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These claymation films were created by youth on Cortes during Reel Youth‘s Media Insid3out Program in March 2010. When the participants were asked to make a film about an issue that mattered to them, they chose the protection of our forests.

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Cortes Island youth speak about the protection of local forests from the threat of industrial logging.

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This film is the first installment documenting the struggle of Cortes Island residents who are trying to save a quarter of their island from clear cut logging by Islands Timberlands. The future of this island is being determined by a liquidation company, by people who have never set foot there.

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