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Arise - Women Healing the Environment

On every continent, women are taking the lead to protect and restore the natural environment, and are empowering others to respect the earth. Arise presents the stories of a diverse group of 13 women in five countries who have initiated solution-oriented environmental projects in their communities, towns and villages.. These women are engaged in a variety of innovative efforts profiled in the film: replanting trees in Kenya, conserving biodiversity in India, preserving sacred Native lands, protecting the rainforest in Ecuador, building more sustainable local communities, transforming food through urban agriculture, creating safe outdoor places to play, training women to build and install solar lights, and organizing to combat climate change, among others.. Arise gives voice to these [...]
Online
2016; 2012
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So Right So Smart - the Business Case for Sustainability

so right so smart profiles companies on the cutting edge of more sustainable business practices who are proving that being environmentally friendly is both good for the earth and good for business. Their inspiring stories of leadership and innovative change provide hopeful models for the larger business community and other institutions. The primary focus of the film is a behind-the-scenes look at the transformation of Interface Inc., a global carpet manufacturer led by Ray Anderson, one of the early pioneers of green business practices.. In 1994, Anderson read Paul Hawken's The Ecology of Commerce and had an epiphany: the planet was in crisis and his business was contributing to the problem. Anderson spearheaded an often-challenging effort to transform Interface to a "restorative ent [...]
Online
2016; 2009
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Matamoros - the Human Face of Globalization

This video reveals the alarming environmental and human toll of NAFTA, the free trade agreement of the Americas, initiated by the U.S. government, on the border-town, Matamoros, Mexico.. Through NAFTA, U.S. companies are encouraged to build factories in border-towns like Matamoros, escaping tough pollution control laws, labor standards, and taxes that pay for social and environmental needs. The people of Matamoros, attracted by the promise of employment, suffer low wages, inadequate housing, poor sanitation and disease, revealing the true human face of globalization..
Online
2016; 2001
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Gorongosa Park Rebirth of Paradise - Episode 2: Elephant Whisperer

Join Poole and his sister Joyce to gain insights into elephant behavior..
Online
2016; 2015
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Gorongosa Park Rebirth of Paradise - Episode 4: Hidden Worlds

Discover a huge population of crocs and forests full of new species and unexplored caves..
Online
2016; 2015
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The Blue Planet [electronic resource]

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Presents new revelations about the oceans, the last unexplored frontier on earth, from space by scientists aboard the space shuttle and by scientists diving to the depths of the middle ocean to examine rare life forms. Covers cycles of weather, aquatic weather, the Gulf Stream, concentrations of plankton and coral reefs. Introduces technological innovations that are used in studying the ocean and its creatures.
Online
1986
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Industrial and Sustainable Farming [electronic resource]

Perhaps the biggest challenge facing the agricultural industry today is feeding the world's rapidly growing population while also caring for the environment. At the center of the challenge is the tension between sustainable and more mainstream industrial farming practices. This video looks at ecological problems caused by farming which relies on pesticides, hormones, and heavy mechanization. The program also assesses the advantages and disadvantages of sustainable alternatives. Interviews with a vegetable farmer, an organic winemaker, and an environmental scientist explore issues at the core of agribusiness while touching on innovative ideas and ongoing technological changes in farming practices around the world.
Online
2012
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Bill Moyers Journal [electronic resource]: Rachel Carson, Nature's Guardian

In this program, Bill Moyers pays tribute to environmental crusader Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring. Grim footage of ecological degradation from the pre-Carson era is combined with generous excerpts from actress Kaiulani Lee's one-woman play about Carson's life called A Sense of Wonder to honor the legacy of an individual who, heedless of personal cost, sounded the alarm that launched the environmental movement. Moyers also talks with photographic artist Chris Jordan, who turns the statistics of consumerism into indelible images of consumption and waste.
Online
2007
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Green Marketing [electronic resource]: How Green Is It?

Heavy hitters in the corporate world have become bastions of environmental responsibility-or have they? At any rate, a newfound commitment has appeared in the ever-evolving cosmos of advertising and packaging. Some brands employ convenient "green" labeling to boost their perceived credibility and sell more products. But critics assert that the activities of these same righteous, eco-friendly companies call into question their assurances of environmental stewardship. In other words, simply identifying yourself as green doesn't make it so. This program investigates the world of self-styled green marketing and exposes the eco-unfriendly machinations behind a number of innocent-looking marketing ploys. A fascinating look at a genuinely disturbing development in 21st-century commerce.
Online
2012
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Super Weed Can't Be Killed [electronic resource]

The pick weed, which is native to North America, normally grows among cotton and soy crops, and up until now it has been controlled with herbicide spraying. This ABC News report reveals how the weed has adapted and become immune to the herbicides. Growing up to three inches a day, with a base as thick as a baseball bat, these weeds are choking crops and destroying heavy farm machinery.
Online
2009
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Woody Biomass [electronic resource]: Nebraska

In today's technical world, efforts are underway to come up with a new way to use wood as an alternative to fossil fuels. Nebraska is taking innovative steps in conservation and wood fuel consumption.
Online
2010
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Earthshine Sheds Light on Moon, Planet [electronic resource]

Physicists study lunar glow to monitor Earth's climate change.
Online
2012
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Hurricane Hunter Brings Back Advance Storm Warnings [electronic resource]

A meteorologist flies directly into hurricanes to improve forecasts and hurricane preparedness.
Online
2012
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Mystery Atom Helps Plants Grow [electronic resource]

A new discovery may inspire greener agricultural methods.
Online
2012
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Patagonia, Growing the Sustainable Company [electronic resource]: Yvon Chouinard

This episode of The Green Interview features Yvon Chouinard, the founder of Patagonia, a sporting gear and clothing company committed to environmentally responsible business practices. Despite his success, Chouinard is a trenchant critic of capitalism who has at times rejected profits and "business sense" in favor of environmentally sound choices. In this Green Interview, Chouinard discusses these views as well as how his company has engaged in yearly campaigns on various environmental issues, including speaking out against the harmful environmental and social effects of globalization.
Online
2012
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Perfect Compost [electronic resource]: A Master Class With Peter Proctor

Peter Proctor is New Zealand's father of biodynamic agriculture. Compost is the fundamental element in all gardening and farming. This master class takes you through the compost making process from gathering and assembling your materials to creating the perfect compost heap.
Online
2012
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Punch Clouds Generate Rain and Snow [electronic resource]

Atmospheric scientists find airplane takeoffs and landings can affect the weather near airports.
Online
2012
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Smartphones and Storms [electronic resource]

Your smartphone might be able to improve weather forecasts.
Online
2013
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Studying a Dolphin's Diet [electronic resource]

Studies find higher levels of mercury in wild dolphins along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.
Online
2012
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Supertasters [electronic resource]

Imagine being able to taste too much - or taste things other people can't. It might sound strange - but experimental psychologists are studying those of us who are "super tasters.
Online
2014