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Film (59:00)
Poisons, Pests and People
1960, production : Larry Gosnell
Produced in 1960, this still timely two-part film examines...
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Film (17:57)
The Changing Forest
1958, production : Maurice Constant
A brief essay on the ecology of a forest area of the type...
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Film (21:23)
High Arctic: Life on the Land
1958, production : Dalton Muir
An ecological study, in full color, of plant and animal life...
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Film (12:50)
Treasure of the Forest
1958, production : Roger Blais
This film about the industries that draw their wealth from...
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Film (25:00)
Chemical Conquest
1956, production : Larry Gosnell
A film report on how chemical research is on the side of the...
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Film (18:48)
Water for the Prairies
1951, production : Lawrence Cherry
With the steady falling of the water table, the careless...
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Film (21:15)
Look to the Forest
1950, production : Donald Fraser
Fire and flood, wasted resources and barren lands are the...
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Film (23:00)
Trees Are a Crop
1950, production : Jack Bordelay
A demonstration of efficient woodlot management shows how a...
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Poisons, Pests and People



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Film  (59:00) 1960, production : Larry Gosnell
Produced in 1960, this still timely two-part film examines the effects of widespread chemical insecticide use, both on the insect population and on warm-blooded creatures, including humans. Part 1 looks at the ravages of insects and the centuries-old struggle to control them. Part 2 shows experiments being conducted to find ways of controlling specific insects, while leaving harmless ones unaffected.

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