We and Nature (1977)

Documentary №40241, 6 parts, duration: 0:59:15
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Camera operators:Potravnov


The rapid development of science and technologies makes the issue of interrelationship of man and nature even more vital. The film uses various kinds of chronicles.

Reel №1

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Planet Earth from Outer Space.

Waves on the sea.

Tourists are standing at the waterfall.

Volzhskaya HPP.

Irrigation system.

Field of sunflowers.



Preschoolers on the street under the shower.

The launch of the spacecraft.

The spacecraft control center.

B. Volynov (synchronously).

Smoking pipes.

Environmental articles in newspapers and magazines.

Academician I. D. Zverev (synchronously).

Chronicle of the life of megacities.

Chronicle: the first cars.

Smoking pipes.

Key words



Volinov B.V. - letchik-kosmonavt SSSR Zverev I.D. - akademik

Calendar: 1910

Locations: Volgograd region [773]

Reel №2

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Chemical plant.

Chemical plant discharges.

Chronicle: a dead fish in the river.

Oil film on the water, garbage.

Photos of T. Heyerdahl's expedition.


Senkevich (synchronously).

Felling of the forest.

Young forest.



Chronicle: Algeria (a peasant plows the land with a plow on two horses.

Chronicle:flooding in Florence.

Hungry African children are looking for food in the trash.

A camel caravan.

A gopher in the steppe.

A bird of prey caught a ground squirrel.

Shooting birds of prey.

A gopher in a wheat field.

A gopher in a trap.

Gopher skins.

Kuban hunter G.Ryzhov (synchronously).

Riders with birds of prey .


Senkevich Yu.A.- vrach,telezhurnalist, puteshestvennik, uchastnik ekspedicii T.Hejerdala

Reel №3

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Chronicle: the war with sparrows in China.

Insect pests (photos).

A sparrow feeds its chicks (photo).

A woman in a mask collects shells.

Coral reef.

Chronicle: a man shoots a rhinoceros.


A woman in an ostrich boa (photo).

Men play billiards with ivory balls.

Severed elephant legs (photo).




Spotted deer.

A wild boar with a brood.


An atomic explosion.

Farhad reservoir.

Irrigation canal.

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Children are swimming in the canal.


K. Dildibekov drinks tea.

K. Dildibekov (synchronously)about how the Hungry Steppe turned into a blooming garden.

Landscapes (shooting from a helicopter).

Laboratories for the study of water erosion.

The explosion of ravines.

A strip of young forest.

Production of manganese ore at the Nikopol deposit.

Land reclamation.

Apple orchard.

Planting a forest in the Kulunda steppe.

A strip of young forest.

Treatment of the garden with chemicals.

Dead insects and birds.

Laboratory of the Research Institute of Biological Plant Protection.

Caterpillars of the cabbage scooper butterfly.

Egg-eating trichogram under a microscope.

Dilution of the trichogram in the laboratory.

Bean seed.

Locations: Uzbekistan [236] Ukraine [229]

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Insects bred in the laboratory.

Insects are exposed to radioactive radiation.

Predatory ground beetles.

A ground beetle attacked a Colorado potato beetle.

Apple orchard.

Academician V. E. Sokolov (synchronously)about the Red Book.

Elk in the winter forest.

Roe deer.

A herd of bison.

A muskrat with a brood.

Karakum Canal.

Boxes are being unloaded from the car.

Release of white Amur fry into the Karakum Canal.

Fishermen pull out nets with fish.

Caviar is squeezed out of the fish.

Artificial insemination of eggs.

Hydroelectric dam.

Fish lifter for fish.


Sokolov V.E.- biolog, zoolog, akademik AN SSSR

Locations: Uzbekistan [236] Moscow region [788]

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Rescue of sturgeons.

A sensor is fixed on the back of the sturgeon.

The ichthyologist registers the path of the sturgeon.

A dam in the Volga Delta.

Dirty foam in the river.

Severodvinsk chemical plant.

Treatment facilities of the plant.

Flower beds in Severodvinsk.

Academician I. V. Petryanov-Sokolov (synchronously).

Verkhisetskiy Metallurgical Plant.

Treatment facilities of the plant.

People on the beach.

Chronicle: L. I. Brezhnev's speech at the XXV Congress of the CPSU on nature protection.

The Kremlin Palace.

Article in the Constitution on nature protection.

Schoolchildren take care of seedlings.

Picking apples.

A fawn.

The chick hatches from the egg.


A forest area. taken from a helicopter.


Petryanov-Sokolov I.V. -fiziko-himik, akademik AN SSSR

Locations: Astrakhan region [769] Ukraine [229] Ural [920]

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