Defenders of the Dawn: Green Rights in the Maritimes
Author Silver Donald Cameron visits communities that are fighting for environmental protection rights.
Darren Porter’s fish weir:
An afternoon over the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. Featuring Cape Split, lighthouses, and the highest tides in the world.
Silence of the Labs:
With massive cuts by Ottawa to everything from food inspections to water quality and climate change and the dismissal of more than 2,000 federal scientists and researchers, some scientists have become unlikely radicals — denouncing what they call a politically-driven war on knowledge. In Silence of the Labs, Linden MacIntyre tells their story — and what is at stake for Canadians — from Nova Scotia to the B.C. Pacific Coast and the far Arctic Circle.
David Letterman’s epic rant about fracking.
Tidal Power…Is It Really Green? Published on Jan 16, 2015
Proponents of tidal power in Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy say that it is environmentally friendly, but tidal turbines have a downside. In this documentary, Michael Dadswell, a retired Acadia University biology professor who has studied the effects of these turbines on fish, and Darren Porter, a commercial fisherman in the Minas Basin, argue that tidal power could seriously damage the region’s valuable fisheries and its species at risk. (January 2015, 17:06 minutes).
MOTHER EARTH is a portrait of master clay sculptor Louise Pentz.