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An Ecology of Hope
2001, production : Fernand Dansereau
While the environment may be threatened by man, it will also...
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The Man Who Talks with Wolves
2001, production : Carlos Ferrand
In the wilderness of northern Quebec, Michel and Louise...
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Something in the Air
2001, production : Sylvie Dauphinais
Prince Edward Island--a rural paradise and a safe haven from...
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Worst Case Scenario
2001, production : Glynis Whiting
An explosion. Flames. Poisonous gas seeping into the air....
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Air - Climate
2000, production : Michel Barbeau
When it comes to weather and climate, Canada has it all!...
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Fire - Energy
2000, production : Michel Barbeau
Fire features Canada's rich energy resources--natural...
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Pocket Desert - Confessions of a Snake Killer
1999, production : Craig Berggold, Teresa Marshall
Every outlaw needs an enemy, and for a young girl growing up...
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Horses of Suffield
1998, production : Nick Bakyta
For over half a century, the Canadian Army and a herd of...
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An Ecology of Hope
 

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Film  (84:01) 2001, production : Fernand Dansereau
While the environment may be threatened by man, it will also be saved by man. So believes Pierre Dansereau, ecologist, visionary and inveterate optimist. Brimming with an amazing vitality at age 90, the internationally renowned scientist has a wide-ranging knowledge and a passionate commitment to humanity. In retracing the highlights of his long and fruitful life, the film takes us from Baffin Island to New York City, from the Gaspé Peninsula to Brazil. At each stop on this mini world tour, we witness landscapes of breathtaking beauty. All things are interrelated and the harmony of the whole is essential to our very survival.

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