A Tropical Paradise • 80:20—The Developing World

A Tropical Paradise • 80:20—The Developing World

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A Tropical Paradise provides an overview of the 80/20 split of global wealth and introduces the concept of developing countries and the origin of the term “third world.”

The Unofficial Trial of Alexandra Morton

The Unofficial Trial of Alexandra Morton

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The crash of 19 stocks of Fraser River sockeye over a 15-year period finally forced the Canadian Government to close all fishing from 2007 to 2009. It looked like Fraser river sockeye populations were going extinct. 

Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered

Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered

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Urban Goddess: Jane Jacobs Reconsidered is a fascinating portrait of Jane Jacobs, a critical thinker who understood the need for citizens to become involved in shaping public policy that shapes the cities in which they live.

Water As Taonga: Kaitiaki, Part 1 •  SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

Water As Taonga: Kaitiaki, Part 1 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

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In keeping with the cultural belief that water is "taonga"--a precious cultural treasure--the Maori believe they are guardians, or "kaitiaki" of the environment.  The McGuire family, members of the Pahutiki Marae in Hawks Bay, New Zealand are struggling to restore a river system for a formerly abundant species of flounder and "tuna", or eel.

Water Walk, Part 1 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 1 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Water Walk, Part 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 2 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Water Walk, Part 3 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 3 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Water Walk, Part 4 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 4 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

Water Walk, Part 5 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Water Walk, Part 5 • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.

We Are One With the Land  |  NAMEGANS OM DLUWANS AWINAGWISEX

We Are One With the Land | 'NAMEGAN'S OM DLU'WANS AWINAGWISEX

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People from the Kwakwa'kawakw's 'NAMGIS First Nation take a canoe trip through their traditional territory on Vancouver Island. They reflect on their connection to the land-- the core of their lifeblood and culture, and on their intent to negotiate a modern-day Treaty with the government of British Columbia and the government of Canada.

Where to Next? • 80:20—The Developing World

Where to Next? • 80:20—The Developing World

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Where to Next? gives a thoughtful perspective on foreign aid, pointing out that outcomes are often greater for business development in donor nations than poverty reduction in recipient countries.

Wild Rice • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

Wild Rice • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 2)

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North America's Indigenous people have always had a sacred relationship with water. This series shows their perspective on a most precious resource–a resource to be protected, not a commodity to be exploited.