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TERRA 537: A Winning Scenario

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'A WINNING SCENARIO' is a short film about the agricultural implications of climate change in Kenya. Despite the adverse effects of global warming in Kenya, local communities are adapting farming practices for improve...

TERRA 237: The Last Run – Part 1

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"Ironically, as we work to save the salmon, it may turn out that the salmon save us." (Paul Schell, Mayor of Seattle) Salmon are an indicator species - their health closely tracks the health of the watershed to which ...

TERRA 1011: Profit(a)bottle

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Profit(a)bottle follows John McKerry and his waste collection team as they travel through the impoverished township areas of the Cape Town; collecting recyclables pickers have gathered, giving them cash in return. To ...

TERRA 348: Bioneers 2007 – Part 3

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While many of the issues being talked about at the Bioneers conference are serious, there's no need not to have some fun once in a while! That's why we decided to wrap up our 'live' coverage of the conference with a l...

TERRA 805: Natabar Sarangi – The Source

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Natabar continues to find, save and share his indigenous rice seed with local farmers. To date he has managed to re-introduce over 350 varieties. But it's not just about the indigenous rice seed of India or about the ...

TERRA 448: Frog, Chemical, Water, You – Part 1

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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 459: The Flying Dustbin – Part 4

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"The Flying Dustbin" is the success story of the Fulmar, a seabird which numbers 500,000 pairs in the UK but was virtually unknown as a breeding species at the turn of the last century. The film documents the reasons ...

TERRA 614: Feeding the Problem

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What began in 1912 as a gracious effort to save the Jackson Hole elk herd from harsh winters, shrinking habitat, and dwindling forage, has morphed into a century-long feeding program on what is now the National Elk Re...

TERRA 230: The Price of Ivory

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Would it surprise you to know that Africans have no tradition of poaching elephants for their tusks? Modern ivory poaching in fact is imposed by Western and Asian markets. So what motivates indigenous people to take u...

TERRA 804: Alpinas Maneras

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A short non-fiction film exploring the human experience of international mountaineering. Shadowing a 2009 expedition to the Bolivian Andes with community based non-profit, the Montana Mountaineering Association, this ...

TERRA 318: The Curse of Copper – Part 1

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In 1997, noted Harvard ecologist E.O. Wilson wrote to a small community in the remote cloud forest region of Ecuador, urging them to continue their fight against the scourge of copper mining in perhaps the most biodiv...

TERRA 451: Cascading Effects – Part 1

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Examining the sublime landscapes of North Cascade, Mount Rainier, and Olympic National Parks, researchers shed light on emerging indications that climate change is real and predict how warming temperatures will affect...

TERRA 303: Jewels of the Jungle – Part 1

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Dr. Gary Strobel's signature red stocking cap lives in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Why? Strobel is one of only a handful of plant scientists scouring the planet the old-fashioned way for the n...

TERRA 713: TRUST Colorado

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In this episode of the TRUST series, meet Xiuhtez­catl Mar­tinez, an 11-year-old boy from Boul­der, Col­orado. Xiuhtez­catl shares why he joined youth from across the coun­try to ask the courts to hear their law­suit ...

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...

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