Environment - 4

Polar Bear Man

Polar Bear Man

2014, Environment

It was supposed to be a soothing and serene camping excursion in the Torngat Mountains of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Matthew Dyer, a civil attorney based out of Lewiston, Maine, was anxious to take in the splendid natural sights and indulge in...

7.81
Origins

Origins

2014, Environment

Four years in the making, Origins is a stunningly ambitious new documentary that challenges us to reevaluate our existence in the modern world, and embrace the simplicities that defined the beginnings of our species. "I believe to understand our...

7.70
The End of the Amazonia

The End of the Amazonia

2002, Environment

Metaphorically titled, The End of the Amazonia is focusing specifically on the mouth of the river in the lower Amazon, where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Coverage begins on the fishing communities that are the dominant industry in the region -...

7.43
Disruption

Disruption

2014, Environment

Disruption opens with a serene archival footage, from Apollo 8 lunar mission, of the Earth rising over the horizon of the Moon before jumping sharply to modern images of extreme storms and the devastation faced in their aftermath. Cities lie in ruin,...

7.60
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
Planet Ocean

Planet Ocean

2012, Environment

An elegantly filmed documentary, Planet Ocean takes us on a beautiful adventure into the strangest domains of our planet - the oceans. Directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand - the noted environmentalist, journalist, and photographer, whose previous...

9.08
The Nature of Cities

The Nature of Cities

2010, Environment

How can we make better cities than ever, better workplaces, better schools... how can we immerse ourselves in nature everyday instead of thinking we have to get in SUV and drive 50 miles? There is no doubt that we need nature. It's absolutely...

8.19
The Ethics of Fracking

The Ethics of Fracking

2014, Environment

Drilling for natural gas or fracking has been going on in the United States for sixty years. New techniques called "slick-water, high-pressure, horizontal drilling" introduced in the last decade have made the extraction of natural gas cheaper but at...

7.12
Call of Life

Call of Life

2010, Environment

There's a mass extinction occurring on our planet today. We may well lose half of the world's biological diversity, but do we know enough about what's going on to be scared by? Natural structures that have been solid for millions of years are now in...

8.58
Inside the Garbage of the World

Inside the Garbage of the World

2014, Environment

We're living on a beautiful planet and as a human race we've been here for thousands of years. Our planet didn't need to be protected; life was flourishing on its own, with its own agenda. However for the past 100 years we've made a tremendous impact...

8.55