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Nature Inc., 13, Alien Invasion
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produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc., 13 (Madoc, ON: Ampersand, 2011), 22 mins
Tired of the same depressing green programs? It is time to see environmental issues in a whole different angle. We all know nature is priceless but what if we could actually to put a price on it? What’s the cost, in cold hard cash, not to preserve the ecosystems and what kind of returns can be made by investing...
produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc., 13 (Madoc, ON: Ampersand, 2011), 22 mins
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Nature Inc., One Sexy Tuber
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directed by Alexandra Posada, fl. 2002; produced by Rob Gould, Dev TV, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
Industrial farming has discarded genetic diversity in favour of a handful of high-yielding monocultures. But these exhaust the soil and are vulnerable to crop diseases and pests that genetic diversity protects against. Now some agribusinesses and farmers are seeing sustainable profits and productivity in crop dive...
directed by Alexandra Posada, fl. 2002; produced by Rob Gould, Dev TV, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
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Nature Inc., Standing Profits
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produced by Rob Gould, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
Deforestation contributes up to 20% of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Perversely, under the Kyoto protocol, there is no reward for those who protect indigenous forests - by far the most effective CO2 emissions reducer. NATURE INC. asks if a native forest can be made as profitable, when deforestation is prevente...
produced by Rob Gould, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
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Nature Inc., Alien Invasion
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directed by Steve Couri; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, Dev TV, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 22 mins
The destruction of ecosystems by alien plants and animals is costing the global economy billions of dollars daily. In their native environments, plants and animals like the Japanese knotweed and the Burmese python are held in check by other species that have evolved to live alongside them. Transferred by us to oth...
directed by Steve Couri; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, Dev TV, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 22 mins
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Nature Inc., Conservation from Chaos?
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directed by Robert Gould, fl. 1979-1979; produced by Dev TV, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 21 mins
This edition of NATURE INC. visits the Democratic Republic of Congo and finds its environment under threat from decades of conflict and lack of effective government. We look at the ways this country can rebuild its economy on a sustainable basis. A country of vast resources, the Democratic Republic of Congo has an...
directed by Robert Gould, fl. 1979-1979; produced by Dev TV, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 21 mins
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Nature Inc., Hard Rain
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directed by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 21 mins
Can rain be a bad thing? It can when there's too much - too much wind, too many storms, extended drought - these are all impacts we should expect from climate change, warn scientists. We travel to the Asia Pacific region, where the worst impacts are expected to occur, to find out how communities are coping with th...
directed by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 21 mins
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Nature Inc., Hard Rain 2
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directed by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 22 mins
Its the poorest who are most vulnerable to climate change. In the second of our two parts on HARD RAIN, we visit the Philippines and Vietnam. Albay, in the Philippines, is one of the most disaster prone regions in the world, suffering from landslides, volcanic eruptions, storms and floods. The governor of Albay ha...
directed by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013; produced by Bernard Robert-Charrue, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête, 2011), 22 mins
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Nature Inc., Doing What Comes Naturally
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directed by Steve Hobbs and Ashley Bruce; produced by Rob Gould, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête), 21 mins
Natural selection is a three billion year old product design process that can’t be beaten. It’s not just Velcro… 'Biomimicry' is a way of benefiting from nature by observing and adapting natural solutions into technical innovations. In this episode, we see how sharks, sponges and the brittle fish - equipped...
directed by Steve Hobbs and Ashley Bruce; produced by Rob Gould, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête), 21 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., Now and Forever
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directed by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013; produced by Rob Gould, Dev TV, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête), 21 mins
The international community is very much aware of the necessity of climate stability. The increasingly grim findings of the scientists have shocked politicians and public alike as have the assessments by Nicholas Stern and others of the cost in trillions of dollars of "business as usual." NATURE INC. asks what wil...
directed by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013; produced by Rob Gould, Dev TV, in Nature Inc. (Quebec (Province): CinéFête), 21 mins
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