The Nature of Things is one of the most successful series in the history of Canadian television. Hosted by the world-renowned geneticist and environmentalist, David Suzuki, the program is in its 57th season, a landmark by any standard.
Every week, the influential program presents stories that are driven by a scientific understanding of the world. Stories full of adventure, drama and insight. Our programs entertain and inspire audiences by engaging with the people and personalities behind the science.
From the search for other life in the universe to the psychology of babies, from the furry animals that invade your backyard to the consequences of human progress, The Nature of Things throws open the door to the wonder and accomplishments of science.
Alberta ranchers fear that a bison herd in Wood Buffalo National Park carries communicable diseases.
Examining the relationship between illness and stress.
Environmentalists, the oil industry and politicians debate drilling for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Poet Roger McGough explains the chemical elements.
Raccoons thrive in Toronto; scientists study natural interactions dependent upon milkweed.
Overfishing and other man-made problems threaten the oceans.
Toys play a role in childhood development and help children learn to cope with a complex world.
Gisele Benoit observes moose.
How memory works, and the role it plays in our lives.
Anthropologist Dr. Shirley Strum reveals the social behavior of a troop of African olive baboons known as the ``Pumphouse Gang.''.
New research addresses the causes of diabetes and its treatment.
The life cycle of the baboon.
A natural park protecting one of the world's last remaining undamaged coral reefs is located off the coast of Egypt.
Scientists study the role of hormones in disease prevention and treatment.
Close-up photography shows the plants and animals that inhabit the bogs of the world, including orchids, mosses and carnivorous plants.
Global warming may cause rising sea levels and agricultural disaster.
An elephant-seal pup learns to swim, dive, sleep under water and recognize food.