The Nature of Things, Best of

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  • 2005
  • 1 Season

Nature would be so different if humans just learned to leave it alone. This show focuses on the impact that humans have on nature and how it effects them. Each episode within the series has a different message behind it and the producer makes each one extremely fascinating.

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Climate Change
9. Climate Change
November 29, 2007
David Suzuki hikes, paddles and skis to find the experts with the answers as we explore the consequences of global warming across Canada. We'll find out how, or even if, we can adjust to a quickly changing world before it's too late.
Richard Leakey's Africa
8. Richard Leakey's Africa
November 1, 2007
Prominent conservationists discuss key events in the evolving history of conservation in Kenya and what it will take for conservation to succeed today. This documentary takes a look at the Maasai tribe in Africa and how colonial and contemporary conservation initiatives have impacted them.
Living Forever
7. Living Forever
October 18, 2007
An exploration of the ongoing quest to extend human life, the cutting-edge research and the latest discoveries.
Build Green
6. Build Green
June 17, 2007
Build Green will turn the construction industry on its head. Who can forget the lesson of the "Three Little Pigs?" Build Green reveals the opposite is true - straw is good, bricks are bad. Viewers will discover that when it comes to raw power, nothing can beat the sun, wind and rain, not to mention dirt, straw and sewage. Even David Suzuki, the original "Mr. Green," has a thing or two to learn. Hit the dirt road with him as he travels to the heart of "green-land" (B.C.'s Salt Spring Island) to visit Randy Bachman's ultra-cool, super-ecological abode.
The Man Who Couldn't Sleep
5. The Man Who Couldn't Sleep
December 6, 2006
Stephen Lewis, the former United Nations HIV/AIDS Envoy to Africa looks back as he steps down from his post on the front lines, and at his fight against the pandemic.
Cuba: Accidental Revolution
4. Cuba: Accidental Revolution
July 30, 2006
A look at the country's hugely successful experiment in sustainable development. Cuba's latest revolution - a green one - is having repercussions worldwide. Will it continue?
Secret World of Bees
3. Secret World of Bees
July 23, 2006
A pre-eminent bee behaviourist links up with an artist who sculpts with bees to unravel the secrets of bee communication, and by extension, all communication. The latest in micro camera equipment allows us to go deep inside the hive.
Change of Heart
2. Change of Heart
October 26, 2005
Delving into the challenging field of heart transplant. The dramatic and intimate stories of heart patients confined to the transplant ward at Toronto General Hospital and the doctor, one of Canada's leading heart physicians, and her team who makes life and death decisions that will inevitably change these patients' lives forever.
Earth Energy
1. Earth Energy
October 19, 2005
Filmmaker Bill Lishman documents his journey around the globe in search of earth's renewable energy.
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Nature would be so different if humans just learned to leave it alone. This show focuses on the impact that humans have on nature and how it effects them. Each episode within the series has a different message behind it and the producer makes each one extremely fascinating.

  • Premiere Date
    October 19, 2005
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