Food for the Future: Balancing the need for healthy and affordable food with environmental needs

Food for the Future is a short documentary that examines how the world can best balance the need for nutritious and affordable food with protecting the environment. The film, produced by The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), explores the food revolution which is happening around the world and some of the challenges in the sector. It summarises the opportunities and challenges facing the world’s global … Continue reading Food for the Future: Balancing the need for healthy and affordable food with environmental needs

Water Warriors: One community’s victory in protecting their water from fossil fuel industries

Water Warriors is a documentary movie of a community’s successful fight to protect their water from the oil and natural gas industry. When an energy company begins searching for natural gas in New Brunswick, Canada, indigenous and white families unite to drive out the company in a campaign to protect their water and way of life. New Brunswick is known for its forestry, farming and … Continue reading Water Warriors: One community’s victory in protecting their water from fossil fuel industries

Actor Javier Bardem calls for more action on plastic pollution

Spanish actor Javier Bardem is using his profile to raise awareness of plastic pollution and the need for the world to act right now in protecting the planet. Best known for his roles in the Bond movie Skyfall and No Country For Old Men, Javier Bardem recently joined fishermen at Port de Blanes in the north of Spain for an early morning trip. Traditionally a … Continue reading Actor Javier Bardem calls for more action on plastic pollution

Project Trumpmore: Climate group want to carve Donald Trump monument into an iceberg

Finnish climate change group, Melting Ice is aiming to raise around half a million dollars to carve US President Donald Trump’s face into an arctic iceberg, as a warning against climate change. The ambitious stunt, entitled Project Trumpmore, will create a Mount Rushmore-like monument of Donald Trump’s face on a large piece of melting ice. In a statement, Melting Ice asked: “Will the carving of Donald Trump’s face … Continue reading Project Trumpmore: Climate group want to carve Donald Trump monument into an iceberg

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behaviour about plastics. Plastic pollution is poisoning the oceans and land, injuring marine life, and affecting the health of the planet and people. Earth Day Network, the world’s largest environmental movement who founded Earth Day, is working to secure a future free of plastic pollution. … Continue reading Happy Earth Day!

Teenager Theo Quenee replants mangroves to help rebuild South Florida landscape

Miami-based teen, Theo Quenee, is helping to preserve and protect the South Florida landscape, having planted hundreds of mangroves to replace trees trampled by last year’s Hurricane Irma. Mangroves are an essential part of a marine eco-system. In addition to providing a healthy and complex habitat for fish, sharks, and turtles, they also protect the coastline from erosion. Though the tropical storm, Hurricane Irma, wreaked havoc … Continue reading Teenager Theo Quenee replants mangroves to help rebuild South Florida landscape

Feed the Green: Documentary explores the correlation between the abuse of the planet and women

Feed the Green: Feminist Voices for the Earth is a documentary movie that looks at the correlation between the destruction of the planet and the abuse of women and other oppressed groups. Given that Mother Nature, the planet itself is female, Feed the Green: Feminist Voices for the Earth highlights the destruction of the environment and its impact on femicide and genocide. Filmmaker Jane Caputi brings to light gender … Continue reading Feed the Green: Documentary explores the correlation between the abuse of the planet and women

Columbian Amazon granted “person” status thanks to efforts of Columbian youth

The Colombian Amazon is now legally a person thanks to a group of Columbian youth. The Colombian Supreme Court has made Colombia the first country in South America to recognise the personhood rights of the Amazon Rainforest. Twenty-five young people, aged between 6 and 26, filed a lawsuit against the Colombian government for its response to climate change and the deforestation of the Amazon, which contributes to the … Continue reading Columbian Amazon granted “person” status thanks to efforts of Columbian youth

VICE News investigates the cost if climate change wrecked cities in the US

Climate change could cause as much as $44 trillion in damage over the next five decades. In the US, as many as 100 million Americans live in coastal cities and towns where rising sea levels pose a risk to residential and business properties. In an effort to combat the rising seas, Miami Beach launched a nearly half a billion-dollar project in 2015 to pump water off the … Continue reading VICE News investigates the cost if climate change wrecked cities in the US

Young climate champion Esau Sinnok helping to build a sustainable future for Alaska

Alaskan native Esau Sinnok is helping to build a sustainable future for Alaska. The former Arctic Youth Ambassador hails from the village of Shishmaref in northwest Alaska, where essential ice is being lost and homes are in danger of melting away. The 20-year-old comes from a long line of Inupiaq Eskimos who have inhabited a small Alaskan barrier island, Sarichef, and others like it for some 4,000 years. The residents … Continue reading Young climate champion Esau Sinnok helping to build a sustainable future for Alaska