Most of us love birds. But did you know that Spring is a deadly time for our feathered friends? Despite persistent late-occurring snowstorms, average temperatures are starting to climb, soon to be followed by the most deadly period of the year for birds: springtime.
Could Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer be killing people by causing fatal kidney disease? A new study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health may have found a link between Monsanto’s Roundup
The latest stories about stuff related to the environment and green living. It’s not easy to keep up with everything that’s going on in the environment. That’s why I’ve created this weekly post—articles I’ve curated from environmental stories covering a wide range of topics that not only impact the earth, but our very lives. This…
Unacceptable Levels examines the results of the chemical revolution of the 1940s through the eyes of affable filmmaker Ed Brown, a father seeking to understand the world in which he and his wife are raising their children. To create this debut documentary, one man and his camera traveled extensively to find and interview top minds in the fields of science, advocacy, and law. Weaving their testimonies into a compelling narrative, Brown presents us with the story of how the chemical revolution brought us to where we are, and of where, if we’re not vigilant, it may take us.
Spanning 50 years of grassroots and global activism, this Sundance documentary brings to light the vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought – and succeeded – against enormous odds. From halting dams in the Grand Canyon to fighting toxic waste at Love Canal; from Greenpeace to Chico Mendes; from climate change to the promise of transforming our civilization, A Fierce Green Fire is “nothing less than the history of environmentalism itself.” (Los Angeles Times). Official Selection Sundance Film Festival.
“I AM” is the story of a successful Hollywood director Tom Shadyac, who experienced a life threatening head injury, and his ensuing journey to try and answer two very basic questions, “What’s wrong with our world?” and “What can we do about it?”. Tom visits some of today’s great minds, including authors, poets, teachers, religious leaders and scientists searching for the fundamental problem that causes all of the other problems, while simultaneously reflecting on his own life choices of excess, greed, and eventual healing.