Achieving Balance chronicles the removal of the Black Rat from Anacapa Island and reveals the profound results of recovery that follow on the island ecosystem.
Produced for web/YouTube and the Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center, the video documents the restoration of Anacapa Island after the removal of the black rat, which was predating on threatened seabirds. A group of non-profit, government, and educational organizations came together to remove these non-native predators in 2002. The film reveals some of the surprising, positive results ten years after the removal of the rats.
Written, Producer & Directed by Kevin White
Narration by Peter Coyote Edited by John Dutton & Susan Utell
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