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(63 mins, United States)
Shot across Europe and the United States, this film traces the history of civilization's quest to procure abundant water and energy -- from ancient Roman aqueducts in the south of France and Israel, to modern America’s vast hydroelectric infrastructure.
Carnegie Institution for Science 7:00 pm, March 24
(91 mins, United States)
Tigers are the subject of myths and folktales, poetry and art. Half a century ago, in the jungles of India, a young forest officer rallied the world to save tigers from extinction. Today, the creed is carried on in far east Russia by the guardians of the last Siberian tigers, who risk everything to save the species.
(5 mins, United States)
To estimate the distribution of elusive carnivores, researchers rely on finding snow tracks, which often leads to a lot of work without conclusive results. Join two scientists as they repurpose an old technique in a way that may revolutionize how we study threatened species and manage our landscapes.
(56 mins, United States)
With death threats, court battles, and an iconic endangered species in middle, this film takes an up-close look at the most heated and controversial wildlife conservation debate of our time. Explore whether coexistence is really possible by hearing from the people directly involved.
(30 mins, United States)
Over the past fifty years, there has been major progress in significantly reducing air pollution across the nation thanks to the Clean Air Act. However, asthma continues to be the number one health issue for children and nearly half of all Americans across the country today are still impacted by unhealthy levels of air pollution.
(5 mins, United States)
When he was young, Tuy Sereivathana (Vathana) dreamed of working in the forest. Today, his dream is realized in Cambodia's Prey Lang Forest, where Vathana conserves Asian elephants in collaboration with government partners and the Indigenous Kuy community.
(16 mins, United States)
This film weaves together the unheard individual narratives of grassroots organizers in Uniontown, Alabama, as they fight to take the town back from the hands of industrial polluters and complacent politicians in the midst of a high-stakes local election.
(31 mins, United States)
Subsistence Mayan farmers in the highlands of Guatemala are struggling to hold onto their lives and futures at the hands of a five-year drought that has caused their wells, springs, and pipes to run dry. The faraway rivers are polluted, and finding potable water is an everyday challenge.