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Fight For Soil

The eternal fight of the Dutch against the encroaching sea has been the subject of many films from the Netherlands in the past. This film does far more than to depict the ravages of ocean and lake, however. It includes some impressive sequences from Joris Iven's 1932 film Zuider Zee, and several ... Read more
Deep in the soil pests lurk in wait to attack the roots of plants. We are shown some impressive close-ups of these insects whilst the commentary tells us some disturbing facts about the world beneath our feet. ... Read more
A change is taking place across the face of southeast Australia as men and machines are clearing the bush, taming the rivers and creating lakes in the building of one of the greatest hydroelectric and irrigation schemes on earth — the Snowy Mountains Scheme. ... Read more
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