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Symphony of the soil

Author: Deborah Koons GarciaIgnacio H ChapelaOliver A ChadwickMichael W HansenHans Rudolf HerrenAll authors
Publisher: [Mill Valley, CA] : Lily Films, [2012]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource. The film also examines our human relationship with soil, the use and misuse of soil in agriculture, deforestation and development, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Koons Garcia; Ignacio H Chapela; Oliver A Chadwick; Michael W Hansen; Hans Rudolf Herren; Daniel Hillel; Elaine Ingham; Frederick L Kirschenmann; David R Montgomery; David Pimentel; John P Reganold; Kate M Scow; Vandana Shiva; Peter Morrison Vitousek; Vivien Hillgrove; John Chater, (Cinematographer); Nancy Schiesari; Todd Boekelheide; Lily Films,
ISBN: 0985859652 9780985859657
OCLC Number: 820353304
Language Note: In English; English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish subtitles.
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Dates may vary; some copies: ©2014.
Originally released as a documentary film in 2012.
Credits: Edited by Vivien Hillgrove ; cinematography by John Chater ; U.K. cinematography by Nancy Schiesari ; music composed by Todd Boekelheide.
Performer(s): Narration, Ignacio Chapela ; Featuring: John Aeschliman, Jack Algiere, Dan Barber, Bob Cannard, Oliver Chadwick, Ignacio Chapela, Jaspal Singh Chattha, Julia Cooper, Laurie Drinklater, Kimberly Y. Epps, Anne Evans, Jerry Glover, Michael Hansen, Paul Hepperly, Hans R. Herren, Daniel Hillel, Patrick Holden, Rob Hopkins, Elaine Ingham, Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser, Fred Kirschenmann, Vijay Jardhari, Tim LaSalle, Penny Livingston-Stark, Kevin, Lunny, Harry MacCormack, Klaas Martens and Mary Howell Martens, David R. Montgomery, David Pimental, Warren Porter, Will Raap, Judith Redmond, John Reganold, Kate Scow, Peter Segger, Bob Shaffer, Vandana Shiva, Peter Vitousek, Warren Weber, John Williams.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-NTSC, Region free; widescreen (16:9) presentation; 2.0 stereo, 5.1 surround sound.
Responsibility: Lily Films presents ; directed, produced and written by Deborah Koons Garcia.

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"Symphony of the Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance soil. By understanding the elaborate relationships and mutuality between soil, water, the atmosphere, plants and animals, we come to appreciate the complex and dynamic nature of this precious resource. The film also examines our human relationship with soil, the use and misuse of soil in agriculture, deforestation and development, and the latest scientific research on soil's key role in ameliorating the most challenging environmental issues of our time. Filmed on four continents, featuring esteemed scientists and working farmers and ranchers."--Website.

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