All Episodes

Prudhoe Bay or Bust!

Alaskan oil pipeline and its probable effects on the life of the frozen tundra

The Water is so Clear that a Blind Man Could See

Taos Indians and the way in which sound ecology is bound up in their religion.

The Chain of Life

Is the public outcry against environmental abuses bringing any results?

Santa Barbara: Everybody's Mistake

Off-shore oil leak near Santa Barbara

Will the Gater Glades Survive?

The Florida Everglades are threatened with destruction

Slow Death of the Desert Water

man's interference of nature at Anaho Island in Pyramid Lake, Nevada

The Prairie Killers

Ranchers continue their systematic destruction of wildlife to protect livestock.

Of Broccoli and Pelicans and Celery and Seals

Pesticides creep into nature's food chains.

About Our Vanishing Wilderness

40 years ago, a small crew of filmmakers set out to document some of the more pressing issues involving wildlife in America. The eight half-hour films, shot around the country, ended up becoming the first environmental TV series in the US.

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