goodwood

  • The Nature of Things - Fighting Fire With Fire (Season 1 Episode 442)
    Season 1 Episode 442:

    Fighting Fire With Fire

    On the scene with firefighters as they battle fires.

  • The Nature of Things - Hidden Killer: Portrait of an Epidemic (Season 1 Episode 441)
    Season 1 Episode 441:

    Hidden Killer: Portrait of an Epidemic

    An investigation into several mysterious deaths on a Navajo reservation from the point of view of the Centers for Disease Control and traditional healers.

  • The Nature of Things - Easy Targets (Season 1 Episode 440)
    Season 1 Episode 440:

    Easy Targets

    Sexual abuse of children causes long-lasting emotional damage.

  • The Nature of Things - Designing for Dignity (Season 1 Episode 439)
    Season 1 Episode 439:

    Designing for Dignity

    The effort to manufacture new body parts to replace damaged or missing ones.

  • The Nature of Things - Forbidden Forest (Season 1 Episode 438)
    Season 1 Episode 438:

    Forbidden Forest

    Clear-cutting in New Brunswick's Acadian forest that is being done on public lands.

  • The Nature of Things - Almost Home: A Sayisi Dene Journey (Season 1 Episode 437)
    Season 1 Episode 437:

    Almost Home: A Sayisi Dene Journey

    An aboriginal community surviving on the edge in Northern Manitoba.

  • The Nature of Things - Bhopal: The Search for Justice (Season 1 Episode 436)
    Season 1 Episode 436:

    Bhopal: The Search for Justice

    An in-depth look at the 1984 industrial disaster in Bhopal, India.

  • The Nature of Things - Apocalypse Cow (Season 1 Episode 435)
    Season 1 Episode 435:

    Apocalypse Cow

    BSE and how it affects cattle, the farming industry and humans.

  • The Nature of Things - Tale of a Tiny Bird (Season 1 Episode 434)
    Season 1 Episode 434:

    Tale of a Tiny Bird

    The birds that inhabit the dunes of Courland on the Baltic.

  • The Nature of Things - Apocalypse Cow (Season 1 Episode 433)
    Season 1 Episode 433:

    Apocalypse Cow

    BSE and how it affects cattle, the farming industry and humans.

  • The Nature of Things - Killed by Care: Making Medicine Safe (Season 1 Episode 432)
    Season 1 Episode 432:

    Killed by Care: Making Medicine Safe

    The tragic consequences of medical errors and the devastating impact it can have on the patients and health care workers.

  • The Nature of Things - Clot Busters (Season 1 Episode 431)
    Season 1 Episode 431:

    Clot Busters

    A radical new multi-disciplinary approach to the early treatment of stroke victims.

  • The Nature of Things - Shipbreakers (Season 1 Episode 430)
    Season 1 Episode 430:

    Shipbreakers

    Traveling to Southern India to meet the Shipbreakers.

  • The Nature of Things - Selling Sickness (Season 1 Episode 429)
    Season 1 Episode 429:

    Selling Sickness

    How the pharmaceutical industry first creates a market, and then, sets about selling the cure.

  • The Nature of Things - Arktika: The Russian Dream That Failed (Season 1 Episode 428)
    Season 1 Episode 428:

    Arktika: The Russian Dream That Failed

    The colonization of Siberia is one of the world's most ambitious, foolhardy and unsuccessful sociological experiments.

  • The Nature of Things - Terrible Lizards of Oz (Season 1 Episode 427)
    Season 1 Episode 427:

    Terrible Lizards of Oz

    Australian scientists uncover new evidence on the life and times of Australian dinosaurs.

  • The Nature of Things - Sex, Lies and Secrecy: Dissecting Hysterectomy (Season 1 Episode 426)
    Season 1 Episode 426:

    Sex, Lies and Secrecy: Dissecting Hysterectomy

    The effects of a hysterectomy on a woman's sex life and mental health.

  • The Nature of Things - The Investigation of Swissair 111 (Season 1 Episode 424)
    Season 1 Episode 424:

    The Investigation of Swissair 111

    Investigation of an airplane that lay in small pieces 55 metres below the surface of the ocean.

  • The Nature of Things - Dope - Scientists and Sleuths Battle for the Soul of Sport (Season 1 Episode 423)
    Season 1 Episode 423:

    Dope - Scientists and Sleuths Battle for the Soul of Sport

    Don Catlin and Terry Madden examine the world of high-performance drugs in sports as they attempt to ensure the 2004 Olympics are kept clean.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Australasia: New Worlds (Season 1 Episode 422)
    Season 1 Episode 422:

    Wild Australasia: New Worlds

    Wildlife and people of Australia's desert.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Australasia: Island Arks (Season 1 Episode 421)
    Season 1 Episode 421:

    Wild Australasia: Island Arks

    Wildlife and people of Australia's desert.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Australasia: Gum Tree Country (Season 1 Episode 420)
    Season 1 Episode 420:

    Wild Australasia: Gum Tree Country

    The wildlife and the classic Australian landscape.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Australasia: Southern Seas (Season 1 Episode 419)
    Season 1 Episode 419:

    Wild Australasia: Southern Seas

    The wildlife and Australia's seas.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Australasia: Desert Heart (Season 1 Episode 418)
    Season 1 Episode 418:

    Wild Australasia: Desert Heart

    The wildlife and people of Australia's desert.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Australasia (Season 1 Episode 417)
    Season 1 Episode 417:

    Wild Australasia

    The wildlife and natural wonders of Australia.

  • The Nature of Things - Walking With Ghosts (Season 1 Episode 416)
    Season 1 Episode 416:

    Walking With Ghosts

    Tracking lynx and snowshoe hare in boreal forests requires knowledge and skill.

  • The Nature of Things - Every Moment Counts (Season 1 Episode 415)
    Season 1 Episode 415:

    Every Moment Counts

    The rising field of pediatric palliative care.

  • The Nature of Things - Minor Keys (Season 1 Episode 414)
    Season 1 Episode 414:

    Minor Keys

    An invigorating look at the ordinary children behind the extraordinary talents.

  • The Nature of Things - When Is Enough, Enough? (Season 1 Episode 413)
    Season 1 Episode 413:

    When Is Enough, Enough?

    The Mikisew Cree's challenge to Shell Oil's Jack Pine oil sands project.

  • The Nature of Things - Arctic Mission: Climate on the Edge (Season 1 Episode 412)
    Season 1 Episode 412:

    Arctic Mission: Climate on the Edge

    Examines how climate functions in a global, integrated perspective.

  • The Nature of Things - Arctic Mission: Washed Away (Season 1 Episode 411)
    Season 1 Episode 411:

    Arctic Mission: Washed Away

    A critical, humanist approach, examining the expected social and geopolitical consequences of global warming.

  • The Nature of Things - Arctic Mission: People of the Ice (Season 1 Episode 410)
    Season 1 Episode 410:

    Arctic Mission: People of the Ice

    Carlos Ferrand's work with the people of the North provides a unique perspective on their particularities and their concerns for the future.

  • The Nature of Things - Arctic Mission: Lords of the Arctic (Season 1 Episode 409)
    Season 1 Episode 409:

    Arctic Mission: Lords of the Arctic

    Wildlife and its close and tragic relation to climate change, which affects all of the Arctic's fragile ecosystems.

  • The Nature of Things - Arctic Mission: The Great Adventure (Season 1 Episode 408)
    Season 1 Episode 408:

    Arctic Mission: The Great Adventure

    SEDNA's voyage from the Atlantic to the Pacific via the legendary Northwest Passage.

  • The Nature of Things - The Value of Life: AIDS in Africa Revisited (Season 1 Episode 407)
    Season 1 Episode 407:

    The Value of Life: AIDS in Africa Revisited

    UN HIV/AIDS representative Stephen Lewis's return trip to Africa.

  • The Nature of Things - Alternative Agriculture: Food for Life (Season 1 Episode 406)
    Season 1 Episode 406:

    Alternative Agriculture: Food for Life

    Companies who dominate food production and distribution in North America.

  • The Nature of Things - Corporate Agriculture: The Hollow Men (Season 1 Episode 405)
    Season 1 Episode 405:

    Corporate Agriculture: The Hollow Men

    Certain companies dominate food production and distribution in North America.

  • The Nature of Things - Canada's Amazon: A Boreal Forest Journey (Season 1 Episode 404)
    Season 1 Episode 404:

    Canada's Amazon: A Boreal Forest Journey

    Canoe trips through the forests showcase the magnificent Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories and the more industrialized Athabasca River in Northern Alberta.

  • The Nature of Things - The Crossing (Season 1 Episode 403)
    Season 1 Episode 403:

    The Crossing

    The lives of east African animals converge at a single point on the Mara River.

  • The Nature of Things - The Man Who Studies Murder (Season 1 Episode 402)
    Season 1 Episode 402:

    The Man Who Studies Murder

    Elliot Leyton describes the motivations that drive many killers.

  • The Nature of Things - The Man Who Studies Murder (Season 1 Episode 401)
    Season 1 Episode 401:

    The Man Who Studies Murder

    Elliot Leyton reveals the motivations that drive many killers.

  • The Nature of Things - The Weight of the World (Season 1 Episode 400)
    Season 1 Episode 400:

    The Weight of the World

    Exams obesity from a sociological perspective, rather than focusing on individuals who battle with excess fat.

  • The Nature of Things - The Shark Tracker (Season 1 Episode 399)
    Season 1 Episode 399:

    The Shark Tracker

    Richard Fitzpatrick embarks on an expedition to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in order to capture a tiger shark and insert a tracking device.

  • The Nature of Things - The Ghosts of Lomako (Season 1 Episode 398)
    Season 1 Episode 398:

    The Ghosts of Lomako

    A research project in the Congo studies the endangered bonobo ape.

  • The Nature of Things - Piercing the Dark; Let the Wild Things Grow (Season 1 Episode 397)
    Season 1 Episode 397:

    Piercing the Dark; Let the Wild Things Grow

    Host Dr. David Suzuki examines a variety of scientific and moral issues.

  • The Nature of Things - Moving Sands (Season 1 Episode 395)
    Season 1 Episode 395:

    Moving Sands

    The history of Sable Island is explored by a woman who spent her childhood there.

  • The Nature of Things - Easter Island: Eyes of the Moai (Season 1 Episode 394)
    Season 1 Episode 394:

    Easter Island: Eyes of the Moai

    New research helps sort out the mysteries of Easter Island.

  • The Nature of Things - Almost Home: A Sayisi Dene Journey (Season 1 Episode 393)
    Season 1 Episode 393:

    Almost Home: A Sayisi Dene Journey

    Relocated by the government in 1956, the Sayisi Dene made a decision to reclaim their rightful home but as of today they still haven't made it.

  • The Nature of Things - Sea of Snakes (Season 1 Episode 392)
    Season 1 Episode 392:

    Sea of Snakes

    Dr. Bryan Fry takes an up close look at a little know species of snakes known as the "Niue Sea Krait.".

  • The Nature of Things - Hotel Heliconia (Season 1 Episode 391)
    Season 1 Episode 391:

    Hotel Heliconia

    The heliconia, an exotic plant which provides a home and food for many creatures in the jungles of Latin America.

  • The Nature of Things - S.A.R.S.: The True Story (Season 1 Episode 390)
    Season 1 Episode 390:

    S.A.R.S.: The True Story

    The World Health Organization battles to contain the SARS virus.

  • The Nature of Things - The Navigators (Season 1 Episode 389)
    Season 1 Episode 389:

    The Navigators

    Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders' exploration and colonization of Terra Australis.

  • The Nature of Things - The Navigators (Season 1 Episode 388)
    Season 1 Episode 388:

    The Navigators

    Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders' exploration and colonization of Terra Australis.

  • The Nature of Things - Hypnosis: A Window Into the Mind (Season 1 Episode 387)
    Season 1 Episode 387:

    Hypnosis: A Window Into the Mind

    Recent discoveries made by the scientific community with respect to the power of hypnosis.

  • The Nature of Things - Great Natural Wonders of the World (Season 1 Episode 386)
    Season 1 Episode 386:

    Great Natural Wonders of the World

    The world's most impressive and inspiring wild landscapes and natural marvels.

  • The Nature of Things - The Man Who Talks With Wolves (Season 1 Episode 385)
    Season 1 Episode 385:

    The Man Who Talks With Wolves

    A couple in northern Quebec who have opened a shelter for injured wild animals that cannot be released back into the wild.

  • The Nature of Things - Toxic Waste: Journey to the Sourc (Season 1 Episode 384)
    Season 1 Episode 384:

    Toxic Waste: Journey to the Sourc

  • The Nature of Things - Jo'Burg: A View From the Summit (Season 1 Episode 383)
    Season 1 Episode 383:

    Jo'Burg: A View From the Summit

    Environmental activist Severn Cullis-Suzuki travels to Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend the World Summit on Sustainable Development.

  • The Nature of Things - A Disease Called Pain (Season 1 Episode 382)
    Season 1 Episode 382:

    A Disease Called Pain

    Researchers question why pain becomes chronic for some people but not others.

  • The Nature of Things - Recovering Krystal (Season 1 Episode 381)
    Season 1 Episode 381:

    Recovering Krystal

    A teenage drug addict goes into a treatment program at Alberta Addiction Recovery Centre.

  • The Nature of Things - Up Close and Personal: The Ecology of David Suzuki (Season 1 Episode 380)
    Season 1 Episode 380:

    Up Close and Personal: The Ecology of David Suzuki

    Microscopes expose the world of microbes living on people's bodies and on their possessions.

  • The Nature of Things - Through the Lens: A Look Back at the Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 378)
    Season 1 Episode 378:

    Through the Lens: A Look Back at the Nature of Things

    Interviews with past hosts accompany clips of 43 years of the show.

  • The Nature of Things - A Madman's Journal (Season 1 Episode 377)
    Season 1 Episode 377:

    A Madman's Journal

    Men and women who have clinical depression discuss their experiences about the misunderstood illness.

  • The Nature of Things - Biomimicry: Learning From Nature (Season 1 Episode 376)
    Season 1 Episode 376:

    Biomimicry: Learning From Nature

    Biomimics conduct research to uncover insights on how life occurs.

  • The Nature of Things - Biomimicry: Learning From Nature (Season 1 Episode 375)
    Season 1 Episode 375:

    Biomimicry: Learning From Nature

    Researchers seek benign, sustainable ways to meet people's needs for food, materials, medicine and energy.

  • The Nature of Things - Year From Here (Season 1 Episode 374)
    Season 1 Episode 374:

    Year From Here

    A group from Fraser River Valley near Vancouver visits Papua New Guinea.

  • The Nature of Things - A Madman's Diary (Season 1 Episode 373)
    Season 1 Episode 373:

    A Madman's Diary

    Clinical depression, a neurochemical dysfunction of the brain, is becoming an epidemic.

  • The Nature of Things - Flight of the Whooping Crane (Season 1 Episode 372)
    Season 1 Episode 372:

    Flight of the Whooping Crane

    Operation Migration leads a flock of whooping cranes on an ultralight-led journey from Wisconsin to Florida.

  • The Nature of Things - Up Close and Toxic (Season 1 Episode 371)
    Season 1 Episode 371:

    Up Close and Toxic

    Indoor pollutants that can be found close at hand.

  • The Nature of Things - Roger Tory Peterson Update (Season 1 Episode 370)
    Season 1 Episode 370:

    Roger Tory Peterson Update

  • The Nature of Things - Lost (Season 1 Episode 369)
    Season 1 Episode 369:

    Lost

    A 17th-century maze, a walk in the woods and a trip through London all help scientists better understand the ways in which people gain and lose their sense of direction.

  • The Nature of Things - Not So Sweet: Living With Diabetes (Season 1 Episode 368)
    Season 1 Episode 368:

    Not So Sweet: Living With Diabetes

    Examining new approaches to controlling and preventing diabetes; diabetic blind athlete Pam Fernandes.

  • The Nature of Things - The Way of the Caribou (Season 1 Episode 367)
    Season 1 Episode 367:

    The Way of the Caribou

    A caribou herd's journey across Canada's Ungave Peninsula.

  • The Nature of Things - Fisheries: Beyond the Crisis (Season 1 Episode 366)
    Season 1 Episode 366:

    Fisheries: Beyond the Crisis

    Examining attempts to save coastal fishing communities on Canada's Bay of Fundy and on the southern coast of India.

  • The Nature of Things - The Green Zone (Season 1 Episode 365)
    Season 1 Episode 365:

    The Green Zone

    Areas on the edge of rivers that sustain wildlife and vegetation as well as stabilize the river during flooding.

  • The Nature of Things - Grasslands (Season 1 Episode 364)
    Season 1 Episode 364:

    Grasslands

    The natural, social and economic history of one of North America's dominant habitats.

  • The Nature of Things - Intuition (Season 1 Episode 362)
    Season 1 Episode 362:

    Intuition

    Examination into the phenomena of intuition.

  • The Nature of Things - Allergies: Nothing to Sneeze At (Season 1 Episode 361)
    Season 1 Episode 361:

    Allergies: Nothing to Sneeze At

    Investigates various types of allergies and the research into the possible causes and cures of them.

  • The Nature of Things - Shorelines (Season 1 Episode 360)
    Season 1 Episode 360:

    Shorelines

    The body's natural relaxation response; reducing stress to unclog blocked arteries; high-stress environments and its effects on puberty.

  • The Nature of Things - Wired for Life (Season 1 Episode 359)
    Season 1 Episode 359:

    Wired for Life

    Using pacemaker-like implants, functional electrical stimulation allows people with spinal-cord injuries to reclaim some mobility and even resume pastimes like art and sports.

  • The Nature of Things - On a Wing and a Song (Season 1 Episode 358)
    Season 1 Episode 358:

    On a Wing and a Song

    An examination of the lives of songbirds in the northern forests and a look at the scientists who work to preserve their continued existence.

  • The Nature of Things - What's in a Neem? (Season 1 Episode 357)
    Season 1 Episode 357:

    What's in a Neem?

    The Indian neem tree, used for centuries as animal fodder, fertilizer and medicine, has been discovered to repel and kill insects.

  • The Nature of Things - Cyberman (Season 1 Episode 356)
    Season 1 Episode 356:

    Cyberman

    Inventor creates wearable computer technology.

  • The Nature of Things - Back to Basics (Season 1 Episode 355)
    Season 1 Episode 355:

    Back to Basics

    Medical research on back pain, a costly ailment in terms of treatment and lost work time. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - The Living City (Season 1 Episode 354)
    Season 1 Episode 354:

    The Living City

    The process of worldwide urbanization, and alternatives to the traditional North American view of the city as a concentrated suburban development.

  • The Nature of Things - Asthma: Air of Mystery (Season 1 Episode 353)
    Season 1 Episode 353:

    Asthma: Air of Mystery

    A growing number of people are developing asthma, possibly caused by a combination of allergens and pollution.

  • The Nature of Things - Beluga: Speaking Across Time (Season 1 Episode 352)
    Season 1 Episode 352:

    Beluga: Speaking Across Time

    Research into Beluga whale communication and conservation.

  • The Nature of Things - Pelican and Cormorants: Prairie Scapegoats (Season 1 Episode 351)
    Season 1 Episode 351:

    Pelican and Cormorants: Prairie Scapegoats

    The growing populations of pelicans and cormorants on the prairie lakes of Canada are blamed for the collapse of inland fishery.

  • The Nature of Things - The Bald Eagle: Searching for Home (Season 1 Episode 350)
    Season 1 Episode 350:

    The Bald Eagle: Searching for Home

    Winter gathering of thousands of Bald Eagles north of Vancouver.

  • The Nature of Things - Martin Gardner: Mathemagician (Season 1 Episode 349)
    Season 1 Episode 349:

    Martin Gardner: Mathemagician

    The mathematical world of writer and "mathemagician" Martin Gardner.

  • The Nature of Things - Skin Deep: The Science of Race (Season 1 Episode 348)
    Season 1 Episode 348:

    Skin Deep: The Science of Race

    An exploration into the issue of race and how it determines physical well-being and defines social groups.

  • The Nature of Things - Vitamins: Hype or Hope (Season 1 Episode 347)
    Season 1 Episode 347:

    Vitamins: Hype or Hope

    A profile of the good and bad effects of various vitamin doses.

  • The Nature of Things - Morphine on Trial (Season 1 Episode 346)
    Season 1 Episode 346:

    Morphine on Trial

    Debate over the use of opiates to help those suffering from extreme pain.

  • The Nature of Things - The Trouble With Malaria (Season 1 Episode 345)
    Season 1 Episode 345:

    The Trouble With Malaria

    An examination of how malaria has progressed and become even more dangerous over the last few years.

  • The Nature of Things - Wildlife for Sale: Dead or Alive (Season 1 Episode 344)
    Season 1 Episode 344:

    Wildlife for Sale: Dead or Alive

    Examining the illegal wildlife trade, why it exists and how it threatens the survival of species around the world.

  • The Nature of Things - National Parks: Forever Wild? (Season 1 Episode 343)
    Season 1 Episode 343:

    National Parks: Forever Wild?

    How pressures on Canada's national parks may be threatening the future.

  • The Nature of Things - A Head for Figures (Season 1 Episode 342)
    Season 1 Episode 342:

    A Head for Figures

    The study of numbers and statistics helps determine what laws are necessary and why. Host: Dr. David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Look Who's Talking...How Animals Communicate (Season 1 Episode 341)
    Season 1 Episode 341:

    Look Who's Talking...How Animals Communicate

    Horseman Monty Roberts, "The Horse Whisperer" and animal psychologist Temple Grandin explore this subtle and complex world.

  • The Nature of Things - Self-Experimenters (Season 1 Episode 340)
    Season 1 Episode 340:

    Self-Experimenters

    Astonishing footage of scientists who perform experiments on themselves and the risks they take for new discoveries.

  • The Nature of Things - Learning to Love the Creepy Crawlies (Season 1 Episode 339)
    Season 1 Episode 339:

    Learning to Love the Creepy Crawlies

    Uneasy relationship between insects and humans.

  • The Nature of Things - Highway to Cyberia (Season 1 Episode 338)
    Season 1 Episode 338:

    Highway to Cyberia

    How technology may change our lives.

  • The Nature of Things - Antibiotics: Growing Resistance (Season 1 Episode 337)
    Season 1 Episode 337:

    Antibiotics: Growing Resistance

    Doctors fear that overuse of antibiotics will lead to resistant bacterias.

  • The Nature of Things - The Child Who Couldn't Play (Season 1 Episode 336)
    Season 1 Episode 336:

    The Child Who Couldn't Play

    New discoveries that draw autistic children back into the world around them.

  • The Nature of Things - Vanishing Wetlands (Season 1 Episode 335)
    Season 1 Episode 335:

    Vanishing Wetlands

    Diverse and threated habitats.

  • The Nature of Things - Friendly Atom: An Industrial History (Season 1 Episode 334)
    Season 1 Episode 334:

    Friendly Atom: An Industrial History

    Tracing the history of nuclear power and projecting what the future may hold for the energy source.

  • The Nature of Things - Man & Dog: An Evolving Partnership (Season 1 Episode 333)
    Season 1 Episode 333:

    Man & Dog: An Evolving Partnership

    A look at the research of animal behaviorist Ray Coppinger and his study of dog' and the conflicting drives towards domestication and the call of the wild.

  • The Nature of Things - Weighing the Options: Elective Scoliosis Surgery (Season 1 Episode 332)
    Season 1 Episode 332:

    Weighing the Options: Elective Scoliosis Surgery

    A look at adolescent and adult scoliosis and the choices that have to be made in dealing with the risks and benefits of surgery.

  • The Nature of Things - Dead Heat (Season 1 Episode 331)
    Season 1 Episode 331:

    Dead Heat

    Rival scientists battle to design a drug to cure a killer flu.

  • The Nature of Things - How to Live to be a Hundred (Season 1 Episode 330)
    Season 1 Episode 330:

    How to Live to be a Hundred

    Studying centenarians to learn how to live longer, healthier lives. With Richard Dawkins, Juliet Theriot and James Lovelock.

  • The Nature of Things - Greening Business (Season 1 Episode 329)
    Season 1 Episode 329:

    Greening Business

    What some companies are doing to make their businesses more environmentally friendly while boosting profits.

  • The Nature of Things - Reefer Madness 2 (Season 1 Episode 328)
    Season 1 Episode 328:

    Reefer Madness 2

    The debate over medicinal marijuana.

  • The Nature of Things - Genetically Modified Foods (Season 1 Episode 327)
    Season 1 Episode 327:

    Genetically Modified Foods

    An investigation into genetic engineering and genetic modification of crops and the safety of GM food and the possibility of permanent damage to the environment.

  • The Nature of Things - Return of the Peregrine (Season 1 Episode 326)
    Season 1 Episode 326:

    Return of the Peregrine

    The peregrine falcon, once near-extinct, flies the Canadian skies.

  • The Nature of Things - Bioterror (Season 1 Episode 325)
    Season 1 Episode 325:

    Bioterror

    Science of germ warfare and the current threat of biological weapons.

  • The Nature of Things - Living Forever (Season 1 Episode 324)
    Season 1 Episode 324:

    Living Forever

    Scientists believe that one day medical advances may grant eternal life.

  • The Nature of Things - Race Against Time (Season 1 Episode 323)
    Season 1 Episode 323:

    Race Against Time

    UN Special Envoy Stephen Lewis joins the fight to treat, prevent and contain the spread of AIDS in Africa.

  • The Nature of Things - Drug Deals: The Brave New World of Prescription Drugs (Season 1 Episode 322)
    Season 1 Episode 322:

    Drug Deals: The Brave New World of Prescription Drugs

    The influence of pharmaceutical companies on all aspects of drug research, approval and prescription.

  • The Nature of Things - Psychopath (Season 1 Episode 321)
    Season 1 Episode 321:

    Psychopath

    Methods for dealing with psychopaths who commit crimes.

  • The Nature of Things - Touch: The Forgotten Sense (Season 1 Episode 320)
    Season 1 Episode 320:

    Touch: The Forgotten Sense

    Human touch; difficulties facing those who must live without it.

  • The Nature of Things - Warnings From the Wild (Season 1 Episode 319)
    Season 1 Episode 319:

    Warnings From the Wild

    Global warming affects polar bears, penguins, butterflies, oak trees and birds.

  • The Nature of Things - Me, My Brain and I (Season 1 Episode 318)
    Season 1 Episode 318:

    Me, My Brain and I

    The inner workings of the human brain and how it stores the factors that make people unique.

  • The Nature of Things - Amazon Jungle (Season 1 Episode 317)
    Season 1 Episode 317:

    Amazon Jungle

    South America; Amazonia; monkeys; macaws; toucans; hummingbirds; butterflies; porcupines.

  • The Nature of Things - Horses of Suffield (Season 1 Episode 316)
    Season 1 Episode 316:

    Horses of Suffield

    The Canadian army shares a military base with a herd of wild horses.

  • The Nature of Things - Weather - Dragons of Chaos (Season 1 Episode 315)
    Season 1 Episode 315:

    Weather - Dragons of Chaos

    Exploring the unpredictable and often dramatic nature of Canada's weather, including memorable storms and forecasting techniques.

  • The Nature of Things - Desert Virus (Season 1 Episode 314)
    Season 1 Episode 314:

    Desert Virus

  • The Nature of Things - Ah ... the Money, the Money, the Money: The Battle for Salt Spring (Season 1 Episode 313)
    Season 1 Episode 313:

    Ah ... the Money, the Money, the Money: The Battle for Salt Spring

    Filmmaker Mort Ransen chronicles the struggle between residents and land developers on Salt Spring Island, B.C.

  • The Nature of Things - The Hospital at the End of the Earth (Season 1 Episode 312)
    Season 1 Episode 312:

    The Hospital at the End of the Earth

    A Stalinist-era plan to divert river water from entering the Aral Sea causes disease and birth defects.

  • The Nature of Things - Toxic Legacies (Season 1 Episode 311)
    Season 1 Episode 311:

    Toxic Legacies

    While working in Mexico, anthropologist Elizabeth Guillette became convinced that pesticides were causing significant neurological damage to children.

  • The Nature of Things - Worst Case Scenario (Season 1 Episode 310)
    Season 1 Episode 310:

    Worst Case Scenario

    Citizens along Alberta's Clearwater River, once known for their strong support of the petroleum industry, raise serious questions about the dangers of sour gas wells.

  • The Nature of Things - Changing Ground (Season 1 Episode 309)
    Season 1 Episode 309:

    Changing Ground

    A group of First Nations Canadians travels to a remote and self-sustaining community in Papua New Guinea.

  • The Nature of Things - Surgeons of the Future (Season 1 Episode 308)
    Season 1 Episode 308:

    Surgeons of the Future

    An examination of the advanced techniques that are revolutionizing surgery in the 21st century. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Salmon Forest (Season 1 Episode 307)
    Season 1 Episode 307:

    Salmon Forest

    The complex relationship among salmon, bears and the forest of British Columbia, which rely on one another for survival.

  • The Nature of Things - The Price of Salmon (Season 1 Episode 306)
    Season 1 Episode 306:

    The Price of Salmon

    An examination into salmon farming and its impact on the salmon bred in the wild.

  • The Nature of Things - The Secret Life of the Crash Test Dummy (Season 1 Episode 305)
    Season 1 Episode 305:

    The Secret Life of the Crash Test Dummy

    Archival footage and expert testimony helps reveal the history, the design and the future of crash-test dummies.

  • The Nature of Things - Amanda's Choice (Season 1 Episode 304)
    Season 1 Episode 304:

    Amanda's Choice

    A teenage girl finds herself part of the sandwich generation, trying to care for both her son and her ailing mother, who is fighting Alzheimer's disease.

  • The Nature of Things - Lost Worlds: Wild South America: Penguin Shores (Season 1 Episode 303)
    Season 1 Episode 303:

    Lost Worlds: Wild South America: Penguin Shores

    Penguins; killer whales; sea lions; fur seals; albatrosses; pelicans.

  • The Nature of Things - Lost Worlds: Wild South America: The Great Plains (Season 1 Episode 302)
    Season 1 Episode 302:

    Lost Worlds: Wild South America: The Great Plains

    The animals of Brazil's Great Plains; macaws; wolves; jaguars; armadillos; fox; anteaters.

  • The Nature of Things - Lost Worlds: Wild South America: The Andes (Season 1 Episode 301)
    Season 1 Episode 301:

    Lost Worlds: Wild South America: The Andes

    The wildlife and landmarks of the Andes Mountains. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Lost Worlds: Wild South America: The Mighty Amazon (Season 1 Episode 300)
    Season 1 Episode 300:

    Lost Worlds: Wild South America: The Mighty Amazon

    An examination into the rivers and tributaries of the Amazon basin and how wildlife adapts to the seasonal changes in river level.

  • The Nature of Things - Lost Worlds: Wild South America: Monkey Jungles (Season 1 Episode 299)
    Season 1 Episode 299:

    Lost Worlds: Wild South America: Monkey Jungles

    The tropical rain forest of Amazonia and the myriad animals that call its tree canopy home. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Lost Worlds: Wild South America (Season 1 Episode 298)
    Season 1 Episode 298:

    Lost Worlds: Wild South America

    South America; Ecuadorean volcanoes; waterfalls; Machu Picchu; Tierra del Fuego; glaciers.

  • The Nature of Things - Spare Parts (Season 1 Episode 297)
    Season 1 Episode 297:

    Spare Parts

    The ethical complexities and long-term health risks surrounding animal-to-human organ transplants. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Breath of Life (Season 1 Episode 296)
    Season 1 Episode 296:

    Breath of Life

    Healthy siblings offer to donate their lungs to their sister, who is dying of cystic fibrosis. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Nuclear Dynamite (Season 1 Episode 295)
    Season 1 Episode 295:

    Nuclear Dynamite

    Film footage and interviews with Russian and American scientists reveal that over 150 civilian engineering experiments utilized nuclear bombs within 30 years.

  • The Nature of Things - Hot Flash on Menopause (Season 1 Episode 294)
    Season 1 Episode 294:

    Hot Flash on Menopause

  • The Nature of Things - Alternative Medicine: Teaching Old Doctors New Tricks (Season 1 Episode 293)
    Season 1 Episode 293:

    Alternative Medicine: Teaching Old Doctors New Tricks

    Many North Americans have turned to such alternative medical practices as acupuncture and homeopathy, among others.

  • The Nature of Things - Global Warming: Turning up the Heat (Season 1 Episode 292)
    Season 1 Episode 292:

    Global Warming: Turning up the Heat

    This update to the 1992 presentation "A Climate for Change" looks at the politics of global warming.

  • The Nature of Things - Parkinson's Disease: Lynda's Story (Season 1 Episode 291)
    Season 1 Episode 291:

    Parkinson's Disease: Lynda's Story

    A woman with Parkinson's disease considers experimental therapy.

  • The Nature of Things - Do Parents Matter? (Season 1 Episode 290)
    Season 1 Episode 290:

    Do Parents Matter?

    Scheduled: Judy Harris' theory that peers and genetics influence a child's upbringing more than the parents. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - The Caspian Sea Monster (Season 1 Episode 289)
    Season 1 Episode 289:

    The Caspian Sea Monster

    The Ekranoplan, a vehicle designed to fly a few feet above water, travels long distances quickly.

  • The Nature of Things - The Hantavirus (Season 1 Episode 288)
    Season 1 Episode 288:

    The Hantavirus

    Scientists research the hantavirus and its social impact.

  • The Nature of Things - Secret Fears (Season 1 Episode 287)
    Season 1 Episode 287:

    Secret Fears

    Treating different fears and phobias, including obsessive-compulsive disorders and more commonplace anxieties.

  • The Nature of Things - Down to Earth (Season 1 Episode 286)
    Season 1 Episode 286:

    Down to Earth

    Today's youth getting back in touch with nature. Host: Dr. David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Why Sex? (Season 1 Episode 285)
    Season 1 Episode 285:

    Why Sex?

    Sexual reproduction has been the driving force behind numerous traits and characteristics, including the human propensity to feel love.

  • The Nature of Things - Lost in the Suburbs (Season 1 Episode 284)
    Season 1 Episode 284:

    Lost in the Suburbs

    Low-density urban sprawl consumes farmland, forests and wetlands.

  • The Nature of Things - Race for the Future (Season 1 Episode 283)
    Season 1 Episode 283:

    Race for the Future

    Reflecting on changes covered by the TV series during the past 40 years and looking at what lies ahead in the new millennium.

  • The Nature of Things - Race for the Future (Season 1 Episode 282)
    Season 1 Episode 282:

    Race for the Future

    Reflecting on changes covered by the TV series during the past 40 years and looking at what lies ahead in the new millennium.

  • The Nature of Things - Weather (Season 1 Episode 281)
    Season 1 Episode 281:

    Weather

    Causes, effects and studies of severe weather.

  • The Nature of Things - Humans: Who Are We?: The Human Invasion (Season 1 Episode 280)
    Season 1 Episode 280:

    Humans: Who Are We?: The Human Invasion

    How Homo sapiens became the dominant species of the Stone Age through intelligence and cunning. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Humans: Who Are We?: The Birth of the Human Mind (Season 1 Episode 279)
    Season 1 Episode 279:

    Humans: Who Are We?: The Birth of the Human Mind

    Evolutionary evidence that shows how the development of a superior mind allowed protohumans to survive against stronger, faster predators.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Goose Chase (Season 1 Episode 278)
    Season 1 Episode 278:

    Wild Goose Chase

    How Canada geese and snow geese have made human settlements a part of their natural habitat. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Silent Sentinels (Season 1 Episode 277)
    Season 1 Episode 277:

    Silent Sentinels

    Erosion of coral reefs might cause global warming.

  • The Nature of Things - The Sleep Famine (Season 1 Episode 276)
    Season 1 Episode 276:

    The Sleep Famine

    Lack of sleep in our society and its consequences.

  • The Nature of Things - Curse of the Phantom Limbs (Season 1 Episode 275)
    Season 1 Episode 275:

    Curse of the Phantom Limbs

    Relationship between the brain and body image.

  • The Nature of Things - Frozen Hearts (Season 1 Episode 274)
    Season 1 Episode 274:

    Frozen Hearts

    A surgical procedure that involves freezing the patient prior to a heart operation, an approach that seems to limit the risk of brain damage caused by traditional methods.

  • The Nature of Things - Phallacies (Season 1 Episode 273)
    Season 1 Episode 273:

    Phallacies

    Men and women provide an artistic, medical and historic overview of the male sex organ.

  • The Nature of Things - Out of the Shadows: Reconstructive Surgery (Season 1 Episode 272)
    Season 1 Episode 272:

    Out of the Shadows: Reconstructive Surgery

    Saving children's lives with cranial surgery.

  • The Nature of Things - Phobias: Secret Fears (Season 1 Episode 271)
    Season 1 Episode 271:

    Phobias: Secret Fears

    The numerous types of phobias that exist and new treatment that offers hope to those who suffer from debilitating fears.

  • The Nature of Things - Yellowstone to Yukon (Season 1 Episode 270)
    Season 1 Episode 270:

    Yellowstone to Yukon

    Efforts to protect the Rocky Mountain wilderness between Yellowstone Park and the Yukon.

  • The Nature of Things - Can Science Build a Champion Athlete? (Season 1 Episode 269)
    Season 1 Episode 269:

    Can Science Build a Champion Athlete?

    High technology helps athletes and coaches train, compete and monitor performance.

  • The Nature of Things - Arctic Refuge: The Struggle Continues (Season 1 Episode 268)
    Season 1 Episode 268:

    Arctic Refuge: The Struggle Continues

    The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is threatened by the U.S. Department of the Interior's plans to develop the land for oil.

  • The Nature of Things - Living Colour (Season 1 Episode 267)
    Season 1 Episode 267:

    Living Colour

    Scientists study the composition, perception and effects of color.

  • The Nature of Things - Arthritis: Lives Out of Joint (Season 1 Episode 266)
    Season 1 Episode 266:

    Arthritis: Lives Out of Joint

    The causes, effects and treatments of arthritis as well as molecular biology and immunological research being conducted on the disease.

  • The Nature of Things - Where the Heron Finds Its Home (Season 1 Episode 265)
    Season 1 Episode 265:

    Where the Heron Finds Its Home

    Host David Suzuki explores the worlds of science, nature and medicine, beginning with the great blue heron and its dependence on healthy wetlands.

  • The Nature of Things - Thoroughbred: A Magic Way of Going (Season 1 Episode 264)
    Season 1 Episode 264:

    Thoroughbred: A Magic Way of Going

    Race horses.

  • The Nature of Things - Second Wind (Season 1 Episode 263)
    Season 1 Episode 263:

    Second Wind

    Susan McKellar and other cystic fibrosis patients fight for survival; discovery of the cystic fibrosis gene.

  • The Nature of Things - Who Cares About Malaria? (Season 1 Episode 262)
    Season 1 Episode 262:

    Who Cares About Malaria?

    Malaria.

  • The Nature of Things - Twentieth Century Disease (Season 1 Episode 261)
    Season 1 Episode 261:

    Twentieth Century Disease

    Effects of modern technology and pollution on health.

  • The Nature of Things - Rare Breeds (Season 1 Episode 260)
    Season 1 Episode 260:

    Rare Breeds

    Farm-animal diversity diminishes dramatically.

  • The Nature of Things - The Mendi (Season 1 Episode 259)
    Season 1 Episode 259:

    The Mendi

    The Mendi is a Stone Age tribe in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.

  • The Nature of Things - Living Arctic (Season 1 Episode 258)
    Season 1 Episode 258:

    Living Arctic

    From plants and insects to musk oxen in the Canadian Arctic.

  • The Nature of Things - Lacandons (Season 1 Episode 257)
    Season 1 Episode 257:

    Lacandons

    The lives of the Lacandons, a tribe descended from the Maya.

  • The Nature of Things - Women of Kerala (Season 1 Episode 256)
    Season 1 Episode 256:

    Women of Kerala

    The women of Kerala successfully battle overpopulation.

  • The Nature of Things - Water Witching (Season 1 Episode 255)
    Season 1 Episode 255:

    Water Witching

    The science of dowsing for water; science and paranormal phenomena.

  • The Nature of Things - Vortex (Season 1 Episode 254)
    Season 1 Episode 254:

    Vortex

    The vortex, a chief pattern of movement in nature.

  • The Nature of Things - Strike Force (Season 1 Episode 253)
    Season 1 Episode 253:

    Strike Force

    The Los Angeles Toxic Waste Strike Force prosecutes polluters.

  • The Nature of Things - Stein Valley (Season 1 Episode 252)
    Season 1 Episode 252:

    Stein Valley

    A logging industry conflicts with the government of British Columbia.

  • The Nature of Things - The Sea Raven (Season 1 Episode 251)
    Season 1 Episode 251:

    The Sea Raven

    Pollution, predators and attacks by angry fishermen endanger the cormorant.

  • The Nature of Things - Return of the Sea Otter (Season 1 Episode 250)
    Season 1 Episode 250:

    Return of the Sea Otter

    The sea otter returns from the brink of extinction.

  • The Nature of Things - Restless Sky (Season 1 Episode 249)
    Season 1 Episode 249:

    Restless Sky

    The microscopic processes of clouds and their effects on weather.

  • The Nature of Things - Radar (Season 1 Episode 248)
    Season 1 Episode 248:

    Radar

    Imaging radar produces three-dimensional pictures of Earth's biosphere.

  • The Nature of Things - Puffins & Prey (Season 1 Episode 247)
    Season 1 Episode 247:

    Puffins & Prey

    The puffins' link in the North Atlantic food chain.

  • The Nature of Things - Polar Bear (Season 1 Episode 246)
    Season 1 Episode 246:

    Polar Bear

    The life history of the polar bear.

  • The Nature of Things - Plant Communication (Season 1 Episode 245)
    Season 1 Episode 245:

    Plant Communication

    How plants communicate for protection and pollination.

  • The Nature of Things - Pains of Performance (Season 1 Episode 244)
    Season 1 Episode 244:

    Pains of Performance

    Medical treatment designed specifically for performing artists.

  • The Nature of Things - New Backs for Old (Season 1 Episode 243)
    Season 1 Episode 243:

    New Backs for Old

    The sources and treatments of back pain; the manufacture and application of man-made structural colours. Host: Dr. David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Muscle Fibers (Season 1 Episode 242)
    Season 1 Episode 242:

    Muscle Fibers

    Fast-twitch and slow-twitch muscle fibers have different roles.

  • The Nature of Things - Milkweed (Season 1 Episode 241)
    Season 1 Episode 241:

    Milkweed

    Scientists study natural interactions dependent upon milkweed.

  • The Nature of Things - Maps (Season 1 Episode 240)
    Season 1 Episode 240:

    Maps

    A history of map making from second-century calligraphy to satellite images.

  • The Nature of Things - Let the Wild Things Grow (Season 1 Episode 239)
    Season 1 Episode 239:

    Let the Wild Things Grow

    Host Dr. David Suzuki examines a variety of scientific and moral issues.

  • The Nature of Things - Return to the Land (Season 1 Episode 238)
    Season 1 Episode 238:

    Return to the Land

    A scientist works for land fertility in Poona, India.

  • The Nature of Things - Jellyfish of the Sky (Season 1 Episode 237)
    Season 1 Episode 237:

    Jellyfish of the Sky

    The history of hot-air balloons and other airships.

  • The Nature of Things - When the Wells Run Dry (Season 1 Episode 236)
    Season 1 Episode 236:

    When the Wells Run Dry

    Falling water tables in Tamil, India, threaten farmers with drought.

  • The Nature of Things - Island of Coral (Season 1 Episode 235)
    Season 1 Episode 235:

    Island of Coral

    A major oil spill threatens a fragile coral reef.

  • The Nature of Things - Inside Out (Season 1 Episode 234)
    Season 1 Episode 234:

    Inside Out

    Ultrasound and nuclear-magnetic resonance "turns bodies inside out."

  • The Nature of Things - How Fish Swim (Season 1 Episode 233)
    Season 1 Episode 233:

    How Fish Swim

    The different lifestyles and maneuvering skills of tuna, pike and reef fish.

  • The Nature of Things - Hanuman Langurs: The Langurs of Abu (Season 1 Episode 232)
    Season 1 Episode 232:

    Hanuman Langurs: The Langurs of Abu

    A primatologist studies langurs on sacred Mount Abu in Rajastan.

  • The Nature of Things - George River Caribou (Season 1 Episode 231)
    Season 1 Episode 231:

    George River Caribou

    A massive hydro project threatens the George River caribou herd.

  • The Nature of Things - Footsteps on the Moon (Season 1 Episode 230)
    Season 1 Episode 230:

    Footsteps on the Moon

    Moon mysteries continue even after the 1969 Apollo landing.

  • The Nature of Things - Flight Simulators (Season 1 Episode 229)
    Season 1 Episode 229:

    Flight Simulators

    How pilots use flight simulators to maintain air-travel safety.

  • The Nature of Things - Falcons by the Sea (Season 1 Episode 228)
    Season 1 Episode 228:

    Falcons by the Sea

    Researchers struggle to protect a reserve for peregrine falcons.

  • The Nature of Things - Face Value (Season 1 Episode 227)
    Season 1 Episode 227:

    Face Value

    Scientists study the significance of facial expressions.

  • The Nature of Things - Doctors of Tomorrow (Season 1 Episode 226)
    Season 1 Episode 226:

    Doctors of Tomorrow

    A radical new form of medical education at Canada's McMaster University.

  • The Nature of Things - Conducting (Season 1 Episode 225)
    Season 1 Episode 225:

    Conducting

    The skills needed to conduct an orchestra.

  • The Nature of Things - Kids Go Wild (Season 1 Episode 224)
    Season 1 Episode 224:

    Kids Go Wild

    Canadian schoolchildren visit an outdoor classroom to study nature.

  • The Nature of Things - Cobra: India's Good Snake (Season 1 Episode 223)
    Season 1 Episode 223:

    Cobra: India's Good Snake

    The cobra has great religious and social significance in India.

  • The Nature of Things - Borne on the Wind (Season 1 Episode 222)
    Season 1 Episode 222:

    Borne on the Wind

    A pair of bald eagles mates, hunts and raises chicks.

  • The Nature of Things - Blood of Our Children (Season 1 Episode 221)
    Season 1 Episode 221:

    Blood of Our Children

    Geneticists and forensic scientists identify bones of stolen children in Argentina.

  • The Nature of Things - Bishnois and the Antelope (Season 1 Episode 220)
    Season 1 Episode 220:

    Bishnois and the Antelope

    The Bishnois care for living things in the Marwar region of Rajasthan.

  • The Nature of Things - Bats: Piercing Dark (Season 1 Episode 219)
    Season 1 Episode 219:

    Bats: Piercing Dark

    Studying and replicating a Jamaican bat cave.

  • The Nature of Things - Balancing Act (Season 1 Episode 218)
    Season 1 Episode 218:

    Balancing Act

    Challenges to the human sense of balance.

  • The Nature of Things - Anatomy of Eloquence (Season 1 Episode 217)
    Season 1 Episode 217:

    Anatomy of Eloquence

    Human speech; people without larynxes speak again.

  • The Nature of Things - High Spirits (Season 1 Episode 216)
    Season 1 Episode 216:

    High Spirits

    Individuals variously handle the ingestion of alcohol.

  • The Nature of Things - When the Wells Run Dry/Island of Coral (Season 1 Episode 214)
    Season 1 Episode 214:

    When the Wells Run Dry/Island of Coral

    Water tables in Tamil drop, threatening drought; an oil spill threatens a coral reef.

  • The Nature of Things - Strike Force/Return of the Sea Otter (Season 1 Episode 213)
    Season 1 Episode 213:

    Strike Force/Return of the Sea Otter

    The Los Angeles Toxic Waste Strike Force prosecutes polluters; the sea otter returns from near extinction.

  • The Nature of Things - Return to the Land/Bishnois and the Antelope (Season 1 Episode 212)
    Season 1 Episode 212:

    Return to the Land/Bishnois and the Antelope

    India: increasing land fertility in Poona; the Bishnois are stewards of the Marwar region of Rajasthan.

  • The Nature of Things - Journey to the Source (Season 1 Episode 211)
    Season 1 Episode 211:

    Journey to the Source

    Documentary traces toxic wastes entering water systems from the end of the pipe to the industrial source.

  • The Nature of Things - Falcons by the Sea/Stein Valley (Season 1 Episode 210)
    Season 1 Episode 210:

    Falcons by the Sea/Stein Valley

    Researchers struggle to protect a reserve for peregrine falcons; logger/government conflicts in British Columbia.

  • The Nature of Things - The Tree That Changed the World (Season 1 Episode 209)
    Season 1 Episode 209:

    The Tree That Changed the World

    Documentary tracing the development of the rubber plant from wild tree to domesticated plantation crop.

  • The Nature of Things - Hand-Crafted History/Restless Sky/Rotation (Season 1 Episode 208)
    Season 1 Episode 208:

    Hand-Crafted History/Restless Sky/Rotation

    Paper-making in Nepal; the processes of clouds; the nature of rotation.

  • The Nature of Things - Return to the Land/When the Wells Run Dry (Season 1 Episode 207)
    Season 1 Episode 207:

    Return to the Land/When the Wells Run Dry

    India: increasing land fertility in Poona; water tables in Tamil drop, threatening drought.

  • The Nature of Things - To Be or Not to Be (Season 1 Episode 206)
    Season 1 Episode 206:

    To Be or Not to Be

    Prenatal care and diagnosis.

  • The Nature of Things - The Advanced Material World (Season 1 Episode 205)
    Season 1 Episode 205:

    The Advanced Material World

    The advances in technology and materials may be improving the world, but the effects may not last. Host: Dr. David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - The Familiar Face of Love (Season 1 Episode 204)
    Season 1 Episode 204:

    The Familiar Face of Love

    The psychological and social forces which shape peoples' feelings and ideas about the opposite sex. Host: Dr. David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - The Knowing Nose (Season 1 Episode 203)
    Season 1 Episode 203:

    The Knowing Nose

    An exploration of the sense of smell in both animals and humans.

  • The Nature of Things - Bird Hospital/Face Value (Season 1 Episode 202)
    Season 1 Episode 202:

    Bird Hospital/Face Value

    An Indian hospital treats sick and injured birds; scientists study the significance of facial expressions.

  • The Nature of Things - Borne on the Wind/Jellyfish of the Sky (Season 1 Episode 201)
    Season 1 Episode 201:

    Borne on the Wind/Jellyfish of the Sky

    A pair of bald eagles mates, hunts and raises chicks; a history of balloons and airships.

  • The Nature of Things - How Fish Swim/Strike Force (Season 1 Episode 200)
    Season 1 Episode 200:

    How Fish Swim/Strike Force

    Survival traits of different fish; the Los Angeles Toxic Waste Strike Force prosecutes polluters.

  • The Nature of Things - Vortex/Women of Kerala (Season 1 Episode 199)
    Season 1 Episode 199:

    Vortex/Women of Kerala

    The vortex, a chief pattern of movement in nature; the women of Kerala battle overpopulation.

  • The Nature of Things - Powerful Medicine (Season 1 Episode 198)
    Season 1 Episode 198:

    Powerful Medicine

    How plants have been used in medicine.

  • The Nature of Things - Muscle Fibre/Return of the Sea Otter (Season 1 Episode 197)
    Season 1 Episode 197:

    Muscle Fibre/Return of the Sea Otter

    Fast- and slow-twitch muscle fibers; the sea otter returns from the brink of extinction.

  • The Nature of Things - Fly Fishing/Chinese Wall Paintings/Erie Ice (Season 1 Episode 196)
    Season 1 Episode 196:

    Fly Fishing/Chinese Wall Paintings/Erie Ice

    The science of fly fishing; restoring Chinese paintings; ice movement on the Great Lakes.

  • The Nature of Things - Through the Looking Glass (Season 1 Episode 195)
    Season 1 Episode 195:

    Through the Looking Glass

    Film clips from three decades reflect changing views of the world.

  • The Nature of Things - How a Bird Fills the Bill/Rare Breeds (Season 1 Episode 194)
    Season 1 Episode 194:

    How a Bird Fills the Bill/Rare Breeds

    Eating habits affect bird evolution; farm-animal diversity diminishes dramatically.

  • The Nature of Things - Falcons by the Sea/Milkweed (Season 1 Episode 193)
    Season 1 Episode 193:

    Falcons by the Sea/Milkweed

    Researchers struggle to protect a reserve for peregrine falcons; the milkweed plant is part of a complex living network.

  • The Nature of Things - Balancing Act/Kids Go Wild (Season 1 Episode 192)
    Season 1 Episode 192:

    Balancing Act/Kids Go Wild

    A look at the human sense of balance; the Toronto Island Public and Natural Science School. Host: Dr. David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Spas: Magic or Medicine (Season 1 Episode 191)
    Season 1 Episode 191:

    Spas: Magic or Medicine

    The worldwide appeal of spas includes Japan's boiling sands, England's hot baths and France's mud baths.

  • The Nature of Things - Memory: The Past Imperfect (Season 1 Episode 190)
    Season 1 Episode 190:

    Memory: The Past Imperfect

    The unique ability of the memory to store, classify and retrieve human experience with great efficiency; the relationship between memory and perception.

  • The Nature of Things - Burgess Shale: Impressions of Life (Season 1 Episode 189)
    Season 1 Episode 189:

    Burgess Shale: Impressions of Life

    Leading experts discuss the importance of the Rocky Mountains' marine fossil beds in British Columbia and their significance to the early history of life on earth.

  • The Nature of Things - The Hidden World of the Bog (Season 1 Episode 188)
    Season 1 Episode 188:

    The Hidden World of the Bog

    Close-up photography shows the plants and animals that inhabit the bogs of the world, including orchids, mosses and carnivorous plants.

  • The Nature of Things - Roger Tory Peterson: Portrait of a Bird Watcher Update (Season 1 Episode 187)
    Season 1 Episode 187:

    Roger Tory Peterson: Portrait of a Bird Watcher Update

    American painter Roger Tory Peterson's influence on the popularity of birdwatching. Host: Dr. David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Running for Their Lives (Season 1 Episode 186)
    Season 1 Episode 186:

    Running for Their Lives

    Other carnivores, disease and an unjustified reputation as a killer threaten the African wild dog.

  • The Nature of Things - Connecting Flights: Shorebird Migration (Season 1 Episode 185)
    Season 1 Episode 185:

    Connecting Flights: Shorebird Migration

    The Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network identifies and protects critical wintering spots of shorebirds.

  • The Nature of Things - A Climate for Change (Season 1 Episode 183)
    Season 1 Episode 183:

    A Climate for Change

    Global warming may cause rising sea levels and agricultural disaster.

  • The Nature of Things - Bogs (Season 1 Episode 182)
    Season 1 Episode 182:

    Bogs

    Bogs harbor a variety of plants and animals.

  • The Nature of Things - Pumping Hormones (Season 1 Episode 181)
    Season 1 Episode 181:

    Pumping Hormones

    Scientists study the role of hormones in disease prevention and treatment.

  • The Nature of Things - Coral Reefs: Rain Forests of the Sea (Season 1 Episode 180)
    Season 1 Episode 180:

    Coral Reefs: Rain Forests of the Sea

    A natural park protecting one of the world's last remaining undamaged coral reefs is located off the coast of Egypt.

  • The Nature of Things - Wood Buffalo (Season 1 Episode 178)
    Season 1 Episode 178:

    Wood Buffalo

    Life cycle of the wood buffalo.

  • The Nature of Things - Diabetes: Blood Sugar, Sweat and Tears (Season 1 Episode 177)
    Season 1 Episode 177:

    Diabetes: Blood Sugar, Sweat and Tears

    New research addresses the causes of diabetes and its treatment.

  • The Nature of Things - Monkey Business (Season 1 Episode 176)
    Season 1 Episode 176:

    Monkey Business

    Anthropologist Dr. Shirley Strum reveals the social behavior of a troop of African olive baboons known as the "Pumphouse Gang.".

  • The Nature of Things - Baboons (Season 1 Episode 175)
    Season 1 Episode 175:

    Baboons

    The life cycle of the baboon.

  • The Nature of Things - The Mystery of the Mind (Season 1 Episode 174)
    Season 1 Episode 174:

    The Mystery of the Mind

    How memory works, and the role it plays in our lives.

  • The Nature of Things - In the Company of Moose (Season 1 Episode 173)
    Season 1 Episode 173:

    In the Company of Moose

    Gisele Benoit observes moose.

  • The Nature of Things - Toys (Season 1 Episode 172)
    Season 1 Episode 172:

    Toys

    Toys play a role in childhood development and help children learn to cope with a complex world.

  • The Nature of Things - End of the Line (Season 1 Episode 171)
    Season 1 Episode 171:

    End of the Line

    Overfishing and other man-made problems threaten the oceans.

  • The Nature of Things - Elephants of the Deep (Season 1 Episode 170)
    Season 1 Episode 170:

    Elephants of the Deep

    An elephant-seal pup learns to swim, dive, sleep under water and recognize food during its first year.

  • The Nature of Things - Back Street Bandits/Milkweed (Season 1 Episode 169)
    Season 1 Episode 169:

    Back Street Bandits/Milkweed

    Raccoons thrive in Toronto; scientists study natural interactions dependent upon milkweed.

  • The Nature of Things - The Elements (Season 1 Episode 168)
    Season 1 Episode 168:

    The Elements

    Poet Roger McGough explains the chemical elements.

  • The Nature of Things - If Caribou Could Vote (Season 1 Episode 167)
    Season 1 Episode 167:

    If Caribou Could Vote

    Environmentalists, the oil industry and politicians debate drilling for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

  • The Nature of Things - Living With Stress (Season 1 Episode 166)
    Season 1 Episode 166:

    Living With Stress

    Examining the relationship between illness and stress.

  • The Nature of Things - The Last Survivors (Season 1 Episode 165)
    Season 1 Episode 165:

    The Last Survivors

    Alberta ranchers fear that a bison herd in Wood Buffalo National Park carries communicable diseases.

  • The Nature of Things - Lives in Limbo (Season 1 Episode 164)
    Season 1 Episode 164:

    Lives in Limbo

    An examination of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, an illness without cure that leaves it victims feeling isolated, depressed and often suicidal.

  • The Nature of Things - Dealing With Drugs (Season 1 Episode 162)
    Season 1 Episode 162:

    Dealing With Drugs

    The United States and Canada stem drug traffic by force; some European nations provide sterile needles to addicts.

  • The Nature of Things - Kaos: Science & the Unexpected (Season 1 Episode 157)
    Season 1 Episode 157:

    Kaos: Science & the Unexpected

    Scientists use computers and graphics terminals to replicate natural phenomena.

  • The Nature of Things - Crying Wolf (Season 1 Episode 155)
    Season 1 Episode 155:

    Crying Wolf

    The controversial issue of wolf control in Canada. Host: David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Post-Mortem (Season 1 Episode 153)
    Season 1 Episode 153:

    Post-Mortem

    High-tech forensic science includes computer-enhanced portraits and DNA identification.

  • The Nature of Things - The Human Tide (Season 1 Episode 152)
    Season 1 Episode 152:

    The Human Tide

    The rapid acceleration of the Earth's human population poses environmental problems.

  • The Nature of Things - Air Crash (Season 1 Episode 151)
    Season 1 Episode 151:

    Air Crash

    Canada's Transportation Safety Board and U.S. experts examine the task of investigating airline crashes.

  • The Nature of Things - Hooked on Oil (Season 1 Episode 150)
    Season 1 Episode 150:

    Hooked on Oil

    The environmental risks associated with the world's increasing dependence on oil. Host: Dr. David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - Return of the Swift Fox/Arts Medicine (Season 1 Episode 149)
    Season 1 Episode 149:

    Return of the Swift Fox/Arts Medicine

    The swift fox makes a comeback; medical treatment for performing artists.

  • The Nature of Things - 30 Years of the Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 147)
    Season 1 Episode 147:

    30 Years of the Nature of Things

    Retrospective of the series' first three decades.

  • The Nature of Things - Aging (Season 1 Episode 145)
    Season 1 Episode 145:

    Aging

    A study of aging examines the impact of genetics, environment and society on the process.

  • The Nature of Things - Lasers: Brighter Than the Sun (Season 1 Episode 143)
    Season 1 Episode 143:

    Lasers: Brighter Than the Sun

    Lasers have uses in communications, education, medicine, manufacturing and war.

  • The Nature of Things - Grizzly Bear: Losing Ground (Season 1 Episode 142)
    Season 1 Episode 142:

    Grizzly Bear: Losing Ground

    The solitary life of the Canadian grizzly bear in northern British Columbia may not save it from the threat of extinction.

  • The Nature of Things - Animals in Research (Season 1 Episode 141)
    Season 1 Episode 141:

    Animals in Research

    Scientists search for a practical alternative to animal experiments.

  • The Nature of Things - I Never Planned on This (Season 1 Episode 140)
    Season 1 Episode 140:

    I Never Planned on This

    A look at the myths and facts about aging. With Dr. David Suzuki.

  • The Nature of Things - No Spare Parts (Season 1 Episode 136)
    Season 1 Episode 136:

    No Spare Parts

    Technology and recycling help Ghana improve life at many levels.

  • The Nature of Things - Herschel: An Isle of Flowers in Sea of Ice (Season 1 Episode 135)
    Season 1 Episode 135:

    Herschel: An Isle of Flowers in Sea of Ice

    Herschel Island gradually slips into the Beaufort Sea.

  • The Nature of Things - Voices in the Forest (Season 1 Episode 134)
    Season 1 Episode 134:

    Voices in the Forest

    The Science Council of Canada suggests alternatives to harmful forestry practices.

  • The Nature of Things - Voices in the Forest (Season 1 Episode 133)
    Season 1 Episode 133:

    Voices in the Forest

    The Science Council of Canada studies man's destruction of productive forests.

  • The Nature of Things - Voices in the Forest (Season 1 Episode 132)
    Season 1 Episode 132:

    Voices in the Forest

    The Science Council of Canada studies man's destruction of productive forests and suggests alternatives to harmful practices.

  • The Nature of Things - You Must Have Been a Bilingual Baby (Season 1 Episode 131)
    Season 1 Episode 131:

    You Must Have Been a Bilingual Baby

    Scientists study children's acquisition of language with hopes of improving adults' skills.

  • The Nature of Things - Bugman of Ithaca (Season 1 Episode 130)
    Season 1 Episode 130:

    Bugman of Ithaca

    Cornell Professor Tom Eisner studies insects, Earth's most plentiful life form.

  • The Nature of Things - Chaos: Science & the Unexpected (Season 1 Episode 129)
    Season 1 Episode 129:

    Chaos: Science & the Unexpected

    Supercomputers allow scientists to study the patterns of chaos in the geometry of flowers and coastlines.

  • The Nature of Things - Salt of the Earth (Season 1 Episode 128)
    Season 1 Episode 128:

    Salt of the Earth

    Through the centuries, men seek salt and find uses for it, from seasoning to chemical component.

  • The Nature of Things - The Cholesterol Factor (Season 1 Episode 127)
    Season 1 Episode 127:

    The Cholesterol Factor

    How the link between cholesterol and coronary heart disease was discovered and what is known about this chemical.

  • The Nature of Things - Temagami -- The Last Stand (Season 1 Episode 126)
    Season 1 Episode 126:

    Temagami -- The Last Stand

    American Indians oppose the Canadian government over the fate of forests.

  • The Nature of Things - Turning to Dust (Season 1 Episode 125)
    Season 1 Episode 125:

    Turning to Dust

    At least one-third of the world's books are disintegrating -- 80 million in the U.S. alone -- threatening humanity's collective memory.

  • The Nature of Things - Day of Reckoning (Season 1 Episode 124)
    Season 1 Episode 124:

    Day of Reckoning

    In less than 50 years the computer becomes a universal machine, affecting man's life from birth to death.

  • The Nature of Things - Revolution Down on the Farm (Season 1 Episode 123)
    Season 1 Episode 123:

    Revolution Down on the Farm

    Intensive farming and use of chemicals are among the practices that deplete the soil and threaten North America's food supply.

  • The Nature of Things - The Green Quiz (Season 1 Episode 122)
    Season 1 Episode 122:

    The Green Quiz

    Viewers test their knowledge of environmental issues, from global warming to compost to toxic chemicals in the home.

  • The Nature of Things - Amazonia: Road to the End of the Forest (Season 1 Episode 121)
    Season 1 Episode 121:

    Amazonia: Road to the End of the Forest

    Destruction of Amazon rain forests escalates.

  • The Nature of Things - Amazonia: Road to the End of the Forest (Season 1 Episode 120)
    Season 1 Episode 120:

    Amazonia: Road to the End of the Forest

    Causes and consequences of the destruction of Amazon rain forests.

  • The Nature of Things - Amazonia: Road to the End of the Forest (Season 1 Episode 119)
    Season 1 Episode 119:

    Amazonia: Road to the End of the Forest

    A report from Brazil examines causes and consequences of the escalating rate of destruction of Amazon rain forests.

  • The Nature of Things - Sea of Slaughter (Season 1 Episode 118)
    Season 1 Episode 118:

    Sea of Slaughter

    Five centuries of man's actions decimate aquatic and coastal life along the northwest Atlantic.

  • The Nature of Things - Sea of Slaughter (Season 1 Episode 117)
    Season 1 Episode 117:

    Sea of Slaughter

    Environmentalist/author Farley Mowat chronicles man's destruction of Atlantic aquatic and shore life.

  • The Nature of Things - Sea of Slaughter (Season 1 Episode 116)
    Season 1 Episode 116:

    Sea of Slaughter

    Environmentalist/author Farley Mowat chronicles five centuries of man's destruction of aquatic and coastal life along the northwest Atlantic.

  • The Nature of Things - Sky Full of Planes (Season 1 Episode 115)
    Season 1 Episode 115:

    Sky Full of Planes

    Technology helps air traffic controllers maintain control of increasingly congested skies.

  • The Nature of Things - Rare Breeds/How a Bird Fills the Bill (Season 1 Episode 114)
    Season 1 Episode 114:

    Rare Breeds/How a Bird Fills the Bill

    The conservation of rare breeds of farm animals; the feeding behavior of the phalarope, an unusual shorebird.

  • The Nature of Things - Howe Sound: Poisoned Waters (Season 1 Episode 113)
    Season 1 Episode 113:

    Howe Sound: Poisoned Waters

    Dioxins and other chemicals from pulp mills pollute Howe Sound, once a rich spawning ground.

  • The Nature of Things - Pretence of Performance (Season 1 Episode 112)
    Season 1 Episode 112:

    Pretence of Performance

    Athletes choose between training naturally or with anabolic steroids to boost performance.

  • The Nature of Things - Little Wars (Season 1 Episode 111)
    Season 1 Episode 111:

    Little Wars

    Mathematicians study games to learn how man may achieve environmental and political stability.

  • The Nature of Things - Coming to Grips With the Grippe (Season 1 Episode 110)
    Season 1 Episode 110:

    Coming to Grips With the Grippe

    The highly infectious flu virus, transmitted through air, can cause death.

  • The Nature of Things - Euthanasia (Season 1 Episode 109)
    Season 1 Episode 109:

    Euthanasia

    Defining the boundaries of life and death raises moral questions about prolonging and terminating life.

  • The Nature of Things - Tree That Shaped the World (Season 1 Episode 108)
    Season 1 Episode 108:

    Tree That Shaped the World

    Production, properties and many uses of rubber.

  • The Nature of Things - 30th Anniversary Show (Season 1 Episode 107)
    Season 1 Episode 107:

    30th Anniversary Show

    A 30th anniversary show features scenes from 40 episodes, and chronicles the series' evolution since 1960.

  • The Nature of Things - Milkweed/When the Well Runs Dry (Season 1 Episode 106)
    Season 1 Episode 106:

    Milkweed/When the Well Runs Dry

    Scientists study natural interactions dependent upon milkweed; southern India's water supply dwindles.

  • The Nature of Things - Roger Tory Peterson: Portrait of a Bird Watcher (Season 1 Episode 104)
    Season 1 Episode 104:

    Roger Tory Peterson: Portrait of a Bird Watcher

    Naturalist/artist Roger Tory Peterson revolutionizes bird-watching.

  • The Nature of Things - Vision of the Blind (Season 1 Episode 103)
    Season 1 Episode 103:

    Vision of the Blind

    Psychologist John Kennedy, from the University of Toronto, examines the ability of blind people to create and interpret visual images.

  • The Nature of Things - Borne on the Wind/Pains of Performance (Season 1 Episode 102)
    Season 1 Episode 102:

    Borne on the Wind/Pains of Performance

    A pair of bald eagles mates, hunts and raises chicks; medical treatment for performing artists.

  • The Nature of Things - New Backs for Old/Living Color (Season 1 Episode 101)
    Season 1 Episode 101:

    New Backs for Old/Living Color

    Doctors explore causes and treatments of back pain; scientists study the composition of colors.

  • The Nature of Things - Rivers to the Sea (Season 1 Episode 100)
    Season 1 Episode 100:

    Rivers to the Sea

    Underwater photography enhances a film about creatures of land, water and air, dependent upon rivers for survival.

  • The Nature of Things - Face Value/Bird Hospital (Season 1 Episode 99)
    Season 1 Episode 99:

    Face Value/Bird Hospital

    Scientists study the significance of facial expressions; an Indian hospital treats sick and injured birds.

  • The Nature of Things - Natural Connections (Season 1 Episode 98)
    Season 1 Episode 98:

    Natural Connections

    Scientists theorize evolution resulted from the integration of many elements, both organic and inorganic.

  • The Nature of Things - Trouble in the Forest (Season 1 Episode 97)
    Season 1 Episode 97:

    Trouble in the Forest

    Scientists, environmentalists and industrialists work to reduce pollution decimating our forests.

  • The Nature of Things - Restless Sky/Rotation/Handcraft in History (Season 1 Episode 96)
    Season 1 Episode 96:

    Restless Sky/Rotation/Handcraft in History

    Clouds and weather; spinning objects; the ancient Asian craft of making paper.

  • The Nature of Things - Serving Time (Season 1 Episode 95)
    Season 1 Episode 95:

    Serving Time

    Simulated environments and scientific intervention available at zoos offers a last hope to endangered species.

  • The Nature of Things - Russia II (Season 1 Episode 94)
    Season 1 Episode 94:

    Russia II

    A new policy of glasnost helps replace outdated equipment and technology crippling scientific advance.

  • The Nature of Things - Russia I (Season 1 Episode 93)
    Season 1 Episode 93:

    Russia I

    Ethnic groups threaten Moscow's central power; Soviets expand nuclear development and space research.

  • The Nature of Things - Bats: Piercing Dark/Let the Wild Things Grow (Season 1 Episode 92)
    Season 1 Episode 92:

    Bats: Piercing Dark/Let the Wild Things Grow

    Researchers study the construction of a bat cave in Jamaica as part of a Royal Ontario Museum project; new gardening trends.

  • The Nature of Things - Stein Valley/Puffins & Prey (Season 1 Episode 91)
    Season 1 Episode 91:

    Stein Valley/Puffins & Prey

    A logging industry conflicts with the government of British Columbia; the North Atlantic food chain.

  • The Nature of Things - Jellyfish of the Sky/Return to the Land (Season 1 Episode 90)
    Season 1 Episode 90:

    Jellyfish of the Sky/Return to the Land

    The history of balloons and other airships; a scientist works for land fertility in Poona, India.

  • The Nature of Things - Home of the Birds (Season 1 Episode 89)
    Season 1 Episode 89:

    Home of the Birds

    Biologists and local residents try to halt the decline in seabird numbers along the St. Lawrence River.

  • The Nature of Things - Strike Force/How Fish Swim (Season 1 Episode 88)
    Season 1 Episode 88:

    Strike Force/How Fish Swim

    The Los Angeles Toxic Waste Strike Force prosecutes pollutors; survival traits of different fish.

  • The Nature of Things - Radar/Water Witching (Season 1 Episode 87)
    Season 1 Episode 87:

    Radar/Water Witching

    Imaging radar produces three-dimensional pictures of Earth's biosphere; the science of dowsing for water.

  • The Nature of Things - Nuclear Power (Season 1 Episode 86)
    Season 1 Episode 86:

    Nuclear Power

    In countries with nuclear-power plants, safety and profitability depend on human skill in applying technology.

  • The Nature of Things - Anatomy of Eloquence/Burgess Shale (Season 1 Episode 85)
    Season 1 Episode 85:

    Anatomy of Eloquence/Burgess Shale

    Human speech; people without larynges speak again; geologists study marine Paleozoic fossils.

  • The Nature of Things - The Children Who Learned to Listen (Season 1 Episode 84)
    Season 1 Episode 84:

    The Children Who Learned to Listen

    A revolutionary system allows hearing-impaired children to learn speech via a powerful hearing aid.

  • The Nature of Things - AIDS: A Report (Season 1 Episode 83)
    Season 1 Episode 83:

    AIDS: A Report

    A report on AIDS examines its origins and impact, and efforts to educate and protect the public from the disease.

  • The Nature of Things - Wilderness Under Siege (Season 1 Episode 82)
    Season 1 Episode 82:

    Wilderness Under Siege

    Two areas of endangered wildlife: Polar Bear Pass on the High Arctic and Windy Bay on the Queen Charlotte Islands.

  • The Nature of Things - The Sea Raven/Where There's Smoke (Season 1 Episode 81)
    Season 1 Episode 81:

    The Sea Raven/Where There's Smoke

    Pollution, predators and attacks by angry fishermen endanger the cormorant; combustion.

  • The Nature of Things - Kids Go Wild/Conducting (Season 1 Episode 80)
    Season 1 Episode 80:

    Kids Go Wild/Conducting

    Canadian schoolchildren visit an outdoor classroom to study nature; skills needed to conduct an orchestra.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 79)
    Season 1 Episode 79:

    The Nature of Things

    Women in the densely populated state of Kerala in India; the different varieties of vortical movement.

  • The Nature of Things - George River Caribou/Teflon Knee (Season 1 Episode 78)
    Season 1 Episode 78:

    George River Caribou/Teflon Knee

    The George River caribou herd; fiber optics help repair damaged knees.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 77)
    Season 1 Episode 77:

    The Nature of Things

    Psychological and social forces that shape human feelings and ideas about attractiveness in the opposite sex.

  • The Nature of Things - Stunning Sounds (Season 1 Episode 76)
    Season 1 Episode 76:

    Stunning Sounds

    Humpback whales and dolphins employ their "songs" and "clicks" for echolocation and communication.

  • The Nature of Things - Niagara Escarpment: A Rock Video (Season 1 Episode 75)
    Season 1 Episode 75:

    Niagara Escarpment: A Rock Video

    Limestone of the Niagara escarpment allows toxins to seep into water supplies.

  • The Nature of Things - Next Year's Model (Season 1 Episode 74)
    Season 1 Episode 74:

    Next Year's Model

    Computer technology aids automobile design; energy and land pollution.

  • The Nature of Things - Recycling/Blood of Our Children/Kidney Stones (Season 1 Episode 73)
    Season 1 Episode 73:

    Recycling/Blood of Our Children/Kidney Stones

    Recycling; geneticists identify abducted children; removing kidney stones ultrasonically.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 72)
    Season 1 Episode 72:

    The Nature of Things

    The resources and intelligence of the ubiquitous rat, the first animal of the twelve-year cycle of the Chinese calendar.

  • The Nature of Things - Colorful Notions (Season 1 Episode 71)
    Season 1 Episode 71:

    Colorful Notions

    New theories on how humans see color.

  • The Nature of Things - Acid Rain (Season 1 Episode 70)
    Season 1 Episode 70:

    Acid Rain

    Norway, Germany and North America are examined for damage done by acid rain.

  • The Nature of Things - Comet's Return/Goshawks (Season 1 Episode 69)
    Season 1 Episode 69:

    Comet's Return/Goshawks

    An animated explanation of comets; goshawks and sparrow hawks, birds of prey known as accipters.

  • The Nature of Things - Cheese (Season 1 Episode 68)
    Season 1 Episode 68:

    Cheese

    Making cheddar cheese, from start to finish.

  • The Nature of Things - Breathing Sea (Season 1 Episode 67)
    Season 1 Episode 67:

    Breathing Sea

    Plankton supports the world's food chain and oxygen supply.

  • The Nature of Things - Breathing Sea/Cheese (Season 1 Episode 66)
    Season 1 Episode 66:

    Breathing Sea/Cheese

    Plankton supports the world's food chain and oxygen supply; making cheddar cheese, from start to finish.

  • The Nature of Things - Brain Puzzle (Season 1 Episode 65)
    Season 1 Episode 65:

    Brain Puzzle

    A study of people suffering from brain damage and the capacity of the brain for self-repair.

  • The Nature of Things - Professor Bonner and the Slime Molds (Season 1 Episode 64)
    Season 1 Episode 64:

    Professor Bonner and the Slime Molds

    Research on the slime mold leads to a better understanding of evolution and reproduction.

  • The Nature of Things - Fragile Harvest (Season 1 Episode 63)
    Season 1 Episode 63:

    Fragile Harvest

    The world's fragile dependency on only 20 types of food crops.

  • The Nature of Things - Islands at the Edge (Season 1 Episode 62)
    Season 1 Episode 62:

    Islands at the Edge

    Wilderness abounds in the Queen Charlotte Islands off British Columbia.

  • The Nature of Things - Earthquake Connection (Season 1 Episode 61)
    Season 1 Episode 61:

    Earthquake Connection

    Plate tectonics; creation of oil reserves; earthquake predictions; quake-resistant buildings.

  • The Nature of Things - Hearing Things (Season 1 Episode 60)
    Season 1 Episode 60:

    Hearing Things

    The physiology of hearing; threats posed by modern technology; new developments in the treatment of deafness.

  • The Nature of Things - The Family of Chimps (Season 1 Episode 59)
    Season 1 Episode 59:

    The Family of Chimps

    A study of a unique society created by a group of chimpanzees assembled in the Netherlands.

  • The Nature of Things - High Spirits/Burgess Shale/Cosmetic Surgery (Season 1 Episode 58)
    Season 1 Episode 58:

    High Spirits/Burgess Shale/Cosmetic Surgery

    How individuals handle the ingestion of alcohol; Burgess Shale; cosmetic surgery.

  • The Nature of Things - Ducks in Danger (Season 1 Episode 57)
    Season 1 Episode 57:

    Ducks in Danger

    North American duck populations decline despite attempts to ensure safe wetlands.

  • The Nature of Things - Doctors of Tomorrow/Water Hyacinths/Walking (Season 1 Episode 56)
    Season 1 Episode 56:

    Doctors of Tomorrow/Water Hyacinths/Walking

    Education at Canada's McMaster University; water hyacinths; the physics of walking.

  • The Nature of Things - Plant Communication/Jaipur Foot (Season 1 Episode 55)
    Season 1 Episode 55:

    Plant Communication/Jaipur Foot

    How plants communicate; an artificial foot meets environmental and cultural requirements of India.

  • The Nature of Things - Open Heart (Season 1 Episode 54)
    Season 1 Episode 54:

    Open Heart

    Profile of Dr. Williams Bigelow and his pioneering efforts in heart research.

  • The Nature of Things - Muscle Fibers/How Fish Swim (Season 1 Episode 53)
    Season 1 Episode 53:

    Muscle Fibers/How Fish Swim

    Muscle fibers; how fish swim.

  • The Nature of Things - Aircraft (Season 1 Episode 52)
    Season 1 Episode 52:

    Aircraft

    The history and importance of aircraft, from the Wright brothers and Charles Lindbergh to today's routine air travel.

  • The Nature of Things - My Goal Is to Live/Return of the Sea Otter (Season 1 Episode 51)
    Season 1 Episode 51:

    My Goal Is to Live/Return of the Sea Otter

    Profile of a cystic fibrosis victim; migrations of sea otters.

  • The Nature of Things - Frogs, Snakes, Turtles/Lobsters and the Sea (Season 1 Episode 50)
    Season 1 Episode 50:

    Frogs, Snakes, Turtles/Lobsters and the Sea

    Ecological roles of frogs, snakes and turtles; the hardiness of the lobster.

  • The Nature of Things - The Rocky Mountains/Point Pelee (Season 1 Episode 49)
    Season 1 Episode 49:

    The Rocky Mountains/Point Pelee

    The Canadian Rockies boast majestic scenery; should national parks exist for man or wildlife?

  • The Nature of Things - The Desert/The Everglades (Season 1 Episode 48)
    Season 1 Episode 48:

    The Desert/The Everglades

    A variety of plants and animals adapt to the desert; Everglades species slowly become extinct.

  • The Nature of Things - Charlie/Last of Life (Season 1 Episode 47)
    Season 1 Episode 47:

    Charlie/Last of Life

    Profile of Canadian paleontologist Charles M. Sternberg.

  • The Nature of Things - When the Wind Blows/One of the Family (Season 1 Episode 46)
    Season 1 Episode 46:

    When the Wind Blows/One of the Family

    The power of wind throughout history; a young couple deal with their son's cerebral palsy.

  • The Nature of Things - Contact (Season 1 Episode 45)
    Season 1 Episode 45:

    Contact

    A program of yoga, dance therapy, shrieking and hand signals designed to help autistic children.

  • The Nature of Things - The Great Lakes (Season 1 Episode 44)
    Season 1 Episode 44:

    The Great Lakes

    Man's disruption of the ecosystem of the Great Lakes basin.

  • The Nature of Things - An Island Shall a Monster Make/Nuclear War (Season 1 Episode 43)
    Season 1 Episode 43:

    An Island Shall a Monster Make/Nuclear War

    Mona iguanas; physics professor Philip Morrison discusses nuclear war.

  • The Nature of Things - Waterproof Frog/Piano/Sub-Nuclear Kitchen (Season 1 Episode 42)
    Season 1 Episode 42:

    Waterproof Frog/Piano/Sub-Nuclear Kitchen

    A frog waterproofs itself; history and construction of the piano; a particle accelerator.

  • The Nature of Things - Ancient Diseases/Freak Waves/Dr. Hildebrand (Season 1 Episode 41)
    Season 1 Episode 41:

    Ancient Diseases/Freak Waves/Dr. Hildebrand

    Diet, diseases and medicines of Egyptians; freak ocean waves; Dr. Joel Hildebrand.

  • The Nature of Things - Sailing (Season 1 Episode 40)
    Season 1 Episode 40:

    Sailing

    The materials, techniques and designs that make sailing a highly efficient mode of transport.

  • The Nature of Things - Dinosaurs: Remains to Be Seen (Season 1 Episode 39)
    Season 1 Episode 39:

    Dinosaurs: Remains to Be Seen

    Scientists trace Earth's changes to determine the world of the dinosaurs.

  • The Nature of Things - Voices in the Wind (Season 1 Episode 38)
    Season 1 Episode 38:

    Voices in the Wind

    Art, science and technology combined for the evolution of an ancient keyboard instrument -- the organ.

  • The Nature of Things - Magnet Earth (Season 1 Episode 37)
    Season 1 Episode 37:

    Magnet Earth

    Earth's magnetic field and its effects on animals.

  • The Nature of Things - Great Lakes (Season 1 Episode 36)
    Season 1 Episode 36:

    Great Lakes

    Pollution threatens the Great Lakes.

  • The Nature of Things - Making Moves/Orchids/Juggling (Season 1 Episode 35)
    Season 1 Episode 35:

    Making Moves/Orchids/Juggling

    Spinal-cord injuries; orchids; the science of juggling.

  • The Nature of Things - The Gabra (Season 1 Episode 34)
    Season 1 Episode 34:

    The Gabra

    The Gabra, a non-Moslem, camel-raising tribe of 24,000, survive in the harsh terrain of the Kenya-Ethiopia border.

  • The Nature of Things - When the Bay Becomes the Sea (Season 1 Episode 33)
    Season 1 Episode 33:

    When the Bay Becomes the Sea

    The Canadian right whale; insect communication; environmental awareness sculpture.

  • The Nature of Things - Yanomami (Season 1 Episode 32)
    Season 1 Episode 32:

    Yanomami

    A study of the Yanomami, Amazon River Indians who practice a lifestyle that has vanished in the modern world.

  • The Nature of Things - Water's Edge (Season 1 Episode 31)
    Season 1 Episode 31:

    Water's Edge

    Photomicrography explores the unique life forms in a pond.

  • The Nature of Things - Prairie Waters (Season 1 Episode 30)
    Season 1 Episode 30:

    Prairie Waters

    A tightly woven community of animals and vegetation is examined in Manitoba's Delta Marsh.

  • The Nature of Things - Khunde Hospital/Computer Choreology/Periscope Camera (Season 1 Episode 29)
    Season 1 Episode 29:

    Khunde Hospital/Computer Choreology/Periscope Camera

    A Himalayan hospital; computers analyze dance movements; periscope cameras.

  • The Nature of Things - Pain in the Back/Mobile Computers/Bird Atlas (Season 1 Episode 28)
    Season 1 Episode 28:

    Pain in the Back/Mobile Computers/Bird Atlas

    Treating and preventing back pain; mobile computers; surveying Ontario bird populations.

  • The Nature of Things - Maps, Mountain Gophers, Silk Weaving (Season 1 Episode 27)
    Season 1 Episode 27:

    Maps, Mountain Gophers, Silk Weaving

    Maps; Columbian ground squirrels of the Rocky Mountains; silk weaving.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:

    The Nature of Things

    Flight simulators; neurochemical causes of depression.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    The Nature of Things

    The Lacandons, direct descendants of the Mayans.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    The Nature of Things

    The hydrodynamics of swimming; glass eyes from Japan.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    The Nature of Things

    The endangered snapping turtle; X-ray technology; the light and flexible samurai armor.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    The Nature of Things

    Bishnois and the antelope; cyclosporin; freezing water.

  • The Nature of Things - Left Brain, Right Brain (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Left Brain, Right Brain

    The brain's left and right sides differ in form and function.

  • The Nature of Things - Salmon on the Line (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Salmon on the Line

    Fishing disturbs the life cycle of the salmon.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    The Nature of Things

    Cathedral engineers; a natural insecticide; blue bird trails.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    The Nature of Things

    Cobras; blue babies; high flight.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Nature of Things

    Native African species still survive in several parks and reserves.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    The Nature of Things

    Sickle cell anemia; efforts by the Cajuns of Louisiana to preserve their French and Acadian heritage; cement.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    The Nature of Things

    Solar heating; a crippling bone disease; how lasers can measure the contents of the atmosphere.

  • The Nature of Things - Long Point Marsh (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Long Point Marsh

    Long Point Marsh, a wildlife sanctuary on Lake Erie's north shore, is home to a variety of birds and turtles.

  • The Nature of Things - Bring Back My Bonnie (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Bring Back My Bonnie

    Patricia Neal narrates a study of strokes and gives tips for helping victims recover.

  • The Nature of Things - Water: Friend or Foe? (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Water: Friend or Foe?

    Use of engineering, technology and environmental science to create a water management program in Holland.

  • The Nature of Things - Car Safety (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Car Safety

    Reasons why new developments in car safety are not used.

  • The Nature of Things - Sri Lanka: Temple of the Elephants (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Sri Lanka: Temple of the Elephants

    Man's encroachment threatens Sri Lanka's animals and jungle.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Nature of Things

    Black fly menace; turning salt water into fresh; memory phenomena; cancer research.

  • The Nature of Things - Island of the Moon (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Island of the Moon

    The hundreds of species of plants and animals found only on Madagascar.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Nature of Things

    Migrating birds; battery-powered artificial limbs; India's langur monkeys.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Nature of Things

    Treating cardiovascular diseases with aspirin; virgin rain forest; fluorescent light.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Nature of Things

    Obesity, emaciation and the causes of each.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Nature of Things

    Invention of the microscope and telescope; desert doctors in India; pipelines, oil drilling and mining in the Arctic.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Nature of Things

    Delicate kidney operations; increasing cultivation of kelp; altering the environment by working with nature.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Nature of Things

    Puppets; parenthood; new wave babies.

  • The Nature of Things - The Nature of Things (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Nature of Things

    Clinical trial; traditional folk medicines; magnetic bacteria.

  • The Nature of Things - I Got Rhythm: The Science of Song (Episode 673)
    Episode 673:

    I Got Rhythm: The Science of Song

    The latest in science research reveals how music affects the body and brain.

  • The Nature of Things - Think Like an Animal (Episode 672)
    Episode 672:

    Think Like an Animal

    New research debunks old myths about how animals think.

  • The Nature of Things - Vital Bonds (Episode 671)
    Episode 671:

    Vital Bonds

    Science is answering the call for the desperate demand for organs.

  • The Nature of Things - Destination: Mars (Episode 670)
    Episode 670:

    Destination: Mars

    Scientists rush to put humans on Mars.

  • The Nature of Things - The Brain's Way of Healing (Episode 669)
    Episode 669:

    The Brain's Way of Healing

    Not only can the brain change itself, it can also heal in mysterious ways that humans never thought possible.

  • The Nature of Things - Running On Empty (Episode 668)
    Episode 668:

    Running On Empty

    The parched land in California has transformed the state in every way.

  • The Nature of Things - Conversations With Dolphins (Episode 667)
    Episode 667:

    Conversations With Dolphins

    Dolphin experts research the species' intelligence, and one scientist is creating tools to communicate with them.

  • The Nature of Things - Wild Canada: Making Wild Canada (Episode 666)
    Episode 666:

    Wild Canada: Making Wild Canada

    Behind-the-scenes of the Wild Canada series.

  • The Nature of Things - Pompeii's People (Episode 665)
    Episode 665:

    Pompeii's People

    New technology unveils Pompeii's deepest secrets.

  • The Nature of Things - Pets, Vets and Debts (Episode 664)
    Episode 664:

    Pets, Vets and Debts

    Pet owners often go to great lengths for the health and welfare of their pets.

  • The Nature of Things - David Suzuki at 80 (Episode 663)
    Episode 663:

    David Suzuki at 80

    Insight into David Suzuki on his 80th birthday.

  • The Nature of Things - My Brain Made Me Do It (Episode 662)
    Episode 662:

    My Brain Made Me Do It

    The biology of the brain has a powerful influence on criminal behaviour.

  • The Nature of Things - While You Were Sleeping (Episode 661)
    Episode 661:

    While You Were Sleeping

    Dr. Jennifer Gardy reveals life-changing sleep secrets.

  • The Nature of Things - The Equalizer (Episode 660)
    Episode 660:

    The Equalizer

    An investigation into whether world record holders are more talented than elite athletes.

  • The Nature of Things - Wolverine: Ghost of the Northern Forest (Episode 659)
    Episode 659:

    Wolverine: Ghost of the Northern Forest

    Filmmaker Andrew Manske goes in search of the elusive wolverine.

  • The Nature of Things - Trapped in a Human Zoo (Episode 658)
    Episode 658:

    Trapped in a Human Zoo

    A lost diary solves the disappearance of an Inuit family over 100 years ago.

  • The Nature of Things - The Eagles Next Door (Episode 657)
    Episode 657:

    The Eagles Next Door

    The eagle has landed, right in the backyard.

  • The Nature of Things - Call of the Baby Beluga (Episode 656)
    Episode 656:

    Call of the Baby Beluga

    Scientists try to save a baby beluga whale and its family.

  • The Nature of Things - Wasted (Episode 655)
    Episode 655:

    Wasted

    Those affected by addiction are given hope via a revolution in research.

  • The Nature of Things - Myth or Science: In the Eye of the Storm (Episode 654)
    Episode 654:

    Myth or Science: In the Eye of the Storm

    Dr. Jennifer Gardy tests weather claims.

  • The Nature of Things - Ocean Magic at Night (Episode 653)
    Episode 653:

    Ocean Magic at Night

    Ocean creatures that thrive at night are captured.

  • The Nature of Things - Manufacturing the Wild (Episode 652)
    Episode 652:

    Manufacturing the Wild

    With the natural world disappearing, new wild spaces for the creatures that vanished long ago are more important than ever.

  • The Nature of Things - Puffin Patrol (Episode 651)
    Episode 651:

    Puffin Patrol

    An examination of the life of the Atlantic puffins and their relationship to the environment.

  • The Nature of Things - Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sound (Episode 650)
    Episode 650:

    Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sound

    How sound can cure the sick, make the blind see, and change the taste of food.

  • The Nature of Things - Giraffes: The Forgotten Giants (Episode 649)
    Episode 649:

    Giraffes: The Forgotten Giants

    The secret life of giraffes and how scientists try to understand them before they disappear.

  • The Nature of Things - It Takes Guts (Episode 648)
    Episode 648:

    It Takes Guts

    David makes new discoveries about gut microbes, the body's secret weapon in the battle of the bulge.

  • The Nature of Things - The Curious Case of Vitamins and Me (Episode 647)
    Episode 647:

    The Curious Case of Vitamins and Me

    The science behind vitamins and the nutritional value of supplements.

  • The Nature of Things - Moose: A Year in the Life of a Twig Eater (Episode 646)
    Episode 646:

    Moose: A Year in the Life of a Twig Eater

    Baby moose grow up in Jasper National Park.

  • The Nature of Things - Franklin's Lost Ships (Episode 645)
    Episode 645:

    Franklin's Lost Ships

    The discovery of HMS Erebus reveals evidence of one of the worst disasters in polar exploration history.

  • The Nature of Things - Jellyfish Rule! (Episode 644)
    Episode 644:

    Jellyfish Rule!

    Despite having no brain or backbone, the jellyfish is taking over the planet's oceans.

  • The Nature of Things - Spirit Bear Family (Episode 643)
    Episode 643:

    Spirit Bear Family

    Wildlife cinematographer Jeff Turner and his family return to the Great Bear Rainforest to film a family of white spirit bears.

  • The Nature of Things - Songbird SOS (Episode 642)
    Episode 642:

    Songbird SOS

    The vanishing of the music from songbirds is increasing.

  • The Nature of Things - Safe Haven for Chimps (Episode 641)
    Episode 641:

    Safe Haven for Chimps

    Retiring from their life in a lab, chimpanzees find sanctuary and a new family.

  • The Nature of Things - Antibiotic Hunters (Episode 640)
    Episode 640:

    Antibiotic Hunters

    With an increase in resistance to antibiotics, which is being called the most pressing global health problem today, researchers scour the world for new antibiotics.

  • The Nature of Things - The Great Human Odyssey: Journey's End - The Adaptable Ape (Episode 639)
    Episode 639:

    The Great Human Odyssey: Journey's End - The Adaptable Ape

    Research into some of the first sea voyages and how sailing evolved.

  • The Nature of Things - The Great Human Odyssey: The Adaptable Ape (Episode 638)
    Episode 638:

    The Great Human Odyssey: The Adaptable Ape

    How the human population found its way into every environment on Earth and how it survived the Ice Age.

  • The Nature of Things - Kung Fu Meerkats (Episode 637)
    Episode 637:

    Kung Fu Meerkats

    A 20-year project reveals the complex lives of the meerkats in the Kalahari Desert.

  • The Nature of Things - The Great Human Odyssey: Rise of a Species (Episode 636)
    Episode 636:

    The Great Human Odyssey: Rise of a Species

    The ways that humans revived its population from just thousands.

  • The Nature of Things - Mystery of the Monsoon (Episode 635)
    Episode 635:

    Mystery of the Monsoon

    The experience of a monsoon through the eyes of farmers, fishermen and wildlife wardens.

  • The Nature of Things - Lion in Your Living Room (Episode 634)
    Episode 634:

    Lion in Your Living Room

    Despite that cats are the most-popular pet in the world, very little is known about them.

  • The Nature of Things - Myth or Science: You Are What You Eat (Episode 633)
    Episode 633:

    Myth or Science: You Are What You Eat

    Food claims are put to the test to determine if they're fact or fiction.

  • The Nature of Things - Two of a Kind (Episode 632)
    Episode 632:

    Two of a Kind

    Filmmaker Leora Eisen sets out to discover how her twin sister could end up with life-threatening leukemia, even though they share the exact same DNA.

  • The Nature of Things - The Secret Life of Pigeons (Episode 631)
    Episode 631:

    The Secret Life of Pigeons

    Pigeons are part of the city landscape just about anywhere and are also very misunderstood.

  • The Nature of Things - Chasing Snowflakes (Episode 630)
    Episode 630:

    Chasing Snowflakes

    Scientists are researching snow, how snowflakes take their shape and what happens when they come together to make a huge impact on the world.

  • The Nature of Things - Decoding Desire (Episode 629)
    Episode 629:

    Decoding Desire

    Traditional assumptions about sex are being shattered by research into human mating behaviours.

  • The Nature of Things - The Cholesterol Question (Episode 628)
    Episode 628:

    The Cholesterol Question

    The truth about cholesterol and heart disease.

  • The Nature of Things - Gorilla Doctors (Episode 627)
    Episode 627:

    Gorilla Doctors

    Dr. Mike Cranfield and the gorilla doctors perform check-ups, give medicine to and sometime operate on Africa's endangered mountain gorillas.

  • The Nature of Things - Stonehenge Uncovered (Episode 626)
    Episode 626:

    Stonehenge Uncovered

    With radar technology and the latest archeology resources, a complete picture of Stonehenge is revealed.

  • The Nature of Things - Dreams of the Future (Episode 624)
    Episode 624:

    Dreams of the Future

    New technology and ideas are researched to show how humans interact with the natural world.

  • The Nature of Things - Allergy Fix (Episode 619)
    Episode 619:

    Allergy Fix

    With childhood food allergies on the rise, new research tests the old theories on treating them.

  • The Nature of Things - Trek of the Titans (Episode 618)
    Episode 618:

    Trek of the Titans

    Studying the world's largest turtle off the coast of Nova Scotia.

  • The Nature of Things - Secrets in the Bones: The Hunt for the Black Death Killer (Episode 617)
    Episode 617:

    Secrets in the Bones: The Hunt for the Black Death Killer

    Microbiologists are retrieving DNA hidden for centuries to hunt down infamous mass murderers.

  • The Nature of Things - How to Be a Wild Elephant (Episode 616)
    Episode 616:

    How to Be a Wild Elephant

    An orphaned elephant begins her journey back into the w