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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.

DVD: Universities, Colleges $195
DVD: K-12 Schools $89

BURNING THE FUTURE: Coal in America

$24.95$195.00

Examines the explosive conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia. Confronted by an emerging coal-based US energy policy, local activists watch the nation praise coal without regard to the devastation caused by its extraction.

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

$59.00

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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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DVD for education: $59

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.

DVD: Public Libraries/ K-12 (includes Public Performance Rights) $19.95
DVD: Colleges/Universities $49.95
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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.

DVD: Colleges/Universities, Gov’t, Businesses $149
(includes Public Performance Rights)
DVD: K-12 Schools $89
DVD: Public Libraries (Circulation Only) $39

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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 GOOD FIGHT: The Martin Litton Story

$89.00$195.00

The Good Fight chronicles the extraordinary efforts of one of the leading conservationists of modern times, who continues to be active today into his 90’s. Martin Litton, known as the “Grand Old Man of the Canyon,” is revered as the man who prevented dams from being built on the Colorado River that would have flooded the Grand Canyon. Now at 93, his latest passion is saving the last of the giant sequoias.

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

CROWN OF THORNS STARFISH: Monster From the Shallows

$21.95$49.95

The mystery of one of the most efficient eating and breeding machines in nature. This starfish eats only one thing – coral. It has already reached uncontrollable numbers over a large part of the Great Barrier Reef. Also under impact from global warming and coral bleaching, this diverse and delicate reef ecosystem is under extreme pressure.

The Forest Through the Trees

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Are timber companies allowed to do whatever they want with the trees on their land? The Forest Through the Trees asks both impassioned environmentalists and committed timber workers as they fight over the future of one of the most breathtaking landscapes in the country…Humboldt County, California.

DVD: Colleges/Universities, $50
(includes Public Performance Rights)    

DVD: K-12 Schools and Public Libraries  $20
DVD: Home Video  $20


El Dorado

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A story of a community in conflict in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The film takes an unusually unbiased look at four local residents, two timber workers and two environmentalists, as they try to balance the health of the forest with the jobs of the workers who depend on it.

One Man, One Cow, One Planet

$17.95$99.95

Modern industrial agriculture is destroying the earth: desertification, water scarcity, toxic cocktails of agricultural chemicals pervading our food chains, ocean ecosystem collapse, soil erosion and massive loss of soil fertility. Humanity’s increasing demands are exceeding the Earth’s carrying capacity. A simple recipe to save the world? One old man and a bucket of cow-dung. Are you crazy?