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Food Choices - How Our Diet Affects the Environment
This is a different kind of movie about food. Unlike several other documentaries of the genre that often focus on singular aspects and issues related to food, this feature length film takes a broader look and explores the impact that…
Plastic Paradise - The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
The invention of synthetic plastic created an era of disposable products. Watertight and endlessly malleable, plastic is the perfect invention, yet its miraculous durability is also its curse because it never goes away. In the early 21st Century, rumors about…
From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City - Investigating the Michigan Water Crisis
This film goes beyond the news headlines to spotlight the impact of the devastating water contamination crisis on the people of Flint, Michigan. The film highlights the stories of residents who were personally injured, along with the work of local…
Deepwater Disaster - The Untold Story
Part of the Series: Horizon
BBC
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is one of the world's biggest environmental disasters. Horizon reveals the untold story of the 87-day battle to kill the oil blowout a mile beneath the waves. The Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster sent millions…
Trashed with Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, brave investigative journey that takes Irons (and us) from…
Plastic Tides: The Canal
Two men. Two SUPs. Ten days. 240 miles. The Plastic Tides team launched on November 9th from Ithaca, NY with hopes to reach Albany via the Erie Canal. Just days into the expedition a winter storm warning became the infamous…
Revolution - The Fight to Save Our Oceans
In this multi-award-winning film, Rob Stewart embarks on a global journey to uncover the grave dangers threatening the world's oceans -- and ultimately, humanity -- as well as to learn what it will take to reverse the challenges to life…
Oceans - The Mystery of the Missing Plastic
99% of the plastic that should be floating in the oceans is missing. Even accounting for the plastic that washes up on beaches or is trapped in arctic ice, millions of tonnes has simply disappeared. As most plastic never deteriorates,…
Silent River - Corporate Pollution in Mexico
The Santiago River, known locally as "the River of Death," flows along the outskirts of Guadalajara, Mexico. For forty years, waste from one of Mexico's largest manufacturing corridors has been dumped into the Santiago. 80% of the companies in the…
The Light Bulb Conspiracy
The Light Bulb Conspiracy uncovers how planned obsolescence has shaped our lives and economy since the 1920's, when manufacturers deliberately started shortening the life of consumer products to increase demand. The film also profiles a new generation of consumers, designers…
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The Pristine Coast - Investigating British Columbia's Marine Ecosystem
The marine ecosystem off the coast of British Columbia is collapsing. Alexandra Morton, a whale biologist who lives in the Broughton Archepelago, began to document the decline of pink and chum salmon in the late 1990's. Just prior to the…
The Price of Sand - Silica Mines, Small Towns and Money
"The Price of Sand" is a documentary about the frac sand mining boom in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Due to a rapid increase in demand, pure silica sand has become a valuable commodity, and mines are opening at a rapid rate.
Spaceship Earth - Our Global Environment
Kids eating burgers in Los Angeles. Surfers in Australia. Indians in the Amazon. What in the world do they have in common? Spaceship Earth is a unique program demonstrating the amazing interdependence of human, natural, and technological systems. Hosted entirely…
Chemerical
Chemerical explores the life cycle of everyday household cleaners and hygiene products to prove that, thanks to our clean obsession, we are drowning in sea of toxicity. The film is at once humorous, as we watch the Goode family try…
Orange Witness
Orange Witness serves as a platform for those exposed to and affected by Agent Orange to tell their stories. Weaving audio interviews and archival footage the film paints a bleak picture of the damage caused by the use of herbicides…
Eco Rap: Voices From The Hood
This video by Lynn Feinerman presents ecological issues from the viewpoint of a multiethnic group of young people as they learn about local environmental hazards and express their views using rap music.
Dirty Paradise - Pollution in French Guyana
One last piece of South America belongs to Europe: French Guyana; where the native Wayna Indians live in an almost paradisiacal world. But criminal gold diggers occupy and pollute the land with mercury, through their primitive extraction techniques.
A Blooming Business - The Flower Factories of Kenya
The roses we enjoy may come with more thorns than we realize. Delving deep into the heart of the global flower industry, A BLOOMING BUSINESS shows us the difficult reality behind the pretty flowers. In Kenya, giant flower factories use…
The Cheshire Transaction - A Town for Sale
One small Ohio town. One power plant. One unusual proposal. In 2002 after years of coping with pollution from the coal-fired power plant next door, residents of Cheshire, Ohio make a unique proposal: they offer to sell their homes to…
Industrial Systems of Tomorrow
Business today is a central driver to ensuring the possibility of a global future alive with hope and promise for all. This vital video is a first attempt at better understanding how to reduce waste and pollution while improving financial…