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The Price of Sand

Tweet 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

Tweet 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

Tweet 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

Tweet 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

Tweet 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 […]

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Dying Green

Tweet 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

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

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POV’s list of the Best Environmental Movement Timelines

Tweet POV’s website has a compilation of features from around the Internet that explore environmental legislation, events and other milestones of the last 100 years. The list includes 70 Years of Environmental Change This visual timeline from The New York Times covers key environmental events and news stories under the last 13 presidencies. Earth Days: […]

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Perfect Compost

Tweet Compost is the fundamental element in all gardening & farming. This master class takes you through the compost making process from gathering and assembling your materials to creating the perfect compost heap.

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Hawai’i Eco Stories

Tweet Two Hawaiian short eco films from Sheila A. Laffey. IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SEA Brian and Nicole try to solve an educational riddle at their computer. When they hit their escape key, they are taken on a magical journey through vegetation zones on a Hawaiian mountain where they discover why Hawaii harbors such a […]

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