Environment - 2

Shelter in Place

Shelter in Place

2010, Environment

Shelter in Place is a devastating exploration of the oil industry's impact on the health and life quality of the inhabitants of Port Arthur, a small Texan town framed against the backdrop of flaming oil rigs and smothering black smog. Named for the...

9.01
Catastrophic Failure

Catastrophic Failure

2016, Environment

It all began on November 5, 2015, with the collapse of a dam near an iron-ore mine in Brazil. That's when a river of toxic sludge came bursting forth; a stew of mud and mining waste that cost more than a dozen lives, many more injuries, and widespread...

9.01
At the Edge of the World

At the Edge of the World

2008, Environment

At the Edge of the World chronicles the controversial Sea Shepherd Antarctic Campaign against a Japanese whaling fleet. The international volunteer crew, under-trained and under-equipped, develop a combination of bizarre and brilliant tactics with...

9.00
Our Rising Oceans

Our Rising Oceans

2015, Environment

In the opening moments of Our Rising Oceans we learn that global catastrophe lies beneath the awe-inspiring pale blue skies and ghostly white icescapes of West Antarctica. The scientific data regarding the effects of climate change on the ongoing...

8.99
Green Gold

Green Gold

2012, Environment

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...

8.98
Earth on Fire

Earth on Fire

2014, Environment

Earth on Fire is a one hour, Australian special that focuses on mega fires and fires in general as they relate to our forests and ecosystem. This documentary reminds us that our idea of the natural and perfect state of things isn't always based on a...

8.97
Lucent

Lucent

2014, Environment

The mother pigs are rigidly confined within a cage so constrictive that it only allows for the faintest of single steps. Once a day, they are beaten upright by factory workers to ensure that paralysis doesn't set in due to their lack of mobility....

8.96
Drop in the Ocean?

Drop in the Ocean?

2015, Environment

In less than 50 years, ocean life as we know it could be completely done for. This not only means dead oceans, but a dead ecosystem, and mass deaths of all who depend on it. That means us. Does this sound far flung? So does the idea that vertebrate...

8.94
Troubled Waters

Troubled Waters

2015, Environment

In the midst of widespread pollution and the ill effects of climate change, we tend to lose sight of another factor that threatens the vitality of our oceanic ecosystem: overfishing. Troubled Waters examines the long-term economic and environmental...

8.79

Gashole

Gashole

What caused America to go from being a leading exporter of oil to the world's largest importer? What are the economic and sociological forces that have contributed to that change and impede its solution? Gashole is an eye-opening documentary...

8.76