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In April 2013 this film set out to investigate the increasing number of claims that cannabis oil can treat cancer. This has been done through the lives of terminal cancer patient... more
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This film tells the story of six Australian environment activists doing everything they can to get the media's attention. Through them they hope to reach the government and general public. Pat and Dom are scaling the roof of Parliament House, Ellen and Katy (with 100 others) are walking 300 km through the bush for solar, and Ray and Marion are locking themselves to logging equipment for their 40th wedding anniversary. The film explores key environmental issues facing contemporary Australi... more

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On a rainy night in May of 2012 a coalition of musicians, scientists and activists gathered in Albany on the governor’s front doorstep, calling for a ban on hydraulic-fracturing. With the news that Governor Andrew Cuomo might lift the moratorium on fracking in New York any day, the event was assembled in less than a month. Two rehearsals in 24 hours and it was showtime! The goal of the varied participants, many of whom had never met before this night, was to explain in clea... more

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A gift from the Pacha Mama, the coca leaf has been the subject of significant discussion over the past decades. This discussion has intensified recently, in line with the global debate on decriminalization and legalization of narcotic drugs. We set out to look at this plant from a new perspective, hoping to decry the established link between the sacred leaf and the illegal drug derived from it: cocaine. In doing so, we travel along the nerves of the coca leaf, moving gradually from the traditiona... more

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Texas-based archaeologists, Meredith Dreiss and David Brown, take the viewer on a 10,000 year-long visual exploration of the symbiotic relationship between agaves and the humans who depended upon them. Told through the lens of anthropological, botanical and ecological investigations, AGAVE IS LIFE, narrated by actor Edward James Olmos, delves into the ceremonial and sacred importance of this multipurpose plant, native to the Americas. From the ancient times to the present, we learn how agaves becam... more

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Told through the voices of 24 people from Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Canada, Attutauniujuk Nunami/Lament for the Land weaves together the voices and wisdom of Labrador Inuit with stunning visual scenery to tell a powerful story of change, loss, and hope in the context of rapid climate change in the Circumpolar North. A collaboration between researcher Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo Willox and the five Inuit communities of Nunatsiavut, this film brings attention to some of the most pressing climatic and environmenta... more

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With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business.

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This documentary contains engaging explanations for designing sustainable systems in the tropics of Asia. How to build a house, what to keep in mind while planting a veggie garden etc. Christian Shearer - well known permaculturalist and teacher - is our guide in the world of permaculture and inspires us to take care of ourselves and each other.

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Somewhere in Kenya there is an old fisherman called Mashoud, who believes in his stories, stories which paint a picture of a world of fantasy where the sea has a spirit, men ca...more
 
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The state of Meghalaya lies in Seismic Zone V and is extremely vulnerable to earthquakes and cyclones. Borne of this necessity to survive in a region thus plagued wit...more
 
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The proportion of Hungarian farmers under the age of 35 is 8.5% percent. 30% of those who get land based support are over 60. Youngsters in the countryside do not see th...more
 
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In the year 2050, there will be 9 billion people in the world. How do we make sure every mouth is fed? This series takes us around the world to examine the future of food. I...more
 
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The river Oued El Kebir has its source in the Atlas Mountains, 1,525 meters above sea level, and drains 60 km near Algiers into the Mediterranean Sea. On his journe...more
 
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A small community was promised a recreational dream. Instead they got a toxic nightmare. Watch their battle against coal ash, a toxic waste that is polluting hundreds of simila...more
 
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