Russian River Historical Society Photos
Lots of great old pictures of the River!
The Russian River: All Rivers
Rivers are among Earth’s most enduring features.
Even when threatened or in decline they,
and the habitat they nourish,
can appear deceptively beautiful.
The Russian River and its watershed have always provided.
Those with access to this gift have always taken what they’ve wanted.
The story of the Russian River is, in many ways, the story of all rivers.
A Return to Dry Farming
A look at the history and techniques of dry farming vineyards in Sonoma County, California. Interviews with local vintners and environmentalists explain how dry farming can be one solution to the current water shortages we face. Produced by Russian Riverkeeper, filmed and edited by Kate Wilson.
The Gravel Pirates: Strip-mining the Russian River Water Supply
A talk given by L. Martin Griffin, Jr., MD, MPH as part of the California Colloquium on Water.
Blue Gold – World Water Wars
This acclaimed film is a must-see. Our fresh water sources are fast becoming owned by a few large corporations. Watch the short clip below on YouTube. You can also watch the entire film on iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon On Demand.
Flow—For Love of Water
Irena Salina’s award-winning documentary investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century – The World Water Crisis.
“An astonishingly wide-ranging film. An informed and heartfelt examination of the tug of war between public health and private interests.” – New York Times
“Lively and engaging…Smartly Done” – Los Angeles Times
Home, A Film by Yann Arthuso-Bertrand
We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us and our children. Everyone should take part in the effort, and HOME has been conceived to take a message of mobilization out to every human being.
The Story of Stuff Project
The Story of Stuff Project’s mission is to build a strong, diverse, decentralized, cross-sector movement to transform systems of production and consumption to serve ecological sustainability and social wellbeing. The site includes stories about stuff, cosmetics, bottled water, electronics, and cap & trade.
A World Without Water
The world is running out of its most precious resource. True Vision’s timely film tells of the personal tragedies behind the mounting privatisation of water supplies. More than a billion people across the globe don’t have access to safe water. Every day 3900 children die as a result of insufficient or unclean water supplies. The situation can only get worse as water gets evermore scarce.
The Water Pirates
A film by Bruce Tokars. “The Water Pirates is the first of many videos that explain why it is critical to defeat the water bond that will be on California’s November ballot,” explained Tokars. “The $11.1 billion dollar measure is a pork-filled, naked power grab that will enrich a small group of wealthy powerful interests at the expense of an already bankrupt California – and that’s just for starters. If it passes, it will kill The Delta and be the end for the biggest and most important estuary in North and South America, San Francisco Bay. We want the water bond to die.
IBM Aims to Help Alleviate Water Shortages in Northern California’s Wine Country
From aging infrastructure to population growth to climate change, California’s strained water supply faces a complex set of challenges and demands that threaten the future of the state’s population, economy and environment.