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TERRA 413: Higher Ground – Part 2

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In part two of Higher Ground, the battle over Florida's beaches continues. In the middle of this conflict between developers and preservationists are the sea turtles which use this fragile habitat as nesting ground. A...

TERRA 449: Frog, Chemical, Water, You – Part 2

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Amphibians are indicator species. Because of their sensitive permeable skin, scientists use amphibians to gauge the overall health of the worldwide ecosystem that we all share. So with nearly half of the world's amphi...

TERRA 438: Trouble in the Tropics: Invasive Lionfish — Part 1

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The invasive lionfish--venomous and voracious--has reached the tropical western Atlantic, where its reproductive rate is soaring. Invasive species expert, Lad Akins, of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation; alo...

TERRA 504: Fueling the Inferno

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Nearly a century of aggressive fire suppression has left our National Forests overcrowded and disease infested, leading to historically high amounts of dead and live fuels accumulation. This paired with a recent trend...

TERRA 1105: In Pursuit of Plastics

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In Pursuit of Plastics follows the transatlantic expedition of The Ocean Cleanup as they sail through the North Atlantic Gyre aboard the S/V Sea Dragon to collect data on vertical plastics distribution. The Ocean Clea...

TERRA 417: Army Naturalist – Part 1

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When you think of military bases, the tanks, artillery, and explosions probably don't seem very conducive to wildlife. The fact of the matter is that these installations harbor an diverse array of wildlife that finds ...

TERRA 717: Whiteout

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White­out explores the mys­tery behind the White Nose Syn­drome epi­demic. Since 2006, over six mil­lion bats have been infected and died from the dis­ease. Though it is still a mys­tery that befud­dles many sci­en­ti...

TERRA 409: The Story of Stuff – Part 1

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Do you ever wonder where all the things in your house really come from? For example, where did each of the components in your computer get made? Where did they get shipped from and how much did it cost to assemble the...

TERRA 401: The Water Carriers – Part 1

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'The Water Carriers' is the story of Callie Blackwood, an American engineering student, and Nina Omwereme Oyamo, a 23-year old woman from the Shirali region of southwestern Kenya. The lives of these two women, from al...

TERRA 529: Angels of the Forest: Silky Sifaka Lemurs of Madagascar – Part 2

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In this program produced by Sharon Pieczenik, Erik Patel, a PhD Candidate at Cornell University, discusses his efforts to save Silky Sifaka lemurs in Madagascar. Ninety-eight percent of Madagascar’s mammals, including...

TERRA 912: The Most Endangered Species in the Bay: The Waterman

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This film explores the complex connections between culture, economics and the environment in regards to the preservation of Maryland's blue crab. The film follows waterman, Don Pierce on a morning crab harvest in the ...

TERRA 1122: Chocolate in the Jungle

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A small group of Ecuadorians, united under the name of Itapoa, are buying up remaining land in the Choco Rainforest of Ecuador. Only 5% of its original size, very little of which is protected, the Choco once covered t...

TERRA 204: Tracking the Pacific Fisher

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The imperiled Pacific Fisher makes its home in the beautiful conifer-hardwood forests of Northern California. The primary caretakers of this forest, the Hoopa Valley Tribe, have teamed up with the Wildlife Conservatio...

TERRA 1022: Consider the Ant

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Abandon all hope ye who enter here? A personal search for ethics in the post-modern wilds of an overpopulated planet – where Catholic guilt, environmental destruction, and the fascinating lives of ants collide. This k...

TERRA 347: Bioneers 2007 – Part 2

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From the very beginning, the soul of Bioneers has been rooted in the spirit of inclusion. All are welcome - those who share a commitment to understanding and defending the natural world especially so. This is the reas...

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