Abalone Odyssey

Abalone Odyssey

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A chronicle of the Bamfield Huu-ay-aht Community Abalone Project, or BHCAP, a community stewardship project on Vancouver Island that couples First Nations wisdom with western science to revive the threatened population of the pinto abalone.

Beings of Light • Light: More than Meets the Eye

Beings of Light • Light: More than Meets the Eye

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In Beings of Light, some critical thinkers consider how we continue to be controlled by light even though we're no longer confined by the simple rhythm of day and night.

Deconstructing Supper

Deconstructing Supper

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Chef John Bishop explores the politics, economics and ethics of eating in the billion-dollar battle to control global food production.

Do You Really Want to Know? [57 min version]

Do You Really Want to Know? [57 min version]

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Do You Really Want to Know? is a documentary about the complex emotional, ethical and psychological issues surrounding the new frontier of predictive genetic testing.

Do You Really Want to Know? [72 min version]

Do You Really Want to Know? [72 min version]

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Do You Really Want to Know? is a documentary about the complex emotional, ethical and psychological issues surrounding the new frontier of predictive genetic testing.

The Downside of High

The Downside of High

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Documentary expoloring the connection between early marijuana use and schizophrenia.

Energies of Light • Light: More than Meets the Eye

Energies of Light • Light: More than Meets the Eye

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Science has advanced more in the last few decades than all of previous human history but that pales in comparison to what lies ahead. Light is leading the next revolution. Energies of Light meets up with some extraordinary visionaries who are taming light's power.

Halifax Harbour: A Geological Journey

Halifax Harbour: A Geological Journey

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Researcher George Jordan brings together a host of scientists, technologists and historians who examine the bedrock geology, glacial history and changing sea levels that have shaped what may be the world's largest ice-free harbour--Halifax Harbour.

Light: More than Meets the Eye (2 Parts)

Light: More than Meets the Eye (2 Parts)

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This two-part series considers the fierce, wondrous power we call light.

A Little Life

A Little Life

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Hatch, eat, fly, die...this enchanting short film shows the complete life cycle of the green bottle fly (phaenicia sericata) in minute detail.

The Pristine Coast [110min version]

The Pristine Coast [110min version]

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The marine ecosystem off the coast of British Columbia is in trouble. Alexandra Morton, a biologist who lives in the Broughton Archepelago, began to document the decline of pink and chum salmon in the late 1990's following a massive expansion of open-net pen fish farming on the west coast of Canada. The Pristine Coast explores the policy decisons taken and not taken that have led to this crisis for the Pacific Coast ecosystem. 

The Pristine Coast [52min version]

The Pristine Coast [52min version]

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The marine ecosystem off the coast of British Columbia is in trouble. Alexandra Morton, a biologist who lives in the Broughton Archepelago, began to document the decline of pink and chum salmon in the late 1990's following a massive expansion of open-net pen fish farming on the west coast of Canada. The Pristine Coast explores the policy decisons taken and not taken that have led to this crisis for the Pacific Coast ecosystem. 

Run, Sockeye, Run (The Life Cycle of the Sockeye Salmon)

Run, Sockeye, Run (The Life Cycle of the Sockeye Salmon)

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"Okay sockeye, listen up! The sooner we get started the sooner we'll be on our way..." In Run, Sockeye, Run, a computer animated salmon coaches a "team" of sockeye getting ready to embark on the arduous upstream journey to their spawning grounds.

The Score

The Score

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Based on the award-winning play by the Electric Company Theatre, this musical drama centers on Dr. Lynn Magnusson, a brilliant geneticist racing to isolate a cancer-causing gene.

Sur la piste des OGM

Sur la piste des OGM

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Ce documentaire nous ouvre les yeux sur la lutte du contrôle de la production alimentaire mondiale.

Surviving Eugenics

Surviving Eugenics

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In 1996, Leilani Muir won a landmark legal case against the Canadian province of Alberta for wrongful sterilization and confinement at the Provincial Training School in Red Deer, an institution for "mental defectives". Surviving Eugenics traces the history and ongoing significance of eugenics in Canada.