Posts Tagged with "documentary"

America’s Worst Ecological Disaster, Brought To You By Bank of America

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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America’s Worst Ecological Disaster, Brought To You By Bank of America

“This dusty old dust is a-gettin’ my home,  And I got to be driftin’ along.” -Woody Guthrie, “So Long, It’s Been Good To Know Yuh” This past weekend I watched Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary, “The Dust Bowl,” a great, insightful documentary drawing parallels to the dust bowl of the 1930’s and today’s environmental and [...]

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Deep in the Amazon, A Story is Waiting to be Told

Friday, June 15, 2012

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Deep in the Amazon, A Story is Waiting to be Told

Media technologies and professional skills are valuable tools that enable Indigenous communities living in rainforests around the world to communicate about the crisis of deforestation through sharing their stories, language, and art. Amazon Voice, a great new NGO that is working directly with the local Amazon communities based on a foundation of reciprocity and mutual [...]

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How Far Would You Go To Save It All?

Friday, March 9, 2012

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How Far Would You Go To Save It All?

That’s the tagline for a new documentary being made about the Yasuni national forest in Ecuador, which has been called “Earth’s Eden” because of its stunning beauty and incredible biodiversity. I’m willing to bet many RAN supporters would go very far indeed to save this pristine region of Amazon rainforest, but supporting this documentary, Yasuni [...]

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Review: Two Documentaries About Environmental Direct Action Well Worth Checking Out

Thursday, August 4, 2011

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Review: Two Documentaries About Environmental Direct Action Well Worth Checking Out

Two new documentaries have hit the screen, providing an intimate glimpse of the courageous activists trying to save our planet from reckless industrial exploitation. They offer very different portraits of the movements they seek to capture. “If A Tree Falls” examines the story of a group of environmental activists who were based in Oregon in [...]

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The Dirty Business of “Clean Coal”

Monday, July 19, 2010

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Nearly 50% of energy in the U.S. comes from coal, and now many industry propagandists are touting the benefits of a “cleaner” way of using this controversial fossil fuel. Check out the fascinating new documentary Dirty Business which explores the murky realities of “clean coal.” In the digital age, half our electricity still comes from [...]

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