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Battle for the Trees

Battle for the Trees

| 57 min

This documentary examines the battle strategies of citizens, scientists, loggers, environmentalists and First Nations people who are fighting over the liquidation of public forests and, with it, a way of life.

This film contains scenes of violence. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • director
    John Edginton
  • producer
    John Edginton
    Gillian Darling
    Jack Silberman
    George Johnson
  • cinematography
    David Barker
  • sound
    Chris Aikenhead
  • editing
    Ray Frawley
    Sara Bhaskaran
  • re-recording
    Peter Smith
  • narrator
    Jim Hault


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Ages 11 to 17

Geography - Environmental Issues
Geography - Natural Resources
Social Studies - Environmental Challenges

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