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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

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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

Lake Invaders: The Fight for Lake Huron

$20.00$49.95

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The third largest freshwater lake on the planet has been invaded by numerous exotic species over the last century. “Lake Invaders: The Fight For Lake Huron” is a documentary which explores the threat to Lake Huron’s ecosystem and the innovative solutions employed by biologists. Biologists from around the Great Lakes describe invaders such as the sea lamprey, alewife, zebra mussel, quagga mussel, goby, and killer amphipod. They describe the damage caused by these invaders and efforts to manage Lake Huron’s ecosystem and multi-million dollar fisheries. The film also follows DNR biologists out on the lake for their annual survey of fish populations.

WHAT WOULD DARWIN THINK? Man vs. Nature in the Galapagos

$12.99
Today Darwin would be surprised by the tourist mecca Galapagos has become; 200,000 visitors a year, 40,000 permanent residents. The impact on the most unique collection of endemic wildlife in the world has been heavy; too many people bringing too many of their ways (and invasive species) from the outside world threatening the future of this one-of-a-kind place. What would Darwin think of how Galapagos has evolved in the twenty-first century?

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

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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.

THE SALTON SEA: A Desert Saga

$24.95$74.95

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This is the story of the Salton Sea, its rich history and the challenges it faces. As the need for water in the American southwest becomes critical the decisions we make now will impact people, animals and the environment for generations to come. There will be no turning back from the pathway we choose. Is it too late to save ourselves from impending disaster? Trixi Huish, an award winning photographer, and her husband Bret, have spent over a year at the Salton Sea, photographing and filming the unfolding story.

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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

Houses of Straw

$24.95$69.00

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This film shows the recent development of strawbale building in Germany. In interviews with owners, builders, architects and experts many relevant green building topics are discussed. Straw is an annually renewable crop, available wherever grain crops are grown. It is indeed a waste product, much of which is currently burnt in the fields. The thick walls offer superior insulation value. With a natural plaster, straw bale walls ‘breath’ and together with the sound absorbing qualities, provide a quiet healthy interior environment.

Fighting Goliath: Texas Coal Wars

$20.00

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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.

SHARKS: Stewards of the Reef

$20.00$69.00

This film examines escalating threats to shark population including habitat destruction of reef ecosystems and over fishing that are causing Pacific reef shark populations to plummet. It examines the most brutal assault threatening shark abundance: that of finning sharks for shark fin soup. Compelling interviews with leading marine biologists and conservationists reveal these driving forces behind the drastic reduction of many shark populations.

The Cost of Oil

$24.95$149.00

The pressure to drill for oil in the Arctic has intensified with the increasing prices of crude oil. But the potential for lower oil prices is at what cost? In this feature-length documentary the Alaskan Inupiat show how oil drilling in their nearby seas will forever alter their subsistence-living lifestyle and multiply the struggles of preserving their rich cultural history. Members of the oil industry and expert scientists also highlight the predicted effects of oil drilling on the delicate Arctic ecosystem, and in turn, the effects on a society dependent on that ecosystem.

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.

Fridays at the Farm

$19.00$100.00

Feeling disconnected from their food, a filmmaker and his family decide to join a local community supported organic farm. As he photographs the growing process, the filmmaker moves from passive observer to active participant in the planting and harvesting of vegetables. Featuring lush time-lapse and macro photography sequences compiled from nearly 20,000 still images, this personal essay is a father

Scarred Lands & Wounded Lives

$89.00$195.00

Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives: The Environmental Footprint of War is a compelling documentary exploring the noticeably under-reported issue of the environmental impacts of war. Confronts the immensely broad ecological ramifications of everything from technological development and natural resource exhaustion to weapons testing and modern warfare itself.