The Light Bulb Conspiracy The Light Bulb Conspiracy uncovers how planned obsolescence has shaped our lives and economy since the 1920s, when manufacturers deliberately started shortening the life of consumer products to increase demand. The film also profiles a new generation of consumers, designers and business people who have started challenging planned obsolescence as an unsustainable economic driver.
The Man Who Stopped the Desert Profiles an African peasant farmer who fought conventional wisdom to become a successful pioneer in the fight against desertification and hunger in the Sahel.
The Science of Pollution This program explores how pollution can affect the air, water and land in the form of gases, liquids and solids. Substances that constitute pollution in the environment include: green house gases, oil, blue/green algae, plastic, litter, dog poop and fertilizer, to name a few. It also explores how a sustainable future depends upon individuals and society minimizing pollution by making informed and responsible decisions when choosing consumer items.
The Unnatural History of the Kakapo In the style of an adventure movie, follows the pioneering efforts of scientists to keep alive the the world's rarest and strangest wild parrot.
Tigers: Fighting Back Over the last century tiger numbers have plummeted by 95%. Across Asia the fight to save tigers is being waged on many different fronts. Leading the charge are the intelligence gatherers: three men working in three very different countries. Their weapons are science and passion.
Toxic Tears Exposes the little-known dark side of the "Green Revolution" in India that transformed agriculture, but has negatively impacted thousands of farmers in the country.
Vanishing of the Bees Investigates the mysterious disappearance of honeybees across the planet, the impact it could have on our food supply, and what scientists and beekeepers think might be the causes and solutions.
White Water, Black Gold Investigates the little-known environmental and human costs associated with the largest single foreign source of US oil - Canada's Tar Sands.
Wild Horses Return to China Relentless poaching early last century saw the oldest horse species in the world die out in their original habitat. But thanks to a breeding program in China, 27 Przewalskis horses have returned to their homeland where their ancestors roamed - the vast 18,000 square kilometer Kala Maili prairie in West China.