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A Simple Question: The Story of STRAW

$79.00$149.00

STRAW (Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed) is a national model for involving students in hands-on, place-based environmental education. The films explores this innovative program that brings together students of all ages, their teachers, community groups and local land-owners to undertake habitat restoration and preserve endangered species.

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.

Reef Reborn

$39.95$195.00

Discover how revolutionary new technology is providing a glimmer of hope for Bali.

K-12 Schools, Public Libraries & Nonprofits (PPRs): $89 
Colleges, Government, & Businesses: $195
Public Library Circulation Only: $39.95

 

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.

Dream People of the Amazon

$19.95$69.95

The Achuar people live in a part of the Amazon rain forest as pristine today as it was a thousand years ago. Their dreams are keeping it that way. The Achuar had no contact with the outside world until the early 1970’s. We learn how their dreams have protected their forest and their society

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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)..
For 1 or 3 year licensing with educational tools visit Kanopy  here.
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

EDUCATIONAL DIGITAL DOWNLOAD: For self-hosted school servers $400 (download above, includes caption file). Or license for 1 year for $125.
For 1 or 3 year licensing with educational tools visit Kanopy here.

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.

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.

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?