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Oceans: The Mystery of the Missing Plastic
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    99% of the plastic that should be floating in the oceans is missing. Even accounting for the plastic that washes up on beaches or is trapped in arctic ice, millions of tonnes has simply disappeared. As most plastic never deteriorates, it simply breaks down into smaller and smaller particles that are invisible to the human eye, what happens to this missing ocean plastic is a mystery. In this investigation, scientists embark in search of the micro-plastics. Small, mostly invisible, toxic, they...

    The Cost of Oil
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      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...

      Crown of Thorns Starfish: Monster from the Shallows
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        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. SWAT teams of divers try to keep ahead of the plague through poisoning, but the numbers are too great. It's now a race against time. Have the scientists...

        The Last Stand: Heroes at Ballona Wetlands
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          THE LAST STAND: HEROES AT BALLONA WETLANDS is an updated short dealing with the high profile preservation and development controversy in Southern California. This spirited film includes highlights from earlier versions as well as well as dramatic new footage covering the excavation of native American remains and artifacts at the development site.

          Birds of Hispaniola
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            See the diverse wildlife of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic and Haiti), the second largest island of the Caribbean. 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.

            Perfect Compost: A Masterclass with Peter Proctor
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              Peter Proctor is New Zealand's father of biodynamic agriculture. Compost is the fundamental element in all gardening and farming. This master class takes you through the compost making process from gathering and assembling your materials to creating the perfect compost heap.

              A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba Brazil
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                The original 'green' city. A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil is an informative, inspirational documentary aimed at sharing ideas to provoke environment-friendly and cost-effective changes in cities worldwide. The documentary focuses on innovations in transportation, recycling, social benefits including affordable housing, seasonal parks, and the processes that transformed Curitiba into one of the most livable cities in the world.

                South Central Farm: Oasis In A Concrete Desert
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                  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
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                    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...

                    Gimme Green: Americas Obsession with a Green Lawn
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                      Gimme Green is a humorous look at the American obsession with the residential lawn and the effects it has on our environment, our wallets, and our outlook on life. Lawns are undeniably an American symbol. But what do they really symbolize? Pride and prosperity? Or waste and conformity? It's estimated that Americans use approximately 50 percent of their household water on their yards. By examining the social, commercial, and environmental pressures surrounding the green grass aesthetic, we...

                      LOLITA Slave to Entertainment
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                        If you saw BLACKFISH, you will want to see LOLITA.In 2002, Valerie Silidker and Tim Gorski set out to uncover the real life story of Lolita, the worlds oldest performing whale. Their journey delivered them from Miami Florida to San Juan Island where she was captured 3 decades ago. The intimate, heart-rending tale unfolded before them as they unearthed many heavily guarded secrets of the multi-billion dollar Marine Theme Park industry. Viewers travel with Gorski and Silidker as they visit...

                        The Recyclergy: 33 Minutes of Garbage
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                          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. For decades the San Francisco Bay Area has been a hub for the recycling movement. Even the garbage companies have a long history of recycling practices. After the first Earth Day celebration in 1970, community, non-profit recycling centers appeared in schools, garages, and neighborhood centers-with...