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CATCHING THE SUN: The Physics of Solar Energy

$89.95

Two forms of energy that we use every day are electrical energy and heat. During the 20th century we came to rely on fossil fuels as the ultimate source of these energy forms but now, energy from renewable sources is becoming more commonly used. This program investigates the three main ways in which we currently use solar energy to power our homes.

So Right, So Smart

$295.00

Profiles companies on the cutting edge of more sustainable business practices who are proving that being eco-friendly is both good for the earth and good for business.

CLIMATE CHANGE: Coral Reefs on the Edge

$49.00

Coral reefs are the largest living structures on earth, home to 25% of all marine species, and a primary source of food and income for over 500 million people. Coral reefs are a sensitive and vital indicator of the negative impact climate change is having on the world’s oceans.

Transforming Energy

$24.95$195.00

Transforming Energy is a documentary about the hope of Alternative Energy as a solution to the problems of Global Warming and the end of cheap oil and gas. It takes us into the lives, the passion, the commitment and the hard work of the people who are on the ground now, working to create a new energy paradigm.

Birds of Hispanolia

$29.95

More than 120 birds including 30 endemic species are shown in their natural environment. The documentary also includes animals of special interest: sea turtles, lizards, and snakes plus two of the most endangered land mammals of the world (Solenodon and Hutia) in its habitat.

SEPP HOLZER’S PERMACULTURE: 3 Films About Permaculture Farming

$39.95$69.95

This DVD contains all 3 films on the Austrian “Agro-Rebel” Sepp Holzer, who simply observes nature and works with it quite successfully. He built one of the biggest functioning permaculture farms in Europe. Included are: Farming With Nature, Aquaculture, and Terraces and Raised Beds.

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Design and the Environment

$99.95 $19.99

The viewer is led through an exploration of eco-friendly design and how designers use Life Cycle Assessments to ensure that products have a minimal environmental impact. Sustainable design techniques are investigated and a case study of the Beddington Zero Energy building is used to demonstrate what is possible using sustainable design techniques.

A GREENER WORKPLACE: Planning and Managing for Sustainability

$189.95

The ‘green’ approach to life started as a grass-roots, community-based movement. It has now permeated the mainstream to the point where businesses across the globe realize that adopting an environmentally sound philosophy is essential – not only to maintain credibility and protect the bottom line, but also to attract the best employees.

The Nature of Cities

$30.00$129.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $350 (download above, includes caption file)..
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The Nature of Cities explores both the nature in our own backyards – Austin and San Diego and the possibilities in projects of cities of the future – Malmo, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Freiburg, Amsterdam and Paris. The film features Sustainable Communities professor Timothy Beatley as he tours these places with City Planners, Landscape Architects, Ecologists and Residents.
DVD: Colleges/Universities $129
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools, Non-profits $49
DVD: Home Video $30

Environmental Sustainability in Business: A Case Study

$99.95

Business owners are fast realizing that reducing their environmental footprint is not just a PR exercise, it’s vital to their future. This program features a case study of businesses that have developed unique approaches to sustainability. Their visionary leaders reveal how becoming ‘green’ has helped make their businesses stronger and more financially viable.

In Our Backyard

$20.00

An expose on the polluted industrial towns surrounding the St. Louis area, and their connections to a well known chemical company known as Monsanto.

Watershed Revolution

$20.00$70.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $250 (download above, includes caption file). Or license for 1 year for $75.
For 1 or 3 year licensing with educational tools visit Kanopy here.

Watershed Revolution is a 30-minute film that profiles community members and organizations working to protect and restore Ventura, California's watershed. It highlights the need for open space and floodplain protection, sustainable agriculture, and community awareness of our most precious resource: water.

SCRAPHOUSE: San Francisco

$19.95$139.00
ScrapHouse was a temporary demonstration home, built entirely of salvaged material on Civic Center Plaza adjacent to San Francisco City Hall. Over the course of just six weeks, a team of volunteers scoured Bay Area dumps and scrap yards. A group of architects, landscape architects, lighting specialists, and metal fabricators repurposed the materials, giving them new life. ScrapHouse illustrated the possibilities
DVD: Colleges/Universities, Gov’t, Businesses
(includes Public Performance Rights) $139

DVD: K-12 Schools / Public Libraries/Home Video $19.95

Fighting Goliath: Texas Coal Wars

$20.00

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $400 (PURCHASE a download above).

Follows the story of Texans fighting a high-stakes battle for clean air. The film introduces the unlikely partners-mayors, ranchers, CEOs, community groups, legislators, lawyers, and citizens-that have come together to oppose the construction of 19 conventional coal-fired power plants that were slated to be built in Eastern and Central Texas and that were being fast-tracked by the Governor. Narrated by Robert Redford.

Mujaan (The Craftsman)

$24.95

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Mujaan  (The Craftsman) is a twenty-five minute poetic record of how Mongolian nomads have built their yurts by hand for the past 1,000 years.

On the distant steppes of Mongolia, using only simple tools, strength and ingenuity, a nomad builds a home much the way his ancestors have for the past one thousand years. Mujaan (The Craftsman) is a vivid window to a disappearing way of life in a pristine wilderness.

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Solar Power 4 Me

$20.00$70.00

MAKE YOUR OWN FREE POWER FROM THE SUN ! Solar panels are easy to install and have no moving parts. You can even SELL power back to the power company and make money every time the sun is shining. Markus Rothkranz takes you through his creative solar powered home and shows you how to make your own power from the sun, with lots of energy saving tips.