Breath of Life - Our Future, Our Planet

Breath of Life - Our Future, Our Planet
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Carol

How disappointing! I lasted a quarter of the way through this film, listening to 20-30 male 'experts' with not a single female interviewed. I invite others to count. I wonder if any females were consulted at all? Sadly for a film that is promoted as hopeful, I found it deeply depressing that ...Read more

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David

To survive, humanity must overcome our compulsions to ignore dire predictions about the future. Instead, we must learn to act with long-term objectives in mind. This film shows why this will be challenging and what we can learn from the native Hawaiians about the way forward. Highly ...Read more

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