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California Forever, The History of California State Parks
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directed by David Vassar, fl. 1970; produced by Sally Kaplan, fl. 1998 and David Vassar, fl. 1970, Backcountry Pictures, in California Forever (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 54 mins
Highlights the discovery and creation of California’s state parks system and profiles the individuals and groups whose passion helped preserve and protect them for future generations, including John Muir. The episode takes viewers on a scenic, cultural and historical tour of California’s state parks, highlight...
directed by David Vassar, fl. 1970; produced by Sally Kaplan, fl. 1998 and David Vassar, fl. 1970, Backcountry Pictures, in California Forever (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 54 mins
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Daily Watch, Why California's Five-Year Drought Pits Almonds Against Salmon
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 4 mins
Managing California's drought-striken water supply is a precarious balancing act. Water is being channeled south to aid the almond farmers, but where does this leave the wild salmon population in the north? Featuring interviews with David Phippen, almond farmer, and Curtis Knight from California Trout.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 4 mins
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e2, Season 2, Episode 5, State of Resolve
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directed by Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Midori Willoughby, fl. 2006, kontentreal, in e2, Season 2, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 25 mins
Could California's progressive energy policies spearhead a nationwide shift toward cleaner energy? The remarkable laws that California has passed under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to regulate greenhouse gas emissions perpetuate the state's reputation for environmental leadership across the country, and potentially...
directed by Tad Fettig, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Midori Willoughby, fl. 2006, kontentreal, in e2, Season 2, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 25 mins
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Extreme Environments, 15, Fire
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 15 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
Forests, wildlife, property and often human life is endangered when fires break out. Fires strike when the air is hot and the land is dry – and spread when high winds fan the flames. Lightening is the major source of naturally occurring fires. This episode looks at the California fires of 2007, the Los Alamos Re...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 15 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
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NOVA, Season 46, Episode 8, Inside the Megafire
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produced by Brian Truglio, fl. 2001-2015, Will Toubman and Miles O'Brien, 1959-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 46, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 53 mins
NOVA tells the stories of residents who had to flee for their lives during the 2018 California fire season. Scientists race to understand what’s behind the rise of the record-breaking megafires and investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and the physics of fire itself play a role in the dramatic incr...
produced by Brian Truglio, fl. 2001-2015, Will Toubman and Miles O'Brien, 1959-, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 46, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 53 mins
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Planet California, Episode 1, Rivers of Gold
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directed by Rick Rosenthal, 1949-; produced by Wild Logic, in Planet California, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
PLANET CALIFORNIA is a celebration of California’s wildlife and wild places, and their coexistence with the 40 million people who call it home. Best known for its beaches and Hollywood, California is a wellspring of biodiversity. Bounded by mountains, deserts and the Pacific Ocean, here are iconic wild places li...
directed by Rick Rosenthal, 1949-; produced by Wild Logic, in Planet California, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
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California Forever, Episode 2, Parks for the Future
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directed by David Vassar, fl. 1970; produced by David Vassar, fl. 1970 and Sally Kaplan, fl. 1998, Backcountry Pictures, in California Forever, Episode 2 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 56 mins
California Forever is a two-part series that tells the history and legacy of California's magnificent state parks, from Yosemite in 1864 to the present day. It is also the story of how the 'park idea' first started in California and led to the creation of the national park system. Together, the two one-hour episod...
directed by David Vassar, fl. 1970; produced by David Vassar, fl. 1970 and Sally Kaplan, fl. 1998, Backcountry Pictures, in California Forever, Episode 2 (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 56 mins
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Forest Guards
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directed by Stephen Kijak, 1969- and John Keitel, 1964- (London, England: TVF International, 2009), 52 mins
This documentary presents a whirlwind year in the life of six home-schooled children from a local community in the foothills of Northern California who have developed an ingenious invention for the early detection of forest fires. What starts as a local environmental solution evolves into an idea that could have a...
directed by Stephen Kijak, 1969- and John Keitel, 1964- (London, England: TVF International, 2009), 52 mins
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Nature Inc., Episode 1, A Fruit and Nut Case
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produced by Krisztina Katona, fl. 2004 and Rob Gould, One Planet Pictures and Dev TV, in Nature Inc., Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
NATURE INC. goes to the almond groves of California to discover how a mysterious decrease in the bee population threatens the $15 billion agro business in the USA. Local producers and scientists talk about how they and the bees – are coping. Then it’s off to Ghana to report on the vital role that persecuted fr...
produced by Krisztina Katona, fl. 2004 and Rob Gould, One Planet Pictures and Dev TV, in Nature Inc., Episode 1 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
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No Otter Zone
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directed by Alexander Mark Romanov, fl. 2012-2012, Clint Reynolds, fl. 2012-2012, Nicholas Dasilva, fl. 2012-2012 and Spencer Bruttig, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Alexander Mark Romanov, fl. 2012-2012, Clint Reynolds, fl. 2012-2012, Nicholas Dasilva, fl. 2012-2012 and Spencer Bruttig, fl. 2012-2016, Carsey-Wolf Center, Sony Pictures Entertainment and University of California, Santa Barbara (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 16 mins
Sea Otters were once abundant from Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula all the way to Baja California, Mexico. High demand for their fur coats led to intense hunting that reduced their numbers to near-extinction levels The otter population is now coming back, thanks to the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal...
directed by Alexander Mark Romanov, fl. 2012-2012, Clint Reynolds, fl. 2012-2012, Nicholas Dasilva, fl. 2012-2012 and Spencer Bruttig, fl. 2012-2016; produced by Alexander Mark Romanov, fl. 2012-2012, Clint Reynolds, fl. 2012-2012, Nicholas Dasilva, fl. 2012-2012 and Spencer Bruttig, fl. 2012-2016, Carsey-Wolf Center, Sony Pictures Entertainment and University of California, Santa Barbara (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 16 mins
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