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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.

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.

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.

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

$20.00$40.00

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

$20.00$40.00

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.

COUNTING SHEEP: Restoring the Sierra Nevada Bighorn

$49.00$99.00

Rent for $2.99, or Purchase a digital download for $9.99 for home video.

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

$20.00$90.00

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.

Guardians of Aldabra

$19.95$150.00

Aldabra is a World Heritage Site situated in the extreme south-west of the Seychelles archipelago. It represents one of the most pristine environments of the entire world and is the biggest raised atoll on Earth. This film documents the activities of the rangers and researchers involved in the conservation efforts of Aldabra’s numerous species and its environment.

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