Shifting Baselines in the Sound

Seattle WaterfrontWhat better way to localize a general topic to the specific locale of Puget Sound than by using music by Pearl Jam? That's just what Shifting Baselines in the Sound did.

Commissioned by the Puget Sound Partnership, it illustrates just how our expectations for a healthy Puget Sound are colored by our recent experience with a less than bountiful Sound.

There's a host of other short films about shifting baselines by Randy Olson at:


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