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Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1959 to 1963

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday afternoons from October 1959 to June 1960. Aired Friday afternoons from May 1961 to September 1963.

This 30 minute science program won critical acclaim for its use of location footage and educational value. It was a nature series hosted by Ian McTaggart Cowan from the University of British Columbia. Produced in Vancouver by Tom Connachie, the show featured stories from Uganda, the Caribbean, the Arctic and the Gulf of Mexico, all shot by Robert Reid and edited by John Fuller.

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005