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SECOND NATURE: The Biomimicry Evolution

SECOND NATURE: The Biomimicry Evolution

Explore biomimicry, a new discipline that studies nature’s best ideas and then imitates these designs and processes to solve industrial problems

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Truck Farm

Truck Farm

Using green roof technology and heirloom seeds, filmmaker Ian Cheney (“The City Dark” on P.O.V. and “King Corn” on Independent Lens) plants a vegetable garden on the only land he’s got in the heart of New York City: his Granddad’s old pickup.

Truck Farm Emmy Nomination

Emmy Award Nomination 2013-2014
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences,
San Francisco Chapter
Lifestyle Program category

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Anna, Emma and the Condors

Anna, Emma and the Condors

Winner: 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medal for excellence for children’s video. A portrait of a family living an intentional life … working together to save and reintroduce the Californian condors back into the wild.

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Brower Youth Awards 2011

Brower Youth Awards 2011

Meet six extraordinary young people who were recognized in 2011 for their outstanding activism and achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy.

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Carbon for Water

Carbon for Water

At dawn, nine-year-old Anzelma walks for miles in search of firewood, a valuable commodity, used to boil water to make it safe. One program is attempting to change this by providing 900,000 water filters to the people of Kenya’s Western Province, for free. If successful, it will cut carbon dioxide emissions by 2 million tons per year for a decade or more. It just requires changing the habits of 4.5 million people first.

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Dying Green

Dying Green

Living green is something many of us strive for in today’s world, but did you know that you can die green as well?

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Grow!

Grow!

It’s not just Old MacDonald on the farm anymore. All across the U.S. there is a growing movement of educated young people who are leaving cities to take up an agrarian life.

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Hope in a Changing Climate

Hope in a Changing Climate

“Hope in a Changing Climate” demonstrates that it is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems, to restore ecosystem functions in areas where they have been lost, to
fundamentally improve the lives of people who have been trapped in poverty for generations and to sequester carbon naturally.

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Moveshake: Stories of Gregg Treinish and Alison Gannett

Moveshake: Stories of Gregg Treinish and Alison Gannett

MoveShake is a film series focusing on individual movers and shakers creating environmental and social change.

Moveshake Emmy Nomination

Emmy Award Winner 2013-2014
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences,
San Francisco Chapter
Outstanding Achievement, Interview/Discussion Program

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RETURN FLIGHT: Restoring the Bald Eagle to the Channel Islands

RETURN FLIGHT: Restoring the Bald Eagle to the Channel Islands

RETURN FLIGHT chronicles how a dedicated team of biologists have been working tirelessly for decades to bring the bald eagle back to the Channel Islands in the face of extensive DDT contamination, leading to some amazing results.

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The Next, Best West

The Next, Best West

Using three stories from around the American West, The Next, Best West explores how the conventional concept of progress has influenced the exploitation of our natural resources, and how our collective understanding of progress is coming full circle with the promise of a brighter future.

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American Outrage

American Outrage

Carrie and Mary Dann are feisty Western Shoshone sisters who have endured five terrifying livestock roundups by armed federal marshals in which more than a thousand of their horses
and cattle were confiscated — for grazing their livestock on the open range outside their private ranch.

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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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