"Wild herbs at home"
Russia, 1998, 12  minutes, Studio "Erica"

The films shows the experience Bryansk Ecological Organization "Erica" acquired while working on the project carrying the same name as the film. In our opinion, the most valuable assets, reflected in the film, are the ideas, connected not only with preserving biological variety of medicinal herbs (more than 20 species), securing health of a man in the conditions of acute ecological crisis, but also with involving  wide layers of population, schoolchildren and youth into realization of the project. 

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"On the way to the vermitechnology"
Russia, 1998, 21 minutes, studio "Erica"

We are surrounded by the mountains of waste. The film offers the audience the way of utilizing a biological waste. Farmers now don't have an opportunity to apply to the soil sufficient quantity of organic as well as mineral fertilizers; this has something to do not only with economical side of the matter, but with ecological threat of excessive mineralization of soil. The way from this situation is in applying vermitechnology.


 
 
"Fall of the leaves - is a dangerous season"
Russia, 1997, 14 minutes, studio "Erica"

What attracts attention of the professional ecological specialists - the kind of problems - very often looks to the inhabitants as a small, insignificant and sometimes non existent one. The problem of burning fall leaves belongs to that kind of problems. Despite publications in special and  popular-scientific literature and means of mass information the problem remains. It lives as a stereotype of behavior, accepted from illiterate ancestors. It's amazing, but a person on the threshold of XXI century persists in its silliness!

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"Water. Drinking water."
Russia, 1999, 10 minutes, studio "Erica"

In Russian Federation arose an extremely unhappy situation with a state of water resources, in first place with drinking water, threatening the health of population. The process of extracting and delivering quality drinking water to the population depends on the sources of water-supply, inculcation of new technologies of water delivery, the level of technical equipment of water-works.


 
 
"ROLL - repetition of the past in name of future"
Russia, 1999, 24 minutes, studio "Rainbow", Nizhniy Nowgorod

Since 1996 in Russia with the support of Agency of USA on international development the project in the field of preserving environment "ROLL - Disseminating experience and results" is being carried out. The tasks of this project are to support inculcating and disseminating effective methods and approaches to preserving environment and health of man beyond the borders of the regions, where such methods have been developed.

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"Year of Fires"
Switzerland, 1997, 8 minutes, studio WWF - TV

This film tells about the efforts undertaken by many states of Europe, Indonesia, and Latin America to prevent and minimize the repercussions of forest fires. It shows forest fires as a pollutant of environment, a stimulator of the growth of respiratory diseases - attacks of asthma and other diseases of respiratory tracks, a factor of ecological catastrophe for variety of species of wild flora and fauna.


 
 
"The story of the year - golden tamarin"
Holland, 1997, 8 minutes, studio WWF-TV

The video film is devoted to a worldwide initiative WWF ( within the framework of realization of the project on studying "History of life of wild nature") - the restoration of a population of rare monkeys - golden lien tamarins. The striking peculiarity of this film - is the discussion with audience of the complex of problems aimed at nature preserving and nature restoring activities. The restoration of a population of tamarins depends on the restoration of the sphere of their habitat.

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"Who is the king of taiga?"
Russia, 1998, 17 minutes, studio "Call of taiga" and WWF

The sustaining of inner harmony in biological variety of nature communities  is the main condition of  the stability of those. In ecological enlightenment work the films, propagating system intercommunications, interdependency of organisms, and co-ordination of components in biological systems, take a special place. An important feature of a film is its simplicity in combination with a high level of  a scientific character.


 
 
"Whales - death from pollution"
Holland, 1997, 5 minutes, studio WWF-TV

The number of whales frown out on the coasts is growing in threatening numbers. The nature populations of those suffer more from pollution of environment than from hunting activities: on the genetic level the reproductive and immune system of the whales is impaired, milk glands reproduce small amount of milk not sufficient for feeding whale calves, 1/3 to one half of the whales are cancer stricken.

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"Antinuclear public opinion of Don"
Russia, 1999, 12 minutes, studio "Erica"

Nuclear energetics - the object of our national pride and instilling patriotism in several generations of youth. However, Chernobyl tragedy made us look in a new light at the problems of deficit of electric energy and appraise them first of all from the position of a safety of an environment.  The film shows the activity of a number of non governmental  organizations aimed at shaping public opinion in defense of the right of people to have a safe environment. 


 
 
"Atomic Electric Power Station - silent death"
Russia, 1999, 17 minutes, studio "Erica"

447 Atomic energy reactors (potential Chernobyl) are working in the world. The Ministry of Atomic Energy insists on realization of many long-term projects to build new objects of atomic energy as well as reopen the old ones. The importance of the film is that it teaches to look at the situation in a complex way no matter what side the audience finds itself on. It provides the audience with necessary information - only an informed person can make a choice, he can be proud of ( not to feel sorry later on).

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"Catalysts of ecological initiatives"
Russia, 1999, 15 minutes, studio "Erica"

Disappearance of biological variety, changing of climate, worsening of health and subversion of a genetic fund of the population of the Earth - are those signs, which could be tracked to see the regression of  ecological situation. The film "Catalysts of ecological initiatives" shows all these problems in one focus. The conclusion is made that financing of projects and ecological enlightenment work with wide masses of public are Alpha and Omega of a revival of a clean environment.


 
 
"ROLL - ecological partnership in action"
Russia, 1998, 20 minutes, studio "Erica"

The film "ROLL - ecological partnership in action" tells about the projects aimed at informing the population about the special activity of funds, which finance projects on the territory of Russia, aimed at nature preserving activity. The film describes the positive experience achieved by the recipients of grants in the field of ecological enlightenment work as well as in ecological practice.

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"Bryansk forest"
Russia, 1999, 60 minutes, GTRK "Bryansk"

Reservations and guarded territories are secure and sometimes the last shelters for many animals and plants. The reservation "Bryansk forest" is very young, it has hardly more than 10 years of existence, however,  it contributes already now tremendously to preserving and restoring the biological variety of forest species and biological habitats. Preserving it in its pristine state, the scientists and the organizers of the preservation matter from the reservation "Bryansk forest" assist in great deal to preserving the folks culture.


 
 

"The last show on the planet of Earth"
England, 4 films, each duration of 25 minutes , production Survival and TVE

The name of the video selection "The last show on the planet Earth" reflects in great deal its content. Our behavior is really insane. We are , giving credit to our actions, predatorily taking down tropical woods, are excessive in hunting and shooting, are engaged in poach activities, trading wild animals. The litmus test of all these films is that the quest for enrichment, gain of super profit is the real motive power behind acts and behavior of people.

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"Dzerzhinsk - is the city over the abyss"
Russia, 1995, 24 minutes, TV Radio Company "Nizhniy Novgorod"

The idea of describing the cause and effect relationship of ecological catastrophes is a very pronounced one in modern education from the point of view of methodological science and didactics. The selection of these video materials reflects the interconnection of the processes, taking place in environment, with the processes of life activity of the humane society. At the same time, during the whole process of viewing  the audience can't help but feel the fragility of the balance between the forces of nature and anthropoid influence on the environment..


 
 

"What is a hotbed effect"
England, 14 minutes, production TERRA-FERMA and TVE

The film is devoted to a nature phenomenon of a hotbed effect. Refuting the conventional wisdom, this phenomenon is natural, not created by a man. The anthropoid influence only changes the concentration of hotbed gases, destroying many centuries lasting balance. That in turn  destroys the nature balance of energy. Thus, the anthropoid caused rise of concentration of carbon monoxide makes  the hotbed effect rise at present at 55%. 

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"The reverse side of the red belt. Chernobyl - secret zone"
Great Britain, 8 minutes, production TVE

The tragedy of Chernobyl continues to engulf new victims, new territories, live and dead! The abundance of negative information on the theme of Chernobyl, in our opinion, exceeds the threshold of permissible information reagent activity: people find themselves in great deal of subdued mood and perplexity, have the feeling of  irreparable injury. The video topics on Chernobyl theme, where the social issues on the polluted territory are raised, gain the significant importance in such a situation.

 

"Poisoning of the Pole"
England, 1992, 2 films, each 24 minutes duration, production WILD CAT and WWF.

The films are devoted to the problems of pollution and predatory use of resources of the Arctic, which preserved till lately its pristine beauty. Now the situation has sharply changed: the Arctic became the place to dump the waste from the developed countries. Pesticides and poisons, concentration of which is 3 trillion times more that that in the sea water, can be found in the bodies of white bears. The women's breast milk is contaminated, the number of cancer, skin, immune diseases, hepatitis grows upward.

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"Halcyons - (Descendants of an evening star)"
Russia, 1996, 10 minutes, studio "Voice of nature", Braynsk

The ancient Greeks believed the halcyons were descendants of goddess Al-zion and her husband Keik. They loved each other, and when Keik did not come back from sailing, Al-zion could not tolerate the grief and plunged from the rock into the sea. The gods sympathized with lovers and turned them into halcyons. Halcyons have bright dressy feathery, they are real beauties of the bird world. At the same time they are very cautious and can be inconspicuous.


 
 
 

"Artist Nitza Hadzhi Georgiy"
England, Cyprus, 9 minutes, TV-Radio company of Cyprus and TVE

The tape shows interrelations of a man with nature, object - space medium by characterizing the concepts "Man - nature - space - medium. The connection of times: past, present, future, cosmic. The interrelations of a man with nature, object-space medium. The film contributes to understanding the dependence: nature - space - medium; nature - man - medium. 

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"Cooperation on preserving  forests"
Switzerland, 1998, 8 minutes, studio WWF-TV

The film "Cooperation on preserving forests" is devoted to interaction of states on preserving forests. As a result of such cooperation Brazil, which has the largest tracks of tropical forests in the world, wants to create now 3 forest conserved areas of 1 million hectare square, and to 2005 - 50 million hectare forest.


 
 
"Conserved forest"
Russia, 21 minutes, studio "Friends of Bryansk forest"

In 1987 the conservation "Bryansk forest" was founded in the areas between the rivers Desna, Nerussa and Navla by the decision of the Government of Russia. This conservation is situated in the south of Bryansk region within the boundaries of Trubchevsk and Suzemsk regions. The pristine nature of this region is unique. Taiga and broad-leaved forests interweave in a remarkable way with forest-steppe. More than 50 kinds of mammals, more than 200 species of birds, 18 from them  are endangered species, habitat the conservation.

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"Forest meetings"
Russia, 1998, 2 films, each 3 minutes duration, studio "Friends of Bryansk forest"

The serial of films "Forest meetings" tells about different animals,  which you can encounter on a green path, meadow or at water. Two films of this serial are included in a videothek. The first film tells us about a golden pine-finch, the second one is devoted to birds population at a watering-place.


 
 
"Islands of life"
Russia, 1999, 18 minutes, studio "Friends of Bryansk forest"

From time unremarkable a man has been a part of nature. Forests, meadows, rivers, and ponds gave him food and housing, protected him from enemies and cold. But with the development of  civilization a man fenced himself off nature, opposed himself to all living, turned from a caring owner and a friend into a worse enemy. Fortunately, even in a modern noisy and dusty world  the corners of a wild untouched nature - islands of life - remained on the Earth.

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"Ecological video tapes"
Foreign companies, 24 minutes

The selection of 12 video tapes, each 1-2 minutes duration, offers the audience to think about the problems of a surrounding world and about how each of us can participate in saving environment and life on the planet of Earth. These video tapes are intended to impact emotionally the audience.


 
 
"Murmur of forest"
Czechoslovakia, 9 minutes, Panonia - film

The main idea of this tape - is an estrangement of a man from a nature as a result of destroying the latter in the process of activity of people. From time on, our Earth was a planet of water. When the plants got on land and conquered it, the Earth became the planet of water and forests. It is impossible to enumerate everything what forest gives to us.  The woods support the deepness of rivers, and an optimal level of soil waters, define the micro climate of a region, maintain the balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. 

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"Farewell, the island"
Czechoslovakia, 1986, 12 minutes, Panonia film 

To support our life we need constantly an electrical energy. There are many ways today of getting necessary energy : thermal, nuclear, wind, tide, and geothermal power stations. For a long time the conventional wisdom was that such ways of getting an electric energy are ecologically friendly: there are no harmful rejects into water, in the atmosphere, no dangerous radiation. Only later it became obvious that the damage from hydro-electric power stations  may be more than the benefit they provide.


 
 
"Smog"
Czechoslovakia, 1987, 3 minutes, Panonia film

How ordinary became this word! How very often do we use this word in our speech, not giving a thought to the fact that hundreds and thousands of perished and sick people stand behind it. For already several decades we call by this word the mix of dust, poisoning smoke and mist, which forms as a result of polluting air over the big industrial cities. The given animation tape is devoted to the problem of city smog.

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"How Ester got to a table"
Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, 1986, 10 minutes, Panonia film

This film is about the interaction of a man with the surrounding world, about the life of people, it touches on the problems, which arise among people - the problems of communication with nature, one another,  the problems of mutual understanding and mutual salvation. It will get you into the world of a child who all of a sudden finds himself in a vast grown-up world much of which is not understandable to whom, where many aspects are not like those a child desires them to be, where  problems exist, which demand a decision.

 

ŽSOS¨
Czechoslovakia, 9 minutes, Panonia-film

A problem of degradation of environment concerns the modern world more and more. The data that many researchers - environmentalists cite make us seriously think about the strategy of further relations of a man with nature. Water - a cradle of life, gradually becomes its grave: all alive perish from poisonous industrial drainage. Waters of world ocean are polluted  with oil and oil products. Seas turn into a dump of industrial waste.

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"Good Morning, Madam Mauna"
Austria, 2 minutes, Vienna Academy of Arts

This tape continues the theme of a film "How Ester got on the table": world, its problems, and a man. You wake up in the morning, take a shower, have breakfast, and get out. What will you see around you? Smoking plants? Rivers, poisoned by sewer waste ? Animals, perishing on our fault? Military men, shooting your neighbors?  Do you want that? Think how you can do it in a different way!


 
 
"A song of whale"
England, 1990, 4 minutes, Chapter-film

This short tape is devoted to one of the most tragic pages in history of conquering ocean by a man. A dramatic history of exterminating  sea giants - whales unfolds on the background of a triamphantly wistful and touching song. Since ancient times whales attracted hunters by their size ("a lot of meat,  a lot of fat"), as well as by their accessibility in hunting ("ocean if big, whales are in abundance").

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"Abyss"
Germany, 1987, 5 minutes, Den Drak  -  film

A film is devoted to a problem of interrelations among people from different worlds: on the one hand, satisfied and rich, on the other hand, poor and hungry. Till now on the Earth there are people, perishing from hunger, and there are people, for whom a dog is closer and dearer than another person is, let it even be one of another race.


 
 
"White hole"
Germany, 9 minutes, producer Urgen Haaks

This tape is interesting  because of its philosophical meaning: all we do in nature, even if we think that we do it for the good, will turn in the end against us, and the results can be horrible. Where is a guarantee that our today's the most harmless actions will not become a tragedy for our children? Nature is full of mysteries. Not all of them are unraveled and many ones will never be unraveled.

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"Ecological education in nature"
Russia, 1999, 47 minutes, Resource-informational center of ecological education, Wladivostok

This films narrates about a trip made by personnel of resource-informational center of ecological education of Wladivostok to nature centers in US. Programs, planning education in direct connection with nature, occupy a priority place in modern ecological education. For modern children, grown in city conditions, direct communication with wild nature is a some sort of a doping.


 
 
"Flickering - clusters"
Russia, 1999, 10 minutes, Resource-informational center of ecological education, Wladivostok

It shows us beauty of water, beauty of its manifestations on the Earth. Tiny drops of water take shape on the screen of fantastically beautiful landscape. Invisible to a mere eye creatures scurry in a drop of water under a vigilant eye of microscope. Crystal streams. Mighty breathing of ocean. White veil of fog, pink wings of clouds... How inimitable in its beauty world of water on the Earth is!

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"Water. Ways of improving quality of tap water"
Russia, 2000, 10 minutes, studio "Erica", Bryansk

Water is a basis of life on the Earth. Neither plants, nor animals, nor man will  be able to live without it. Water is in any living creature.  Different parts of plants contain from 40% to 90%  water, organism of fish contains  75% water, jellyfish - 99%. A body of a man consists  60% of  water. For water to give us a healthy life, it must be clean, it must conform to certain standard of quality of tap water.


 
 
"Dreams"
Russia, 1999, 10 minutes, Resource-informational center of ecological education, Wladivostok

What can one dream of? Reed, singing in the wind... Golden birch leaf, running like a light raft in a seething stream... Whirling of snow flakes, dancing in a night sky... Fairy-tale of winter forest: airy feather-beds of snow-white snow-drifts, snow caps on crowns of firs... Unnoticeable arrival of spring... How good is this world - clean, calm, giving joyful sensation of blending with nature.

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"Red Sormovo, January,  1970"
Russia, 1996, 24 minutes, TV-Radio company Nizhniy Novgorod

Only in 1995 and only partially the documents in regard to radiation catastrophe at plant "Red Sormovo", which took place in January 18, 1970, were unclassified. During hydraulic tests of the first contour the failure of technological mantle took place at submarine and as a result of that, steam and water mix was frown out in the air. Today out of 5 people who conducted the tests only one remains alive.


 
 
 
 
"Ecological settlements"
Russia, 2000, 12 minutes, studio "Erica"

Since ancient times a man has always been a part of nature. But with development of civilization a man gradually began to lose those blood connections, which connected him with nature. A given film narrates about people who decided again to restore connection with nature. Interviews of specialists on a given theme are shown.

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"Assessment and management of ecological risk"
Russia, 2000, 10 minutes, studio "Erica"

In everyday life we run into dangers of various kind. Catastrophes, which consequently carry threat to a man as well as to environment, constantly emerge in a world. Does a possibility exist to forecast and assess an arising risk? Opinions and interviews of specialists, cited in a film, show that the methods and instruments exist.


 
 
"What shall we do with hard domestic waste?"
Russia, 2000, 10 minutes, studio "Erica"

We are surrounded by mountains of domestic waste. The issue of utilization of that becomes more and more urgent. The existing today methods of processing waste are far from perfect.  A film shows different approaches and ways of solving this problem, which permits of no delay.

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"Education as a condition to solving ecological problems" 
Russia, 2000, 10 minutes, studio "Erica"

The level of ecological education of a population is utmost low. Because of low ecological education and enlightenment a population does not comprehend, in a whole, an approaching ecological catastrophe , and indifferent to protecting environment.  In this connection ecological education and enlightenment of a population gains exceptional significance.  Many renowned Russian scientists participate in a film. 


 
 
"Dioxin threat"
Russia, 2000, 10 minutes, studio "Erica"

In Russia, as well as in the whole world dioxins are the results of work of plants of such industries as metallurgical, chemical, pulp and paper, and also military industry. On average, 2,5 kilogram of dioxins get into air yearly. A renowned Russian scientist Leo Fedorow presents a thorough explanation on this problem.

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"Lead pollution and health of population"
Russia, 2000, 10 minutes, studio "Erica"

At present the main source of pollution of environment with substances containing lead is use of ethyl containing gasoline. Therefore, the largest concentration of lead can be found in the air of atmosphere, green mass,  plants and fruits alongside large highways. Scientists, participating in this film, offer steps to be undertaken to change an established situation.


 
 
"What do we understand under sustainable development"
Russia, 2000, 10 minutes, studio "Erica"

Ability of environment, being exposed to influence of outer factors, to preserve its structure and functional peculiarities, has in the last decades gone down significantly. The conference of UNO, held in June 1992, on the problem of environment and development set a task to develop a strategy of sustainable, ecologically friendly economical development  of civilization. Renowned Russian scientists express their opinions in regard to this conception in applying it toward Russia.

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"How Petrowich saved Peters-burg"
Russia, 2001, 13 minutes, studio "Erica"

A tape with elements of a play film in a popular form state a problem of mould,  bred in large quantity on  walls of houses of inhabitants of Petersburg. An interview with C. A. Starzew , a specialist in this field, narrates about how ought to be fought and how ought not with this disaster.