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The End of the Amazonia

The End of the Amazonia

Metaphorically titled, The End of the Amazonia is focusing specifically on the mouth of the river in the lower Amazon, where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Coverage begins on the fishing communities that are the dominant industry in...

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Disruption

Disruption

Disruption opens with a serene archival footage, from Apollo 8 lunar mission, of the Earth rising over the horizon of the Moon before jumping sharply to modern images of extreme storms and the devastation faced in their aftermath. Cities...

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Shelter in Place

Shelter in Place

Shelter in Place is a devastating exploration of the oil industry's impact on the health and life quality of the inhabitants of Port Arthur, a small Texan town framed against the backdrop of flaming oil rigs and smothering black...

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Planet Ocean

Planet Ocean

An elegantly filmed documentary, Planet Ocean takes us on a beautiful adventure into the strangest domains of our planet - the oceans. Directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand - the noted environmentalist, journalist, and photographer, whose previous environmental documentary work includes...

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The Nature of Cities

The Nature of Cities

How can we make better cities than ever, better workplaces, better schools... how can we immerse ourselves in nature everyday instead of thinking we have to get in SUV and drive 50 miles? There is no doubt that we...

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The Ethics of Fracking

The Ethics of Fracking

Drilling for natural gas or fracking has been going on in the United States for sixty years. New techniques called "slick-water, high-pressure, horizontal drilling" introduced in the last decade have made the extraction of natural gas cheaper but at...

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Call of Life

Call of Life

There's a mass extinction occurring on our planet today. We may well lose half of the world's biological diversity, but do we know enough about what's going on to be scared by? Natural structures that have been solid for...

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A Burning Question

A Burning Question

There seems to be a lot of bewilderment and doubt around climate change in the public. It's a difficult story to swallow and to comprehend what it means for humanity. So what do the ordinary people think about climate...

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17 Days In Community: A Manifestation of Love

17 Days In Community: A Manifestation of Love

O.U.R. Ecovillage is a sustainable educational center and a presentation ground situated in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Their activities are rooted in Permaculture standards and give educational opportunities for natural architecture, sustainable food production and...

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