Trouble in the Forest

Trouble in the Forest

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In this compelling film, David Suzuki investigates the frightening phenomenon of forest dieback caused by acid rain and proposes some solutions.

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Trouble in the Forest, Gary Toole, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Gary Toole
  • producer
    Gary Toole
    Craig Graham
  • executive producer
    Barrie Howells
    James Murray
  • associate producer
    Michael Bennett
  • script
    Holly Dressel
  • photography
    Steve Adamcryk
    David De Volpi
    Rudolf Kovanic
    Neville Ottey
    Barry Perles
    Michael Storey
  • sound
    Diane Carrière
    John Crawford
    Charles Lefèvre
    Bob Jones
    Hans Oomes
  • editing
    Gary Toole
    Michael McKennirey
  • sound editing
    Danuta Klis
  • host
    David Suzuki

  • babyjaguar

    Thanks, Treehugger, for your appreciated input. Sadly, Gary Toole, after many pioneering films in the areas of environmentalism and social activism, passed away in 1993. I was the writer on Trouble in the Forest; we tried several times over the years to do sequels, but the money couldn't be found even at the Nature of Things. Now both the NFB and the CBC (the producers and broadcasters in those days) are in such distress that they are no longer able to fulfill their mandate to sufficiently inform Canadians about the issues that concern us so much. Do your best to support and encourage what is left of these institutions, in this terrible era of privatization.

    babyjaguar, 3 Jan 2013
  • Treehugger

    @Gary Toole, Well done Sir, informative, thought provoking and saddening. While this film was produced in 1988 (24 years ago) a sequel is due (2012).

    Treehugger, 31 May 2012

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