Environment

Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown

Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown

2012, Environment

On March 11, 2011, the strongest earthquake to ever hit Japan occurred. It scored a whopping nine on the Richter scale. A devastating tsunami soon followed, with 28,000 people declared dead or missing. Amongst the hardest-hit areas was Fukushima...

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Lords of Water

Lords of Water

2019, Environment

Every living and breathing organism on the planet needs water to survive. This basic organic need, plus all the other things we need water for, like bathing, cleaning, growing food, has made water the Earth's most precious natural resource. For over...

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DamNation

DamNation

2014, Environment

In the first half of the 20th century, Americans built dams all over the country to provide growing population potable water for homes, farms and communities. They were also a source of clean and sustainable hydroelectric power, a welcome alternative...

7.38
Artifishal

Artifishal

2019, Environment

The documentary explores the implications of the changing relationship between humans and how we manipulate ecosystems for our benefit and survival. It focuses specifically on fishing of wild salmon. Throughout the piece, we can see a clear parallel...

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Endgame 2050

Endgame 2050

2020, Environment

For many years, we have all been warned about the approaching doom promised by climate change. But what might that future actually look like? Endgame 2050 looks three decades into our future to visualize the fate that awaits us all if we do not act...

5.66
Living Soil

Living Soil

2018, Environment

Over the next 40 years, the farming industry will have to produce more food than it has in the past 500 years. This challenge transcends the massive workload placed on farmers. It also speaks to the growing scarcity of our most crucial resource in...

8.29
Guardians of the Amazon

Guardians of the Amazon

2020, Environment

Deforestation rates have doubled in the Amazon rainforest. Brazil's far-right president has embraced the destruction of this precious environmental resource in favor of increased commercial development. Meanwhile, the indigenous people who populate...

7.50
The Plastic Problem

The Plastic Problem

2019, Environment

Over 9 billion metric tons of plastic have been produced since 1950. Where has it all gone? In the illuminating documentary The Plastic Problem, the PBS NewsHour explores the scourge of plastic remnants in our oceans and lakes, their points of origin,...

8.00
Fish Wars

Fish Wars

2019, Environment

The Mekong Delta in Vietnam is home to the world's most popular fish. Pangasius (also known as dory or catfish), drives a multi-billion dollar export industry. It's cheap and convenient to harvest, and its mass production has provided a livelihood for...

8.74
Dominion

Dominion

2018, Environment

There's a stark contrast between the wholesome image Big Agriculture wants to project to the public and the grotesque realities that exist within the confines of their slaughterhouse factories. We witness this contrast from the opening frames of...

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