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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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If a Tree Falls

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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Walden: a short legacy film

Tweet Walden combines delicate and brilliant images filmed on location around Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts with readings by poet, John D. Ogden, bringing to life the heart and soul of Thoreau’s writings. Walden, a short legacy film, was inspired by Henry David Thoreau’s classic book, Walden:  Or, Life in the Woods. Stunningly filmed by Rick […]

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Tweet Part sociological experiment, part science class, and part adventure story, Vegucated showcases the rapid and at times comedic evolution of three people who share one journey and ultimately discover their own paths in creating a kinder, cleaner, greener world, one bite at a time. Vegucated is a feature-length documentary that follows three meat- and […]

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