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Friday, July 20, 2012

Food crisis on the horizon

Agricultural commodity prices are reaching record highs, due largely to the worst US drought in more than 50 years,  The Financial Times reports.

Drought and natural disaster are not the only causes of the food shortages and rising prices of recent years. Our 2008 film SEEDS OF HUNGER examines some of the others, focusing on the international politics of food security.

Monday, July 02, 2012

Another look at the Alberta tar sands

As part of their special report on the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline, The Washington Post takes an in-depth look at the environmental and political issues surrounding the extraction of oil from the Alberta tar sands.

Our release PETROPOLIS: AERIAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE ALBERTA TAR SANDS provides a spectacular and chilling vantage on the region that is home to the world's largest energy project. 

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