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TERRA 1107: The Rainmakers of Nganyi

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Researchers at Kenyan universities were faced with a problem: the weather forecasts that they were providing weren’t being taken seriously. Faced with climate change and climatic extremes, farmers were losing crops an...

TERRA 1020: Seizing the Unrecorded

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Seizing the Unrecorded is an autobiographical film that explores a question that everyone asks themselves at one point in there life:  "How can something you love doing be bad for you?, and if it is, should you stop d...

TERRA 811: Floods at Campo de la Cruz – Faces

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The films of Campo de la Cruz, Faces and Voices, are a complementary approach to tell the story of the catastrophic floods that occurred in Colombia's Caribbean Coast, during the rainy season of 2010-2011. After sever...

TERRA 349: A Wild Beetle Chase

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Have you ever stopped to consider how many species of beetles there are in the world? The answer is a lot! No-one knows for sure how many there are, but there is a group of people trying to find new species. Their met...

TERRA 712: Vitamin ConspiraC

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Do you take vit­a­min C when you get sick? Well, now you don’t have to! Film­maker Christina Choate urges you to skip the pill and eat plants instead. In her quest to find the truth about vit­a­min C, she intro­duces ...

TERRA 707: TRUST Arizona

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In this episode of the TRUST Series, meet Jaime Lynn Butler, an 11-year-old Navajo artist, who recognizes the extreme difficulty this administration faces dealing with the current political climate crisis. On January ...

TERRA 609: Spaced Out

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What is life? Do we need to define it on order to study its origins? What does it even mean "to define" something? For scientists in more established fields, such as physics or chemistry, these questions are nice to p...

TERRA 539: Energy’s Future

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'Energy's Future' tells the story of Joules, a high school junior faced with the pressing decision about what to do after graduation. Joule's daily routine of work, classes, and friends leaves her little time to figur...

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 222: Black Tale – The Whirling Disease Invaders – Part 1

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The parasite which causes Whirling Disease is one example of the increasingly difficult problems caused by exotic species around the world. Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout has seen dramatic population declines and other n...

TERRA 238: The Last Run – Part 2

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Part Two of "THE LAST RUN" follows salmon from birth to ocean and from fishing net to market. This film brings into focus the plight of the salmon on the Klamath River and the future of the Yurok tribe who depend on t...

TERRA 1005: ePILLepsy

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ePlLLepsy explores one filmmaker's relationship with epilepsy medication. Poetic imagery and personal narrative lead to a deeper understanding of how a disorder and its medicines can affect the patient.

TERRA 304: Jewels of The Jungle – Part 2

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In the second installment of "Jewels of the Jungle," Dr. Strobel's worldwide quest for the next super drug continues in the laboratory as he investigates endophytes. What is so special about these tiny symbiotic micro...

TERRA 1027: The Story of P

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We’re running out of phosphorus, a critical nutrient in our diet. The Story of P explores how an emerging technology, no-mix toilets, can help us recover this valuable resource. While at the same time, saving us money...

TERRA 1116: Think Like a Scientist: Gorongosa

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This episode tells the story of Greg Carr, a philanthropist of sorts, and his involvement in the restoration of Gorongosa National Park after its destruction from 30 years of war in Mozambique. This film also features...

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