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Grasslands

This video examines the North American grasslands as a natural habitat. It explores the plant and animal species in this ecosystem and considers the livelihood of the area from the perspectives of conservationists, First Nations and ranchers. A good portion of this video was filmed in Saskatchewan.

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Nourish. Extra

This collection of video interviews consists of: "Why Eat Local?" with Michael Pollen, author; "Edible Education" with Alice Waters, restaurateur; "Urban Farms" with Bryant Terry, chef and author; "Wake Up!" with Nadine Burke, doctor; "Try Something New" and "Herbs" with Jamie Oliver, chef; and "...

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Nourish. Food + Community

This program examines the question: "What's the story of your food?" We need to understand the process our food takes from the seed to the table. This includes asking questions such as: What was in the seed? Who picked the food? and What were the environmental conditions? As consumers, we can exe...

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The Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

In late April, an explosion rocked an oil-drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. It took almost three months to cap the leaking well, and many beaches and wildlife areas were polluted. This video explores the damage the oil spill caused, the efforts to contain it, and if an ecological catastrop...

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The Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

In December, 192 nations gather in Copenhagen to discuss climate change. The plan was to begin drafting a document to replace the Kyoto Protocol that expires in 2012.

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The Ghosts of Futures Past: Tom Berger in the North

The Canadian Arctic is one of the world's last great wilderness regions and is facing pressures concerning natural gas exploration. The Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, the largest construction project in Canada in more than a century, will bring natural gas from the Far North to Alberta's Tar Sands fo...

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Beyond Organic: The Vision of Fairview Gardens

Fairview Gardens is a 12-acre organic farm located within an urban centre in California. It has become a model of sustainable food production and community-supported agriculture. This video shows the efforts of Michael Ableman to diversify the farm (including offering educational programs) and to...

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Cause and Effluent: Ecological Options for Garbage, Manure and Sewage

Using Canadian case studies, this program explores a variety of ecological technologies and strategies for waste treatment in rural and urban areas. Examples include an organic beef farm in Ontario that uses manure composting; two schools, one remote and one urban, which use different methods of ...

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