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Interested in hosting an environmental speaker at your next event, seminar, or course?  Check out a few of our ideas below.  Have someone you think should be added to this list?  Email us your suggestion!

TitleLength (Minutes)Synopsis
\"Earth of Edge\"116In 1999, an international group of more than 70 scientists analyzed the condition of the five ecosystems on which all life most heavily depends (freshwater, agriculture, forests, grasslands, and coastal ecosystems). Their findings are the scientific basis for this film, which also presents the stories of ordinary people working to restore the health and well-being of the ecosystems life depends on. More information.
\"Journey to Planet Earth\"--The programs in the \"Journey to Planet Earth\" series explore the relationship between people and the world they inhabit. A common thread runs throughout all the programs: the necessity to achieve a balance between the needs of people and the needs of the environment. Loss of farmland to urban development, the pollution of the rivers, and inadequate housing and water resources for those living in the world’s largest cities are just some of the topics covered in this series. More information.
\"Natural Connections\"46This film features interviews with scientists, photographs or nature, and original music to highlight the importance of maintaining biodiversity, if humans want to survive and thrive on our home planet. Natural Connections discusses the concepts of biodiversity, and takes a close-up look at salmon, rainforests, and marine ecosystems as examples. Among those interviewed are Harvard’s Edward O. Wilson, known as the “father of biodiversity”; Dr. Robert Paine, who coined the phrase “keystone species”; and forester Dr. Jerry Franklin. More information.