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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.

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.

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.

Environmental Ethics

$29.95

Environmental Ethics: Examining Your Connection to the Environment and Your Community profiles a diverse group of courageous Goldman Environmental Prize winners who have made it their duty to protect their local environments. Organized around foundational topics in environmental studies, Environmental Ethics examines both the facts and the ethical arguments surrounding resource management practices.

Life with Principle: Thoreau

$89.00$195.00


Life With Principle: Thoreau’s Voice in our Time is an outstanding DVD presentation developed in cooperation with The Thoreau Society. Mel Hopper’s centerpiece film is a forthright, legible examination of the life and philosophical legacy of Henry David Thoreau, and the modern resonance of his perspective on individuality and personal choice.

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GARDENS OF DESTINY: a documentary about food security

$75.00$250.00

Has North America taken too many risks with its agriculture? In Gardens of Destiny we meet Dan Jason, an organic gardener on Salt Spring Island, on the Canadian west coast. Jason is the head of the Seed and Plant Sanctuary for Canada, a network of gardeners from around the world working to preserve as much plant diversity as possible. This film explores Dan’s garden and seed world and investigates with several sustainable development specialists such issues as genetic engineering, terminator seeds and the pitfalls of industrial agriculture in North America.

MAMA EARTH: Eco Econ 101

$29.00

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Ecological economists, whose work is making a positive impact on the planet, illustrate their models to ease many environmental problems. Concepts of Sustainability, Ecological Economics, and Natural Capital are defined by their case and we are introduced to concepts us that make these results achievable.
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For the Price of a Cup of Coffee

$19.95$49.95

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What is the cost of convenience? Follow the life cycle of a paper cup and the environmental repercussions of a society reliant on convenience. Filmed in the San Francisco Bay Area with interviews from local activists and experts. This film is full of information that all consumers should know about the products that we use everyday, and the steps we need to make towards a more sustainable world.

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METANOIA: A New Vision of Nature

$16.00$99.00

Metanoia reveals new concepts in Natural Intelligence. The current environmental crisis demands a radical paradigm shift within the collective human psyche. Current scientific orthodoxy regarding the meaning, significance, and purpose of the web of life is thereby challenged. Nature, in its entirety, is seen as a system of self-organizing intelligence, the essential principles of which can guide human culture. This new vision of Nature is accompanied by original upbeat music and eco-friendly footage throughout.

GARBAGE! The Revolution Starts at Home

$39.00$149.00

With his first son just born, filmmaker Andrew Nisker is very concerned with the state of our planet. As the average household level of consumption rises, so does the astronomical amount of waste we collectively create. Are we turning the earth into one giant garbage can? Determined to understand the damage we are doing, Nisker enlists the average urban family, the McDonalds, to keep every scrap of garbage that they produce for three months in their increasingly smelly garage. From organic waste to dirty diapers, from plastic bottles to Christmas wrapping, the McDonald’s discover that for every action there is a reaction that affects them and the entire planet.

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Bermuda’s Treasure Island

$21.95$49.95

In Bermuda, David Wingate saved one of the rarest seabirds from extinction, the Bermuda Petrel, or Cahow and at the same time restored the habitat of Nonsuch Island to its pre-colonial native state in order to provide a safe haven for Cahow. This the story of how one man can save a species and how habitat can be restored.

THE RECYCLERGY: 33 minutes of garbage

$20.00$39.95

Pioneers of the San Francisco Bay Area’s recycling movement share their insightful and hilarious thoughts and stories on garbage collection, treasure hunting, Jack Benny, and the products we buy.

DVD: Colleges/Universities   $39.95
DVD: K-12 Schools, Public Libraries, Government  $20