Alaska Review 41
Alaska Review collection
Mark O. Badger (Filmmaker)Edward K. Coll (Filmmaker)
Independent Television Inc.
In the first segment, Mark O. Badger and Edward K. Coll report on the existence of the ice worm "Mesenchytraeus solifugus" in Alaska. Unidentified fairgoers, National Park Service Naturalist Chris Degernes, and unidentified ice worm collectors are interviewed. The report contains views of a group hiking in the Portage Glacier area and people collecting ice worms at Byron Glacier. In the second segment, Alaska Review explores the staging of a direct action protest in the Beaufort Sea by Geenpeace activists opposed to off-shore oil drilling in the area. Those interviewed include: Will Anderson, executive director of Greenpeace in Alaska; Steve Sawyer of Greenpeace; Joanna McFadden of Greenpeace; David Reinhardt (?) of Greenpeace; Mark Roberts of Greenpeace; Michael Bailey, campaign coordinator for Greenpeace; Ralph Cunningham, filmmaker; Lee Tomerlin, ham radio operator; and Larry Leonard, ham radio operator and writer. The report contains views of the Arctic Ocean near Deadhorse, the Happyhose Hotel at Deadhorse, the Sagavanirktok River, Heald Point, a gravel island and oil drilling facilities, and barges at sea. The program also contains Public Service Announcements (PSAs) about alcoholism and the Campaign for Human Development.
U-matic videotape; color; sound
wormsPetroleum industryDrillingOil well drilling rigsDemonstrations
Alaska Film Archives, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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