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Once Upon a Tide

May 09 2008 |
by Mark Rauscher

A tale of a young girl who finds out about our world's dependence on the ocean, and the beauty and life we would forsake if we lost its bounty...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9JWbOF5P24]

http://www.healthyoceans.org

"Working with award-winning filmmakers (Sea Studios Foundation) and animation studio (LAIKA/house) the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School produced a 10-minute film that reconnects its audience to the importance of the marine environment for all life on Earth, including human life. Unlike conventional natural history documentaries, the film title Once Upon a Tide, is a fictional narrative that blends the moral and visual elements of a fairy tale to inspire us to recognize the importance of ocean conservation. This modern day fable is an innovative educational approach that will be shown in aquari-ums, museums, theaters and schools nationally and internationally. Film distribution includes educational ‘take-away’ guides for viewers."
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