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Crash Course: Ecology

Crash Course: Ecology

With a solid understanding of biology, it's time for the long view - how the living things interact with and influence each other and their environments. Life is powerful, and in order to understand how living systems work, you first have to understand...

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Introduction to Permaculture Design

Introduction to Permaculture Design

Permaculture is a system for sustainable living on Earth that benefits all creatures and supplies all the needs of humanity. Present systems are failing miserably: resource depletion, water storage, degraded landscape, food shortage, climate change. All these things are negative and we don't...

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Green Gold

Green Gold

Environmental filmmaker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits to people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally. The film takes you to China, Jordan, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Bolivia,...

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Inside Chernobyl

Inside Chernobyl

A film based on current conditions in Chernobyl and Pripyat, where the Soviet Government tried to cover up a catastrophic nuclear accident - something the world had never seen before. Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant had exploded releasing lethal amounts...

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Toxic: Napoli

Toxic: Napoli

In the city of Naples, Italy, the Mafia has controlled the waste-management industry for decades - dumping and burning trash across its rolling hills and vineyards. In 1994, the European Union declared the situation an official environmental emergency, and things have only gotten...

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Green Death of the Forests

Green Death of the Forests

Green Death of The Forests is an unusual film. It is both a hard hitting portrayal of the causes and consequences of deforestation in Indonesia, and a film which captures the tranquility and calm of wild nature. It contains no narrative or dialogue...

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Polar Apocalypse

Polar Apocalypse

Ten percent of the Earth's surface is covered in glacial snow and ice. As our planet heats up this frozen water is starting to melt at an increasing rate. This could have a catastrophic effect on the sea levels across the world. Coastal...

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The Cleantech Future

The Cleantech Future

What if we could live in a clean world? A world in which energy would be 100% renewable, water no longer polluted, transportation truly green and production methods clean and regenerative? There will be such a world. In this documentary VPRO Backlight explores...

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Occupy Sandy

Occupy Sandy

The author of Gasland and The Sky is Pink made one little documentary concerned with the people affected by the Hurricane Sandy. Occupy Sandy is a coordinated relief effort to distribute resources and volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by Hurricane Sandy....

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