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Rachel Carson: scientist, sentimentalist, icon

Looking back at a small woman with a powerful voice that changed the world.

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Digital Archives - Grey Owl: Saskatchewan trapper, conservationist, author, fraudDec 11, 1972 | 10:27Digital Archives Grey Owl: Saskatchewan trapper, conservationist, author, fraud Video
Digital Archives Grey Owl: Saskatchewan trapper, conservationist, author, fraud Dec 11, 1972 | 10:27He captivated the world with his impassioned speeches about conservation. But very few knew the true Grey Owl: Englishman Archie Belaney.
Digital Archives - Scientists explore cleaner oilsands extraction methodsFeb 17, 1975 | 4:48Digital Archives Scientists explore cleaner oilsands extraction methods Video
Digital Archives Scientists explore cleaner oilsands extraction methods Feb 17, 1975 | 4:48In 1975, researchers at the University of Calgary attempt to develop a way to burn the oil out of the ground.
Digital Archives - Greenpeace takes on hunters in Spatsizi ParkNov 17, 1981 | 18:24Digital Archives Greenpeace takes on hunters in Spatsizi Park Video
Digital Archives Greenpeace takes on hunters in Spatsizi Park Nov 17, 1981 | 18:24Debate over the treatment of animals in northern British Columbia's Spatsizi Park.
Digital Archives - Save the whalesMar 16, 1976 | 5:36Digital Archives Save the whales Video
Digital Archives Save the whales Mar 16, 1976 | 5:36Greenpeace plays David to a Russian whaling fleet's Goliath as it tries to stop the whale hunt.
Digital Archives - Earth Day comes to CanadaApr 22, 1970 | 5:09Digital Archives Earth Day comes to Canada Audio
Digital Archives Earth Day comes to Canada Apr 22, 1970 | 5:09An ecologist urges Canadians to participate in a growing phenomenon.
Digital Archives - Elizabeth May: no spray, no wayFeb 21, 1978 | 13:21Digital Archives Elizabeth May: no spray, no way Video
Digital Archives Elizabeth May: no spray, no way Feb 21, 1978 | 13:21At 23 years old, the future Green Party leader campaigns against pesticide use on Nova Scotia's forests. Film excerpts from Kingsley Brown and Nova Scotia Forest Industries.
Digital Archives - Endangered species: Skinks are sexy tooJun 23, 1989 | 6:32Digital Archives Endangered species: Skinks are sexy too Video
Digital Archives Endangered species: Skinks are sexy too Jun 23, 1989 | 6:32Skinks, salamanders and slugs are low on the list of species with sex appeal, but need to be protected just the same.
Digital Archives - Rachel Carson: scientist, sentimentalist, iconJan 14, 2007 | 29:24Digital Archives Rachel Carson: scientist, sentimentalist, icon Audio
Digital Archives Rachel Carson: scientist, sentimentalist, icon Jan 14, 2007 | 29:24Looking back at a small woman with a powerful voice that changed the world.
Digital Archives - The white waters of NahanniSep 2, 1996 | 28:38Digital Archives The white waters of Nahanni Video
Digital Archives The white waters of Nahanni Sep 2, 1996 | 28:38A group of teens from Fort Simpson, N.W.T., go on a whitewater rafting expedition in Nahanni National Park in 1996.
Digital Archives - CBC Television reports aboard Greenpeace IIOct 31, 1971 | 1:57Digital Archives CBC Television reports aboard Greenpeace II Video
Digital Archives CBC Television reports aboard Greenpeace II Oct 31, 1971 | 1:57Doug Collins reports from Greenpeace II
Digital Archives - A Canadian doctor leaves her practice to join GreenpeaceJan 11, 1990 | 4:12Digital Archives A Canadian doctor leaves her practice to join Greenpeace Audio
Digital Archives A Canadian doctor leaves her practice to join Greenpeace Jan 11, 1990 | 4:12A Canadian doctor leaves her medical practice in Victoria to join the crew of the Rainbow Warrior on its way to the South Pacific
Digital Archives - Tourism cosies up with environmentalism in Elaho ValleySep 23, 1999 | 6:35Digital Archives Tourism cosies up with environmentalism in Elaho Valley Video
Digital Archives Tourism cosies up with environmentalism in Elaho Valley Sep 23, 1999 | 6:35The Whistler Resort Association and a group of environmentalists are fighting to preserve the forest in the Elaho Valley.
Digital Archives - Wiebo Ludwig: protester or criminal?Jun 21, 1999 | 5:51Digital Archives Wiebo Ludwig: protester or criminal? Video
Digital Archives Wiebo Ludwig: protester or criminal? Jun 21, 1999 | 5:51After a joyriding teenager is shot to death on his farm in 1999, oil company opponent Wiebo Ludwig denies any knowledge of how it happened.
Digital Archives - Distinguished Canadian: A. D. PickettJul 17, 1972 | 26:44Digital Archives Distinguished Canadian: A. D. Pickett Video
Digital Archives Distinguished Canadian: A. D. Pickett Jul 17, 1972 | 26:44A.D. Pickett talks about his life as an entomologist and the current state of the environment in this 1972 interview.
Digital Archives - Bob Hunter rememberedFeb 2, 1971 | 4:23Digital Archives Bob Hunter remembered Video
Digital Archives Bob Hunter remembered Feb 2, 1971 | 4:23Outspoken eco-crusader challenged Canadians to defend the environment.

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