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SOUTH CENTRAL FARM: Oasis In A Concrete Desert

$21.95$39.95

Covers the high profile controversy over the South Central Farm in Los Angeles, the largest urban garden in the country. The story includes the benefits of urban farms, celebrity tree sitters, citizen supporters, dramatic evictions of farmers, rarely told developer’s defense and updates on farmers efforts to continue to sustain themselves, physically and spiritually. Celebrity activists include Daryl Hannah, Joan Baez, Julia Butterfly Hill, Martin Sheen, Willie Nelson.

Ahmed and the Return of the Arab Phoenix

$22.95$49.00

Shot around the Palmyra oasis, Syria. Despite its bad reputation in the international press, the Syrian government is very much involved in the effort of protecting its natural heritage. This is the story of a handful of visionary men who are fighting in the desert to protect what is left of the biodiversity of Al Badia. Their efforts will be rewarded by the discovery of the last Middle Eastern breeding colony of the Bald Ibis in the wild, one of the rarest migratory birds and a symbol of wisdom for the Bedouins of the desert.

Paper & Glass Recycling

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“Paper & Glass Recycling” uses factory footage, and animations, to tell an engaging, clear and fun story of how discarded materials are converted into new paper and glass products. Seeing these transformations helps make recycling more “real” to the viewer; and, the animations make them even more fun to watch. Stewardship and environmental aspects are also addressed.

The Dangerous Archipelago: Sea Kayaking French Polynesia

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Kayaking here provided a daily opportunity for absolute disorientation in an idyllic and wild setting, both challenging and beautiful. We visited both the inhabited and uninhabited, exploring the health of the reefs and the lives of the people who live and depend on these most-remote atolls. From Shark City in the giant lagoon of Rangiroa, to Toau (population 10), to Fakarava where we camped for days on spits of sand. Along the way we dove for pearls, spearfished and cracked open coconuts for milk and meat. We also discovered that a way of life, both culturally and environmentally, is at great risk here in paradise.

INTO THE ALTIPLANO # 1: Sea Kayaking Argentina, Bolivia & Chile

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We went to South America’s Altiplano, the mountainous desert region crossing the borders of Chile, Argentina and Bolivia, looking for water in the driest place on earth. We pulled kayaks behind, which sounds either Quixotic or foolhardy. During six weeks we traveled from sea level to 20,000 feet and ultimately found more than just signs of water. After all, man has scratched out a living here for more than 10,000 years, longer than anywhere else in the Western Hemisphere, suggesting there must be water out there somewhere.

THE LOST COAST OF GABON: Sea Kayaking West Africa

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Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and stretching 40 miles into the jungled interior, we kayaked and portaged more than 200 miles around the park’s perimeter, seeing this wild country from a new and different perspective. Along the way we encountered river-swimming elephants, manatees, tarpon, surfing hippos, gorillas and more. By trip’s end it was hard to decide which were the most beautiful, and the most difficult, parts of the expedition, but it was eye opening, for us all.

AROUND TASMANIA: Sea Kayaking Australia

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Drawn by its mysterious history and wild and rugged shores, the remote and little-known Australian island of Tasmania proved to be perfect coastline for us to explore by kayak, stopping along the 600-mile route to visit with fishermen and historians, sailors and aboriginals.

A SLOW BOAT TO SOMEWHERE: Exploring French Polynesia

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Ride along on a rustic, and rusting, Polynesian cargo boat as it makes deliveries to 21 of the globe’s most isolated coral reef atolls, in the heart of the South Pacific Ocean. Along the 3,000-mile route meet black pearl divers, the man who found the Kon Tiki, Marlon Brando’s ‘Mutiny’ girlfriend, a ship laden with NFL-sized crewman and many more – all set against the backdrop of a fast-and-forever changing Paradise.

BIRTHPLACE OF THE WINDS: Sea Kayaking Alaska

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A three-week long journey — from California, through British Columbia and Alaska — delivered us to one of the loneliest and least known spots on Earth (halfway between Russia and Alaska), where the Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea collide at what the Aleuts called ‘the birthplace of the winds.’

BORDERLAND: Sea Kayaking Croatia

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Croatia is Border Land. The country lays on the geographic margin between central Europe and the Balkans, between the Adriatic and the Continent. Its very shape speaks of the divide. There is nothing compact, square or secure. Instead it curves around Bosnia and Herzegovina in a narrow arc, like a crescent moon or a boomerang. At no point is Croatia more than a few hundred miles wide; in most places it is much less. Our goal was to kayak its length, through the 1,246 islands lying like marbles atop what astronauts claim is the bluest sea on the planet, the Adriatic.

COUNTING SHEEP: Restoring the Sierra Nevada Bighorn

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Counting Sheep chronicles the struggle for survival of the wild Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep, a majestic emblem of American wilderness. Shot and produced over the course of twelve years, Counting Sheep captures the plight of the Sierra bighorn with dynamic interviews and exquisite footage

Tales of the San Joaquin: A River Restored (2011)

$49.95

The San Joaquin River has been called the hardest working river in America, and at the same time, the most abused. Once the birthplace of hundreds of thousands of salmon, the river had completely dry not just once, but in two separate sections of the original river channel. After a successful twenty-year lawsuit against the federal government by a coalition of fifteen environmental and fishing organizations, the San Joaquin River has been restored.

DISCOVER HETCH HETCHY with Harrison Ford

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In 1890 the Hetch Hetchy Valley was preserved as the most beautiful natural feature in the northern half of Yosemite National Park. Like its renowned twin, Yosemite Valley, Hetch Hetchy was carved by glaciers and is ringed by sheer granite cliffs and waterfalls. Tragically, this national treasure was dammed and flooded under 300 feet (100 meters) of water for use as a reservoir in 1923. Hosted and narrated by Harrison Ford.