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Film (15:47)
1971, production : William Pettigrew
From a glimpse of the beautiful planet we inhabit, as seen...
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Film (9:39)
Small Smoke at Blaze Creek
1971, production : Michael Scott
Forest fire in mountainous British Columbia, as experienced...
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Film (50:35)
1970, production : Michael McKennirey
Ten million buffalo once roamed the plains of North America....
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Film (40:45)
That's the Price
1970, production : Michael Scott
Two points of view concerning what the infusion of...
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Film (13:41)
1968, production : Werner Aellen
There has been greater progress in the science of forestry...
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Film (16:27)
Waterfowl - A Resource in Danger
1964, production : Don Virgo
The Prairies are the incubators of vast numbers of Canadian...
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Film (27:48)
The Enduring Wilderness
A scenic tour of Canada's national parks, from the mountains...
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Film (28:03)
River with a Problem
1961, production : Graham Parker
A film on water pollution, using the Ottawa River as an...
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Film  (15:47) 1971, production : William Pettigrew
From a glimpse of the beautiful planet we inhabit, as seen by astronauts in outer space, this film moves in for a closer look at what we are doing to it. The film employs the multi-image technique to contrast scenes of natural grandeur--mountains, forests, and wildflowers filmed in Canada's national parks--with images such as the fouled rivers and despoiled countryside that result from the heedless exploitation of the natural environment. The challenge and the responsibility are plain for all to see. A film without words.

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