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The Ethics of Fracking

The Ethics of Fracking explores the ethics of the natural gas extraction process known as “fracking”. The film covers the political, spiritual, scientific, medical, and educational points of view of hydraulic fracturing. It also takes a look at the deceiving advertising the gas industry heavily relies on.

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Midway

The long-awaited film by artist and photographer Chris Jordan premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday Sept 6th 2013.

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The Price of Sand

THE PRICE OF SAND: silica mines, small towns and money is a documentary about the frac sand mining boom in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Due to a rapid increase in demand, pure silica sand has become a valuable commodity, and mines are opening here at a rapid rate.

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Films about Orcas in Captivity

There are numerous whale movies in existence, both entertaining (Namu, Big Miracle, Free Willy) and personal (Saving Luna). Currently in theaters is an investigative movie called Blackfish, which shows this absurdity and fallout of capturing and using wild animals for folly.

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The 35th National Media Market

The National Media Market (NMM) is an annual event where educational film producers and distributors connect with librarians and media professionals.

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A Conversation with Filmmaker Christopher Beaver

Filmmaker Christopher Baever has a penchant for vanishing lakes and rivers. In this interview by Neila Columbo, he recalls restoration efforts for the San Joaquin River, plus discusses new films Racing To Zero, and Tulare Lake.

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California weighs first statewide ban on lead ammo

California bill AB 711: Hunting: non-lead ammunition. Motion passed by the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee to Committee on Appropriations. In November, one of the oldest condors in Central California died from lead poisoning after being found with tiny bullet fragments and a .22-caliber slug in his gullet that he apparently swallowed with a mouthful of meat.

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Dying Green

Dying Green is 26 minute film about natural burial and land conservation.

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ALA’s 2013 Youth Media Award Winner ANNA, EMMA AND THE CONDORS

The 2012 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children’s Video is awarded to ANNA, EMMA AND THE CONDORS

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January is National Mentoring Month: DVD recommendation

January is National Mentoring Month: DVD recommendation

Show Me the Way: The Impact Mentors Have on a Young Person’s Life was created to raise awareness about the value of MENTORING — in keeping students in high school and ensuring that they go to college.

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