Reviews

Bear 71 film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
An award-winning 20-minute, interactive NFB documentary about a grizzly bear in Banff National Park.
Waking the Green Tiger film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Canadian director Gary Marcuse chronicles the push to stop a massive hydroelectric dam and the ensuing rise of China’s environmental movement.
78 Days film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
One season of tree planting in Alberta.
We Were an Island book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Telling the story of Art and Nan Kellam, who made a home for themselves on an uninhabited island off the coast of Maine in 1949, We Were an Island is a quintessential back-to-the-land story from the not-so-distant past.
Ethical Water book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
What will we do when the water runs out? More importantly, how do we develop an ethical relationship with water, nature and ourselves?
We Are Not Ghosts film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
This earnest documentary weaves together stories of Detroiters who are rebuilding a vibrant community from scratch.
Trashed film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
The world is filled with unprecedented amounts of trash, and we have the garbage mountains and ocean gyres to prove it.
Blue-Green Province book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Mark Winfield provides an important guide to the history and development of the province’s environmental regulations.
The End of Growth book review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
Our current global economy is almost entirely dependent on coal, oil and gas, and the price of retrieving these resources is becoming prohibitively expensive in a hurry.
Chasing Ice film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca
This quietly jarring documentary about National Geographic photographer James Balog’s work explores the challenge of bringing climate change into focus.

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