Spring 2011: Knowledge Network Celebrates Earth Day
A commerical-free "greenspace" for viewers in British Columbia...
April 22nd is celebrated as Earth Day around the world. Throughout the month of April, Knowledge Network is featuring a number of programs about climate change, sustainability and the environment.
Architects of Change
Mondays at 10pm, starting April 11
Is there a way that allows everyone to benefit from our planet’s riches without compromising our resources for future generations? The answer has been given by men and women from all four corners of the earth who have succeeded in creating new models for economical development. They have gone new ways to achieve sustainable and lasting growth for mankind and our planet. They are farmers, chemists, architects, doctors, tradesmen and bankers. These Architects of Change are looking for and practicing innovative solutions which counteract the many threats to our future. Repeats Wednesdays at 11pm
Rapidly Changing Arctic
Tuesdays at 7pm, starting April 5
Rapidly Changing Arctic is a major documentary series that takes viewers from Russia to Alaska, by way of the Svalbard Archipelago (Norway) and the Canadian sites of Bylot Island, the Baffin region, Churchill on the shore of Hudson Bay and the length of the MacKenzie River, to discover an immense and spectacular, but little-known territory, and to explain the nature of the changes under way-as well as strategies put in place to balance the requirements of development with environmental protection. Repeats Saturdays at 6pm & Sundays at 4pm
An exploration of the latest cutting edge technologies that offer crucial alternatives for building projects and to help power our planet.
Knowledge Network is where stories live that speak to our time. We are BC’s viewer-supported public broadcaster, providing commercial-free creative documentaries, arts and culture, and children’s programs from Canada and around the world. We play a vital role in supporting the independent production community in BC and the rest of Canada by commissioning, pre-licensing and acquiring documentary and children’s content for broadcast on Knowledge Network and Knowledge.ca.