Richard St Barbe Baker: man of the trees

New Zealand, 1981

Film
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Richard St. Barbe Baker, a 92 year old conservationist known as the “Man of the Trees” leads the campaign to reclaim the world’s deserts and to prevent virgin forests from destruction. Includes footage from his 1952 Sahara crossing and ecological survey and other archival material that sketches his early life and his involvement with conservation in several countries.

Credits

production company

Leon Narbey Productions

producer

John Maynard

director
Duration

00:25:45:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014829

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservationists

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Deserts

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ecological research

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection - Citizen participation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Trees

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - New Zealand

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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