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Environmental Titles  (Choose Another Genre)

Anima Mundi
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Call Number: VCR 2004-63
Description: "Face to face encounters with creatures large and small;" music by Philip Glass.
Keywords: Animals

Atmospheric Circulation
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Call Number: VCR 2004-245
Description: Discusses atmospheric circulation and the effects of wind patterns on the weather
Keywords: Weather: Atmospheric Circulation

Bullshit
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Call Number: DVD 2010-150
Description: Follows environmental activist and nuclear physicist Vandana Shiva for a period of two years.
Keywords: Environmentalist; India; Farmers; Globalization

Clouds: Messengers of the weather
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Call Number: VCR 2004-132
Description: Designed to help students understand and appreciate the significance of clouds.
Keywords: Weather: Clouds and Forecasting; Instructional

Damnation
Series Title: 2014
Call Number: DVD 2014-157
Description: Explore sea change across America in the usage of dams and the quality of the rivers.
Keywords: Sea Change

Death Road
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Call Number: DVD 2008-19
Description: The crew of the show, World's Most Dangerous Roads, travels to a dangerous byway in the Andes.
Keywords: History Channel; Arts and Entertainment Network

Dirt: The Movie
Series Title: 2010
Call Number: DVD 2011-25
Description: Featuring live action and animation, this movie examines the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to.
Keywords: Soil

Flow: For Love of Water
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Call Number: DVD 2010-133
Description: Builds a case against the growing privatization of the world's dwindling fresh water supply.
Keywords: Water Rights

Fresh
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Call Number: DVD 2010-180
Description: Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, farmers offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet. Features urban farmer and activist Will Allen, sustainable farmer and entrepreneur Joel Salatin, and supermarket owner David Ball.
Keywords: Ana Sofia Joanes; Farms; Agriculture; Industrialization; Environmental Protection

Global Air Circulation
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Call Number: VCR 2004-192
Description: Using explorers as examples, Robert Greenler explains world air circulation patterns.
Keywords: Atmospheric Circulation; Instructional

Humidity and Fronts - Weather
Series Title: Textbook Tapes
Call Number: VCR 2004-138
Description: Explores the effects of water vapor and weather fronts on our weather.
Keywords: Weather; Instructional

In the Tsangpo Gorge
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Call Number: DVD 2008-188
Description: In January 2002, seven expert river kayakers attempt the first whitewater descent of the Tsangpo Gorge.
Keywords: Tibet; Rafting; Himalayan Mountains; Scott Lindgren

Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees
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Call Number: DVD 2010-13
Description: Dr. Goodall's discoveries in forty years of research at Gombe.
Keywords: Human and Animal Behavior; Jane Goodall

King Corn
Series Title: 2006
Call Number: DVD 2011-24
Description: Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis grow one acre of corn in Greene, Iowa to discover how the modest corn kernel conquered Americaand uncovering truths about America's modern food system along the way.
Keywords: Agriculture; Environmental Films

King Corn: Big River, A King Corn Companion
Series Title: 2010
Call Number: DVD 2011-229
Description: Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis grow one acre of corn in Greene, Iowa to discover how the modest corn kernel conquered Americaand uncovering truths about America's modern food system along the way.
Keywords: Agriculture

Lord of the Ants: Naturalist E. O. Wilson
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Call Number: DVD 2008-112
Description: Profiles scientist Edward Osborne Wilson, renowned for his scientific study of ants, and the notion that evolutionary principles could explain social behavior throughout the animal kingdom. Narrated by Harrison ford.
Keywords: Sociobiology; NOVA

Marina of the Zabbaleen
Series Title: 2009
Call Number: DVD 2011-275
Description: World of seven-year-old Marina who lives in the Muqqattam garbage recycling village in Cairo, Egypt and the eradication of the country's pig population in reaction to the Swine Influenza pandemic, a crucial element to their recycling system.
Keywords: Recycling; Child Labor

Mountain Gorilla
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Call Number: DVD 2010-7
Description: Observations and discussions of mountain gorilla research and protection in the Virunga Volcanoes area of Africa.
Keywords: National Geographic Society and IMAX; Steve Lucas; Educational Films

Mozu the Snow Monkey
Series Title: Nature Archive Series
Call Number: DVD 2010-6
Description: A celebration of existence chronicling 9 years in the life of a Japanese macaque monkey. Born with deformed legs, Mozu struggles each day to keep up with the troop as they descend from the mountains of Jigoku-Dani Monkey Park, 100 miles from Tokyo.
Keywords: PBS; Nature

National Parks: America's Best Idea
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Call Number: DVD 2009-254
Description: Traces the birth and evolution of the national park in the mid-1800s. English or Spanish dialogue. Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Keywords: Dayton Duncan

Nova: Ape Genius
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Call Number: DVD 2010-23
Description: Discusses what is known about the intelligence of our nearest relatives, the great apes, including chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, and gorillas.
Keywords: Language; Psychology; Animals; John Rubin

Physics of Thunderstorms
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Call Number: VCR 2004-239
Description: Discusses how thunderstorms are formed; follows a study of storm development in the Tiwi Islands
Keywords: Weather: Thunderstorms

The Last Great Ape
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Call Number: DVD 2010-26
Description: Deep in the Congo lives a little-studied group of apes called the bonobos.
Keywords: BBC; Nature Television Series

The Life of Mammals
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Call Number: DVD 2010-8
Description: Looks at 4,000 species examining how their adaptations for finding food have had an effect on the way they socialize, mate, and live.
Keywords: BBC / Discovery Channel; Animal Behavior

The Plow that Broke the Plains; The River
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Call Number: DVD 2010-123
Description: Social and economic history of the Great Plains & life in the Mississippi River Valley.
Keywords: Pare Lorentz

The Wilderness Idea
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Call Number: DVD 2010-148
Description: Tells the story of the two founders of American conservation, John Muir and Gifford Pinchot, and their historic battle over whether a remote valley in California, Hetch Hetchy, should be dammed and flooded to form a reservoir.
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Trouble the Water
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Call Number: DVD 2009-234
Description: Devastating protrait of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the underlying issues that remained such as failing public schools, record high levels of incarceration, poverty, structural racism, and lack of government accountability. Includes home footage shot by Kimberly Rivers Roberts-an aspiring rap artist trapped with her husband in the 9th ward.
Keywords: Tia Lessin; Carl Deal; Natural Disaster

Urban Roots
Series Title: (2011)
Call Number: DVD 2014-102
Description: Urban farming phenomenon in Detroit.
Keywords: Agriculture

Village called Versailles
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Call Number: DVD 2010-4
Description: After Hurricane Katrina, Versailles, a community first settled by Vietnamese refugees, residents impressively rise to the challenges by returning and rebuilding before most neighborhoods in New Orleans, only to have their homes threatened by a new government-imposed toxic landfill two miles away.
Keywords: S. Leo Chiang; Natural Disaster

Weather and Climate
Series Title: Weather and Climate
Call Number: VCR 2004-157
Description: Discusses weather, climatology, and global temperature changes; three tapes
Keywords: Weather and Climate; Instructional

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
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Call Number: DVD 2008-87
Description: Stories of those who endured events preceding and following Hurricane Katrina.
Keywords: Spike Lee; New Orleans

Wolf Nation
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Call Number: VCR 2002-98
Description: The wolf's reintroduction to Yellowstone; Arapaho Sacred Wolf Dance.
Keywords: Arapaho Indians; Wolves

Wrath of God: Tornadoes
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Call Number: VCR 2004-159
Description: Takes a long look at the history of twisters in America and the research into these storms.
Keywords: Weather: Tornados in the U.S.