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Climate on the Edge
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2003), 52 mins
The scientific context of climate change.
(National Film Board of Canada, 2003), 52 mins
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Divine Fate
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(National Film Board of Canada, 1993), 11 mins

A mythical universe's existence is threatened by the arrival of unthinking and uncaring visitors.

(National Film Board of Canada, 1993), 11 mins
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An Ecology of Hope
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2001), 1 hour 24 mins

While the environment may be threatened by man, it will also be saved by man. So believes Pierre Dansereau, ecologist, visionary and inveterate optimist. Brimming with an amazing vitality at age 90, the internationally renowned scientist has a wide-ranging knowledge and a passionate commitment to humanity. In retr...

(National Film Board of Canada, 2001), 1 hour 24 mins
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The Great Adventure
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2004), 1 hour 30 mins
In The Great Adventure, filmmaker Jean Lemire and his crew undertake a five-month, 21 000-kilometre voyage to record the impact of global warming on the Arctic. We watch as the crew navigate a three-masted sailing ship through the legendary Northwest Passage--a treacherous, ice-choked route that has captured the i...
(National Film Board of Canada, 2004), 1 hour 30 mins
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My Park, my Plains
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 15 mins
To mark the 100th anniversary of the National Battlefields Commission, My Park, My Plains provides a lively, humorous, and moving account of defining historical moments and various uses of the Plains of Abraham over the years. Through an interplay of archival images and original footage, the film recounts the batt...
(National Film Board of Canada, 2009), 15 mins
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Worst Case Scenario
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2002), 44 mins
An explosion. Flames. Poisonous gas seeping into the air. This potential scenario haunts the people who live along the Clearwater River near Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. Farmers and landowners all share concerns about the risks of a proposed sour gas well in their community. While the chance of an accident is...
(National Film Board of Canada, 2002), 44 mins
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Bad Coyote
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2013), 52 mins
Its new, its fearless, and its very real. A hybrid type of coyote, thought to be part wolf, has migrated to Eastern Canada.After a deadly mauling in Cape Breton, said to be the first such fatal attack against an adult human, alarm spreads across Nova Scotia. Trappers, scientists, sheep farmers and the mother of th...
(National Film Board of Canada, 2013), 52 mins
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Horses of Suffield
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(National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 47 mins
For over half a century, the Canadian Army and a herd of wild horses shared a home at CFB Suffield, a sprawling military base near Medicine Hat, Alberta. An odd arrangement, perhaps, but one that seemed to work. The animals and the military managed to stay out of each other's way on the 1600 square kilometre base,...
(National Film Board of Canada, 1999), 47 mins
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Lords of the Arctic
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2004), 52 mins
The unique wildlife that thrives in the Arctic's stark landscape has long captivated our imaginations. Ice plays a critical role in maintaining this fragile ecosystem. As temperatures rise because of global warming, will these northern plants and wildlife be able to adapt? Through its extraordinary footage of pola...
(National Film Board of Canada, 2004), 52 mins
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Something in the Air
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(National Film Board of Canada, 2002), 25 mins

Prince Edward Island--a rural paradise and a safe haven from the city. But is this image really a mirage? Many of the children on the Island can't catch their breath. PEI has the highest rate of hospital admissions for asthma in Canada, and many affected never leave home without an inhaler. Hanging over the farmer...

(National Film Board of Canada, 2002), 25 mins
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