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Community Conversation Series: Discussion with Filmmaker Kalyanee Mam
Film Native master carver Joe Martin
The Canoe Maker

Master carver Joe Martin, one of the few traditional craftsmen left, makes dugout canoes used by his people, the Pacific Northwest Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations.

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Film Lost World
Lost World

This short film documents the impact of sand dredging on Cambodia's mangrove forests and the lives of the people who depend on them for survival.

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Photo Essay
The Aral Sea

These photographs document the resurgence of fish in the once nearly barren Aral Sea. 

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
At-Risk Communities
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Communities on the Threshold of Change
Film
Santa Cruz del Islote

Meet two fisherman living on a three-acre island off the coast of Colombia struggling with scarce resources.

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Film Rising waters flood a house in Isle de Jean Charles
Isle de Jean Charles

Meet two residents of a tiny island vanishing in the rising waters of the Louisiana Bayou.

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
A Vanishing Island
Photo Essay
Kiribati is Gone

Learn the story of Kiribati, where rising seas are forcing this entire island nation to relocate.

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Film Man standing next to sled dogs and ice
Return of the Sun

A portrait of a modern Inuit family living in the fearsome North Greenland landscape.

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Film Ocean waves
The Ocean Inside

A meditation on surfing and the ocean, filmed off the coast of West Marin, California.

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Film Yukon fisherman in boat
Yukon Kings

Yup'ik fisherman Ray Waska, who lives on the Alaskan Yukon Delta, teaches his grandchildren how to fish during the summer salmon run.

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