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Brower Youth Awards 2010

Brower Youth Awards 2010

From Alaska, to Puerto Rico, to the Bronx; get to know the young winners of the 2010 Brower Youth Awards, and learn about their many inspiring accomplishments! Emmy award-winner!

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It’s Not Just Empty Space, with David Suzuki

Earth + Air + Fire + Water = Life.

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In the Wake of Giants

In the Wake of Giants

When humpback whales migrating between Alaska and Hawaii become entangled in marine debris, a small network of brave volunteer rescuers risk their lives to save them. Emmy nominated!

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Brower Youth Awards 2009

Brower Youth Awards 2009

Earth Island Institute established the Brower Youth Awards in 2000 to honor founder and legendary environmental activist, David R. Brower and to call forth a new generation of leaders.

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A Simple Question: The Story of STRAW

A Simple Question: The Story of STRAW

Celebrates the power of a child’s curiosity, and a teacher who honored it. Emmy nominated!

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Voyage of the Vezo

Voyage of the Vezo

In a beautiful, narrative journey, Maro fishes the coral reef in Madagascar every day. As he begins to catch fewer and smaller fish, Maro and his nephew wonder whether the Vézo’s relationship with the ocean has fallen out of balance. Emmy award winner!

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Teachings of the Tree People

Teachings of the Tree People

“The trees were our first teachers.”

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The Story of Stuff

The Story of Stuff

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view.

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Sea Animal Rescuers

Sea Animal Rescuers

Two shorts comprise this episode about individuals and organizations coming to the aid of various sea creatures.

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Ray Bandar: A Life with Skulls

Ray Bandar: A Life with Skulls

“A Life with Skulls” captures Ray’s obsession for collecting skulls from local beaches, road kill, zoo animals and on field trips to Mexico, Australia and in the US.

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The Power of Community:  How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

Cuba, an isolated island nation, rebuilt its quality of life following the collapse of cheap oil, supplied by the former Soviet Union.

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Papá Tortuga

Papá Tortuga

Fernando Manzano was just 16 years old when he found his calling. For the last 31 years, he has dedicated himself to bringing the Lora turtle back from the edge of extinction.

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The Sea and Me

The Sea and Me

A storyteller, played by Academy Award winner Linda Hunt, speaks to us of a spell that has been cast that has caused everyone to forget about the importance of the ocean.

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