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Edens Lost and Found

Four-part series that highlights models for urban transformation in the effort to make Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Seattle into sustainable cities.

Edens Lost & Found highlights practical solutions and models for urban transformation that go beyond pollution prevention to tackle the challenge of improving the quality of life in cities for ourselves and future generations.

Focusing on Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Seattle -- four cities that face a range of demographic, economic and environmental challenges -- this special documentary series shows how integrated resource planning combined with local community support have come together with bold strategies offering hope to our great American cities.

Many of the problems these cities are confronting pose similar challenges to other metropolitan areas -- of all sizes -- across America. And there is much to be learned from the solutions they are finding.

Showcasing strategies that contribute to a sustainable ecosystem -- including open space and public parks, urban forestry, watershed management, public art, waste disposal, recycling, green architecture, environmental justice, neighborhood development, and mass transit alternatives -- Edens Lost & Found presents the integrated "best practices" that are making a significant difference in these four cities.

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Edens Lost and Found: ChicagoEdens Lost and Found: Chicago

City Hall and grass roots groups in Chicago are working on open space, green buildings and an educated citizenry to create a sustainable city.

Bullfrog Films ♦ 2006 ♦ 57 minutes ♦ 7-12, College, Adult
Edens Lost and Found: Los AngelesEdens Lost and Found: Los Angeles

Is it possible that the City of the Angels can be a model for the world of environmental rebirth?

Bullfrog Films ♦ 2007 ♦ 57 minutes ♦ 7-12, College, Adult
Edens Lost and Found: PhiladelphiaEdens Lost and Found: Philadelphia

Faced with severe budget limitations, Philadelphia's rebirth is being brought about by a network of community-based volunteer organizations.

Bullfrog Films ♦ 2006 ♦ 57 minutes ♦ 7-12, College, Adult
Edens Lost and Found: SeattleEdens Lost and Found: Seattle

Recognizing that the human community is growing faster than the aging infrastructure, the city of Seattle created an Office of Sustainability and Environment.

Bullfrog Films ♦ 2007 ♦ 57 minutes ♦ 7-12, College, Adult

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