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And then there were none...

Narrated in English, this 21 minute film documents the rampant killing of the ambassador of the wetland – the otter. The film, one of the winners at the Vatavaran Film Festival 2003, deals with the significance of the smaller, but important, species such as the otter, that are being systematically wiped out.

Black Panthers in Periyar

What struck me most about the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala, when I visited it with my family early this year, was the wealth of flora and fauna flourishing there. The Eco-development Project started a few years ago has been a boon to the reserve and to the people traditionally dependent on the forest for livelihood.

Troubled Waters

...narrates the tale of this picturesque archipelago of the Lakshadweep islands off the mainaland of India, located 400 kms off the western coast of Kerela. The film throws light on the formation of these beautiful and fragile coral islands and traces the growth and diversity of the reef and the factors that contribute to its health and well being.

Only an Axe away

Kalpana Sadashivan, narrates the story of a unique campaign to save the valley from destructive hands of development. The mention of Silent Valley still conjures up visions of a global campaign in the late 1970s to save a pristine Western Ghats forest, home to rare and endangered species. Today, the project is being revived under the Pathrakadavu Hydroelectric Project on…

Shekru...Journey of conservation stories

The shores of Tarkarli, Sindhudurga district are enticing…sea birds taking flight, dolphins flitting amongst waves, olive ridley hatchlings peeping out from the nest on shores of North Konkan mingled with gaaj… the call of the ocean.

March of the Penguins

In the Arctic, every March since the beginning of time, Emperor Penguins begin their search for a perfect mate and to start a family. This courtship begins with a long journey - a journey that will take them hundreds of miles across the continent by foot in a single file, in freezing cold temperatures, brittle, icy winds, through deep treacherous waters.

The Right to Survive - Turtle Conservation and Fisheries Livelihoods

This 50-minute documentary on turtle conservation in Orissa presents an accurate, factual, yet moving analysis of a complex issue. Orissa’s arribadas are by now famous, as is the fact that over 10,000 turtles are killed here every year by illegal fishing.

An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth: is a 96-minute documentary based on the dangers of climate change, the implications of which are being felt worldwide and how that one very factor has jeopardised the very possibility of humans’ survival on the planet.

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