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Big Boys Gone Bananas

$99.00$495.00

What is the impact on freedom of speech and the press when a big corporation attempts to suppress criticism and manipulate the media? Documentary filmmaker Fredrik Gertten found out when he debuted his previous film, BANANAS!, which portrays the struggle of 12 Nicaraguan plantation workers who brought a lawsuit challenging fruit giant Dole Food

WALDEN: a short legacy film

$24.95

Walden combines delicate and brilliant images filmed on location around Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts with readings by poet, John D. Ogden, bringing to life the heart and soul of Thoreau

CATCHING THE SUN: The Physics of Solar Energy

$89.95

Two forms of energy that we use every day are electrical energy and heat. During the 20th century we came to rely on fossil fuels as the ultimate source of these energy forms but now, energy from renewable sources is becoming more commonly used. This program investigates the three main ways in which we currently use solar energy to power our homes.

So Right, So Smart

$295.00

Profiles companies on the cutting edge of more sustainable business practices who are proving that being eco-friendly is both good for the earth and good for business.

CLIMATE CHANGE: Coral Reefs on the Edge

$49.00

Coral reefs are the largest living structures on earth, home to 25% of all marine species, and a primary source of food and income for over 500 million people. Coral reefs are a sensitive and vital indicator of the negative impact climate change is having on the world’s oceans.

Design and the Environment

$99.95

The viewer is led through an exploration of eco-friendly design and how designers use Life Cycle Assessments to ensure that products have a minimal environmental impact. Sustainable design techniques are investigated and a case study of the Beddington Zero Energy building is used to demonstrate what is possible using sustainable design techniques.

A GREENER WORKPLACE: Planning and Managing for Sustainability

$189.95

The ‘green’ approach to life started as a grass-roots, community-based movement. It has now permeated the mainstream to the point where businesses across the globe realize that adopting an environmentally sound philosophy is essential – not only to maintain credibility and protect the bottom line, but also to attract the best employees.

Environmental Sustainability in Business: A Case Study

$99.95

Business owners are fast realizing that reducing their environmental footprint is not just a PR exercise, it’s vital to their future. This program features a case study of businesses that have developed unique approaches to sustainability. Their visionary leaders reveal how becoming ‘green’ has helped make their businesses stronger and more financially viable.

In Our Backyard

$20.00

An expose on the polluted industrial towns surrounding the St. Louis area, and their connections to a well known chemical company known as Monsanto.

Fighting Goliath: Texas Coal Wars

$20.00

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Follows the story of Texans fighting a high-stakes battle for clean air. The film introduces the unlikely partners-mayors, ranchers, CEOs, community groups, legislators, lawyers, and citizens-that have come together to oppose the construction of 19 conventional coal-fired power plants that were slated to be built in Eastern and Central Texas and that were being fast-tracked by the Governor. Narrated by Robert Redford.

Crude Impact

$95.00

Crude Impact is a powerful and timely story that explores the interconnection between human domination of the planet, and the discovery and use of oil. This documentary film exposes our global, deep-rooted dependency on fossil fuel energy and examines the future implications of peak oil – the point in time when the amount of petroleum available worldwide begins a steady, inexorable decline.

Environmental Ethics

$29.95

Environmental Ethics: Examining Your Connection to the Environment and Your Community profiles a diverse group of courageous Goldman Environmental Prize winners who have made it their duty to protect their local environments. Organized around foundational topics in environmental studies, Environmental Ethics examines both the facts and the ethical arguments surrounding resource management practices.

El Dorado

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A story of a community in conflict in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The film takes an unusually unbiased look at four local residents, two timber workers and two environmentalists, as they try to balance the health of the forest with the jobs of the workers who depend on it.

Gimme Green

$19.95

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Gimme Green is a humorous look at the American obsession with the residential lawn and the effects it has on our environment, our wallets, and our outlook on life. Lawns are undeniably an American symbol. But what do they really symbolize? Pride and prosperity? Or waste and conformity?

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SOUTH CENTRAL FARM: Oasis In A Concrete Desert

$21.95$39.95

Covers the high profile controversy over the South Central Farm in Los Angeles, the largest urban garden in the country. The story includes the benefits of urban farms, celebrity tree sitters, citizen supporters, dramatic evictions of farmers, rarely told developer’s defense and updates on farmers efforts to continue to sustain themselves, physically and spiritually. Celebrity activists include Daryl Hannah, Joan Baez, Julia Butterfly Hill, Martin Sheen, Willie Nelson.

Ahmed and the Return of the Arab Phoenix

$22.95$49.00

Shot around the Palmyra oasis, Syria. Despite its bad reputation in the international press, the Syrian government is very much involved in the effort of protecting its natural heritage. This is the story of a handful of visionary men who are fighting in the desert to protect what is left of the biodiversity of Al Badia. Their efforts will be rewarded by the discovery of the last Middle Eastern breeding colony of the Bald Ibis in the wild, one of the rarest migratory birds and a symbol of wisdom for the Bedouins of the desert.

Paper & Glass Recycling

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“Paper & Glass Recycling” uses factory footage, and animations, to tell an engaging, clear and fun story of how discarded materials are converted into new paper and glass products. Seeing these transformations helps make recycling more “real” to the viewer; and, the animations make them even more fun to watch. Stewardship and environmental aspects are also addressed.