The documentary shows the young kayakers descending the waters of this river and interacting with the inhabitants of the basin, who share their vision of the importance of water for the Mapuche culture. In this way, the group of explorers finds a common cause with the local communities: to protect the sacred river.
The forestry industry has invaded the Nahuelbuta mountain range. A group of kayakers, including our collaborators Jens Benohr and Paulo Urrutia, decide to descend one of its most emblematic rivers to document the impact of monoculture plantations and discover the stories of those who inhabit and defend this ancient land.
A powerful odyssey through America, in which the change in attitude about large dams is explored, from marveling at their engineering to understanding that the future future is linked to the health of our rivers.
"Turn off and let's go" is a documentary directed by the Spanish Manuel Mayol Riera in 2004, which addresses the Pehuenche conflict with the Spanish multinational Endesa, which in 1997 began the construction of the Ralco Hydroelectric Plant in Alto Bío Bío. The works not only forced the eviction of the Pehuenche families who lived there, together with their transfer to land located more than 2,000 meters high and without electricity for a long time. In addition, they meant the flooding of 14 sacred cemeteries of this ancient town.
Source: The Counter.
Artifishial questions the production of salmon in captivity in the Northern Hemisphere because of the consequences that these fish can have on native populations by threatening genetic variability and the eventual spread of diseases. Various testimonies from researchers and members of the communities surrounding the practices of production and release of fish stand out.
Blue Heart documents resilient communities in the Balkans and European NGOs battling an avalanche of more than 3,000 proposed or under construction dams on Europe's last wild rivers. If fierce local opposition fails, it could lead to irreversible devastation for Europe's largest undammed river, the Vjosa, the endangered Balkan lynx, and drinking water for local communities.
Planting Poverty, the forestry business in Chile ”is a documentary produced by the newspaper Summary, which was released in 2014 with the purpose of precisely“ looking deeper ”, questioning and helping us understand this paradox. In this way, he is in charge of taking a tour of the various problems that affect local communities and the environment from each of the parts of the lucrative gear that makes up the forestry industry in Chile: from monoculture plantations to plants. of cellulose (and its subsequent export).