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Arctic Territories, 2, Race for the North Pole
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directed by Ole Gjerstad, fl. 1991-2015 and Vic Pelletier, in Arctic Territories, 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 28 mins
It is no longer a secret that the Arctic holds great mineral resources, from oil to natural gas to gold and diamonds. Each nation whose borders touch the Far North wants their share of the pie. This is why Russia, Norway, Denmark, the United States and Canada have undertaken in the course of recent years to establ...
directed by Ole Gjerstad, fl. 1991-2015 and Vic Pelletier, in Arctic Territories, 2 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 28 mins
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The Atomic States of America
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directed by Don Argott, 1972- and Sheena M. Joyce, 1976-; produced by Sheena M. Joyce, 1976-, 9.14 Pictures (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 11 mins
In 2010, the United States approved the first new nuclear power plant in 32 years, heralding a “Nuclear Renaissance”. But that was before the Fukushima accident in Japan renewed a fierce public debate over the safety and viability of nuclear power. The Atomic States of America journeys to nuclear reactor commu...
directed by Don Argott, 1972- and Sheena M. Joyce, 1976-; produced by Sheena M. Joyce, 1976-, 9.14 Pictures (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2012), 1 hour 11 mins
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The Big Fix
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directed by Rebecca Harrell Tickell and Joshua Tickell; produced by Jason Mraz, Maggie Wachsberger, fl. 2012, Peter Fonda, 1940- and Tim Robbins, 1958-, Green Planet Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 31 mins
On Earth Day, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig sank into the Gulf of Mexico, creating the worst oil spill in history. It was one of the largest man-made environmental catastrophes in American history.
directed by Rebecca Harrell Tickell and Joshua Tickell; produced by Jason Mraz, Maggie Wachsberger, fl. 2012, Peter Fonda, 1940- and Tim Robbins, 1958-, Green Planet Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 31 mins
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Conservation's Dirty Secrets
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directed by Richard Saunders, 1965-; presented by Oliver Steeds, 1975-; produced by Richard Saunders, 1965- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 48 mins
Almost everyone agrees that conservation is hugely important, but few dare to question the movement. In Conservation's Dirty Secrets, reporter and presenter Oliver Steeds investigates the shortcomings of the planet's major conservation charities. Traveling from Britain to Kenya, from Honduras to the States, he ch...
directed by Richard Saunders, 1965-; presented by Oliver Steeds, 1975-; produced by Richard Saunders, 1965- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 48 mins
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Elements, Elements, Episode 19
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produced by Nick Farrow, in Elements (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2002), 25 mins
Cause And Effect- USA: Obesity problem -- new ideas of cycle karaoke and rollercise now very popular. Water- Absence of safe water supply leads to disease and death in the developing world. Air- Britain: Scientists use DNA marketing technique to learn more about bumblebees. Earth- Kenya: Women become environmental...
produced by Nick Farrow, in Elements (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2002), 25 mins
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Natural State, Natural State: Episode 23
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produced by Stuart Allan, fl. 2005, in Natural State (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International), 24 mins
Netherlands Floating Homes- Expanding populations have lead to new initiatives in urban development. Chile Solar Kitchens- A look at new forms of energy saving cooking techniques. Canadian Lakes- Local residents are helping scientists to protect the areas lakes. Pollution- UK rivers are at their cleanest since rec...
produced by Stuart Allan, fl. 2005, in Natural State (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International), 24 mins
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Nature Inc., Gigatonne Timebomb
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directed by Ashley Bruce; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête), 22 mins
Under the 1987 Montreal Protocol, the manufacture of CFCs - used in fridges and aerosols - was ended in 2010. But in this programme we find that some of the ozone-friendly replacements to CFCs are in fact super greenhouse gases. By 2050, up to a fifth of the greenhouse effect could be caused by these substitute ga...
directed by Ashley Bruce; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête), 22 mins
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Nature Inc., Union of Green
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directed by Alexandra Posada, fl. 2002; produced by Robert Gould, fl. 1979-1979, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête), 21 mins
The ‘triple crunch’ of climate, credit, and energy insecurity, is forcing governments to seriously consider the “green economy” as a way of making a sustainable recovery. NATURE INC. goes to China, India, USA, Spain, Bangladesh and Colombia to examine the claim that green investment equals green jobs.
directed by Alexandra Posada, fl. 2002; produced by Robert Gould, fl. 1979-1979, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête), 21 mins
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POLITICS / ENERGY: Fracking exploration licenses include site owned by the Queen
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produced by ITN Source (London, England: ITN Source, 2014), 6 mins
After the crisis in Ukraine - not to mention the Budget - Britain is ever more set on a course of seeking sources of energy wherever they can be found. And chief among these is fracking. We're now up to the 14th round of exploration licences, with the number of sites around the country likely to go into three figu...
produced by ITN Source (London, England: ITN Source, 2014), 6 mins
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Climate Change, Clip 21 of 38
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produced by ITN Source (London, England: ITN Source, 2001), 2 mins
Part of a collection of stories on climate change, this clip focuses on the USA's position on global warming.
produced by ITN Source (London, England: ITN Source, 2001), 2 mins
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