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Film (46:05)
Rivers to the Sea
1989, production : John Brett
The rivers of Atlantic Canada are unique because their...
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Film (26:32)
Return of the Swift Fox
1988, production : Jy Chiperzak
The rich complexity of the short grasslands prairie is...
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Film (46:37)
Trouble in the Forest
1988, production : Gary Toole
All across eastern North America, trees are dying and soils...
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Film (55:33)
Edge of Ice
1986, production : William Hansen
An impressive documentary film on the nature of Arctic...
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Film (27:49)
Life on Ice
1986, production : William Hansen
Sea-ice is the major habitat of some of the most spectacular...
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Film (23:57)
Elk Island
1985, production : James Jeffrey
This is the story of a man-made island sanctuary for...
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Film (54:14)
For Future Generations
1985, production : Boyce Richardson
This film deals with the historic roots of the...
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Film (55:45)
The Great Buffalo Saga
1985, production : Michael McKennirey, Boyce Richardson
By the late 1800s the free-ranging buffalo that for...
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Rivers to the Sea



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Film  (46:05) 1989, production : John Brett
The rivers of Atlantic Canada are unique because their closeness to the sea makes them ideal spawning grounds and nurseries for many kinds of marine fish that require fresh water to complete some part of their life cycle. Rivers to the Sea uses rich underwater photography and lively surface shooting to reveal both the beauty and the pollution of these tidal Atlantic rivers.

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