David Suzuki: Citizens amplify knowledge about the natural world

David Suzuki: Citizens amplify knowledge about the natural world

We’re just beginning to realize the full potential of using technology to connect curiosity and concern for the planet with meaningful scientific pursuits. Continue reading David Suzuki: Citizens amplify knowledge about the natural world

Wild Canada – an epic and breathtaking documentary series about about Canada’s wildlife

Premieres Thursday, March 13 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC-TV’s The Nature of Things. From the filmmakers of the acclaimed series Human Planet and Planet Earth comes WILD CANADA, an epic four-part series presented by THE NATURE OF THINGS that takes place through time and across the vast scale of the Canadian landscape, revealing the country as it has never been seen before. Continue reading Wild Canada – an epic and breathtaking documentary series about about Canada’s wildlife

Film: Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. Continue reading Film: Chasing Ice

Plato’s Revenge: Politics in the Age of Ecology


“If Herman Daly is the economist for sustainable development, Amory Lovins the physicist and Al Gore the politician, William Ophuls must be the philosopher. Ophuls’ first book on the subject, Ecology and the Politics of Scarcity (1997), placed him among the few scholars of the time (Rifkin and Daly in the United States; Leiss and Paehlke in Canada) who had managed to bridge the gulf between science and politics to insist that modern values and the democratic politics associated with them were on a collision course with ecology.”Click through for our full review… Continue reading Plato’s Revenge: Politics in the Age of Ecology

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics. First-time director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to Ai while working as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait provides a nuanced exploration of contemporary China and one of its most compelling public figures. Continue reading Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)