“But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.” Rachel Carson, author of Silent Spring.
Mountain lion P22 rose to fame when his spectacular portrait in front of the Hollywood sign appeared in National Geographic magazine. He grabbed the limelight again when he was rescued by biologists and tested positive for anti-coagulant rodenticides. Following a public outcry, the California Department Of Pesticide Regulation banned the retail sale of a class of pesticides, and the manufacturer subsequently sued to stop the ruling. If we have flipped the scales and predators are getting killed by preys, Is it possible to restore a natural balance starting in our own backyard?
We will take a look at Project Bird Box Israel, a successful program which made international headlines using barn owls as biological pest control agents across cultural and political borders and large agricultural areas of the Middle East, Taiwan and South Africa..
This film is sponsored by CLAW and made in partnership with From The Heart Productions. Special Thanks to the following organizations for their valuable guidance and support: