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Poisoning Paradise

Poisoning Paradise

Documentary | English | 78 minutes

Unternehmen

Cinema Libre Studio


Besetzung und Crew

Director

Keely Shaye Brosnan


die Vorschau

vimeo.com/204309445


Überblick

Journey to the seemingly idyllic world of Native Hawaiians, where communities are surrounded by experimental test sites and pesticides sprayed upwind of their neighborhoods. Poisoning Paradise details the ongoing struggle to advance bold new legislation governing the fate of their island home. Interviews with local residents, scientists, and healthcare professionals reveal the hardships and ecological dangers of intensive and continuous pesticide applications and the environmental injustice thrust upon people living in one of the most sacred, biologically unique and diverse locations on earth. Award-winning investigative journalist Paul Kolberstein describes Kauai as "one of the most toxic agricultural environments in all of American agriculture.

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Abschlussjahr

2018


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